Family Life

Could you be a foster carer?

Could you provide a loving home for someone who needs fostering? Councils across Devon are working together on a mission to find people with time, energy, motivation and a spare bedroom who are able to care for some of Devon’s most vulnerable children and young people as part of this year’s Foster...

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By Mary Posted: 18/05/19 Updated: 17/05/19
Norman Hartnell responds to news of a call for inquiry into access to children for abusive parents...
Posted: 16/05/19
Published by Sue Cade
National initiative returned for its 4thyear, as new survey confirms the best ...
Posted: 06/05/19
Published by Mary
On Wednesday 1st May thousands of mums will take part in The Big Breastfeeding Café and mums in...
Posted: 28/04/19
Published by Mary
The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) in Plymouth will be the only aquarium in the UK to allow its...
Posted: 21/03/19
Published by Mary
If it’s cold for you, it’s cold for your pet – that’s the key message from the British Veterinary...
Posted: 14/01/19
Published by Mary
New research has revealed that when parents split up, mums often find themselves struggling to...
Posted: 26/12/18
Published by News Desk
What was it actually like to grow up and work in rural West Devon during the 20th century?...
Posted: 07/12/18
Published by simontavi
Dear Editor, As we approach the festive season I would like to ask your readers in Plymouth to...
Posted: 03/12/18
Published by Mary
Parenting is demanding. No matter what age your children are, parenting presents is own set of...
Posted: 12/11/18
Published by Sarah Parker
We are all familiar with the nightmare combination that is children and travel. The longer the...
Posted: 30/10/18
Published by Mike Page
This October half-term, the National Marine Aquarium (NMA) in Plymouth will be celebrating Deep...
Posted: 22/10/18
Published by Mary
The Donkey Sanctuary Ivybridge hopes visitors will ‘Fall for Donkeys’ during their free family...
Posted: 15/10/18
Published by Mary
More than 60% of parents in the South West with children under 18 have made no will, a new survey...
Posted: 07/10/18
Published by News Desk
Complete honesty, being able to talk about anything together, and everyone having their own space...
Posted: 08/09/18
Published by News Desk
The nationwide search for UK parents to share their proudest moments has seen a Plymouth resident...
Posted: 06/09/18
Published by Sarah Parker
Famous for its cobbled streets, maritime heritage and surrounding countryside, Plymouth is regarded...
Posted: 04/09/18
Published by Mike Page

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