South West England news

Local news from the South West England Region. If you have a good news story you would like to share, please contact [email protected].

Cycling success for South West students
Read about students from The Quay School in Poole who have completed a cycling expedition as a part of their Bronze Award.
Manager celebrates 25 years of DofE
Read about Tim Hardcastle, who has recently celebrated 25 years of being involved with running the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
South West students support their local Park Run
Read about two students from Penair School have been supporting their local Penryn Campus Park Run for the volunteering section of their...
DofE students plant trees for the Jubilee
Read about DofE participants from Somerset who have been planting trees as a part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
Somerset County Council celebrates long service achievements
Read about Somerset County Council celebrating four of their DofE Coordinators receiving long service awards in recent months.
DofE Leader removes barriers allowing marginalised young people to do their DofE
Read more about Claire Richards’ twenty year journey with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
DofE Leader receives Royal recognition
Read about John Carr becoming one of a small group of people worldwide to be congratulated for their outstanding support for young people...
DofE Participants create community garden

Participants from Churchill Academy & Sixth Form transform an area of disused land into a community garden for their village.

DofE Participant hosts radio show

Read about how Victoria Education Centre participant Brandon volunteered at Vibe Radio station for his Gold Award.

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