There’s significant isolation for a great deal of those aged over 85. How do the oldest old fair in our society?
The Exeter-based UK Safer Internet Centre has secured EU funding for the next seven years
Transition Newton Abbot and the National Trust combine to manage woodland and let people heat their homes in the Newton Abbot Woodfuel project
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has new research which shows that the vulnerable are hardest hit by the Coalition’s austerity programme
Protect and Respect, a new service from NSPCC Plymouth, helps to safeguard young people who have been or are at risk of being sexually exploited
Comedian Dave Spikey has an ambitious target with his anti-hunt video to remind people of the ‘cruel reality of hunting with dogs’
There are changes afoot in the Children and Families Bill. The Torbay Parents Participation Forum has set up an event to discuss the impact
Far more is spent subsidising the railway now than when it was publicly owned. The Green’s have an e-petition calling for renationalisation
Seems like the government is forcing a fight with the firefighters by worsening proposals on firefighter pensions. Here’s what the FBU says
Darren Cowell, who is Labour’s Torbay Mayoral candidate, has praised South Hams council for signing up to the Living Wage – will Torbay follow suit?
Torbay MP Adrian Sanders has joined Hele’s Angels’ Plough & Share credit union scheme and is urging others to do the same
There isn’t much love for Atos, but now even their own workers are walking out on strike. Here’s a press release from the PCS Union
Next step forward for pensions negotiations is `simple and achievable’ say firefighters after two-hour strike
Equality South West is no more, but the legacy of the fight for equality continues