The Totnes Pulse

What is the Household Support Fund?

South Hams residents experiencing financial hardship can now get help with paying essential bills through the Government’s new Household Support Fund. For more information and to apply to the Household Support Fund click here. The new Household Support Fund is designed to provide rapid short-term financial support for people who don’t have enough money to buy…

Totnes charity chosen as a Surprise Supplies finalist

10th November 2021 RGB Building Supplies has selected Totnes-based Sirona Therapeutic Horsemanship as a finalist in its Surprise Supplies giveaway and it’s now down to a public vote to see if it is one of two charities chosen to receive £1,000 worth of building materials. Sirona provides equine-based therapeutic and educational activities to disadvantaged, disabled and excluded young people in order to increase…

Contemporary painter Kath Hadden to help Devon CPRE find ‘Best Young Landscape Artist’ 2021

Exeter-based landscape artist Kath Hadden will be giving Devon CPRE the benefit of her expertise this autumn to help find the county’s most talented young landscape artists.   Devon CPRE, the local branch of the countryside charity, recently launched a new competition to find Devon’s Best Young Landscape Artist 2021   Budding young artists up…

Covid 19 – Have you got questions?

Dr Emily Grossman is a scientist, science author, TV broadcaster and climate activist who recently moved to Totnes from London. She is concerned about a lot of misinformation going around which is tragically costing lives. The recent “Newsletters” or “Truthpaper” that have been pushed through Totnes front doors of late are pushing an agenda of…