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Favourite Local Walks 7 - Upper Creedy Valley

Continuing his series on his favourite local walks, Tom Davies describes a walk of 4.5 miles (2 hours) along the Upper Creedy Valley with splendid views at every stage. And for even better views you can extend the walk further.
Community

Crediton Radio - One Year On

In autumn 2019 Jake Lloyd left Manchester and moved to Crediton to be with his partner, Elizabeth. He brought with him his twin passions of radio and community and set about researching a way to bring them together. This was the beginning of Crediton Radio, as Ysella Sims reports.
The Heart Project

A New Challenge for a New Year - Join the Heart Project Team

Can you help our community website? If so, why not join the Crediton Heart Project team? We are the local charity which created and runs this website. But we also have ambitious plans for a new multi-use building. To build on our achievements and adapt our plans for a Covid world, we are looking for people with time, energy and ideas to join us.
Community

Turning Tides Taking Care of Crediton

The Turning Tides Project supports people with learning disabilities, who are already well known for their musical performances, their volunteer work and for the fabulous cakes and crafts they sell from their base at Crediton Station Tea Rooms. But they have recently taken on a new role as Crediton Town Maintenance Officers. This will not only help keep the town tidy and cared for but also provide valuable paid work, as Turning Tides Director Jane Williams explains.
Music

Pete Mason Music Fund Supports Local Musicians 

Pete Mason was a well known local musician, radio presenter and environmental campaigner, who sadly died last year. His wife and members of his band The Woodmen, have honoured his commitment to local music by setting up a fund to offer bursaries to local musicians. 
Kids

Home-Start offers to support struggling families

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Health and Wellbeing

Creating a Vaccination Centre – Like Building a Train as it Runs Down the Track

In this moving report, one NHS manager describes the extraordinary challenge of getting a mass vaccination clinic started in just a few weeks, a process that would normally have taken months.
Arts

Equal Access to Music During Lockdown -  The Positive Impact of Zoom

The Turning Tides Project (TTTP) believes everyone should have equal access to music, the arts and life. At the Crediton Station Tea Rooms, and in the community, they have been working to make this right a reality for people with learning disability or autism labels by offering regular music, art, sports and social sessions and events, alongside many other enabling services and opportunities.