Contact details for Local Voluntary Groups
1st Teignmouth Girl's Brigade
Girls Brigade various ages meet Wednesday: 17:45-21:00pm
Contact - Rev. Glenda Cole. Number: 01626 773000. Email: email@example.com
Alice Cross Community Centre
Contact – Julia Street – Manager 01626 778039 Website – http://thealicecross.co.uk/ Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Cave Music Project
The Cave is a music project based in Teignmouth to help improve the quality of bands coming out of the area by providing quality, affordable facilities and support
Contact – Robin Brown – Manager 07902348281
Website – www.thecavemusicproject.org Email – email@example.com
Are a group of advanced riders and non riders, who have come together to offer our time, skills and expertise, free of charge to provide an out of hours emergency response courier service to the NHS.
This service is provided at no cost to the patient or the hospital that has requested their assistance.
All costs in providing the service have been covered by public donation or corporate sponsorship, shaking and rattling tins on street corners in their spare time, or even on occasion, they have put the fuel into the tank themselves.
Contact Les May. Number: 01626331975. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Devon Senior Voice - Teignmouth Branch
All volunteers, based around the 28 market and coastal towns and Exeter. Representing any older person.
Part of the Healthwatch Devon Partnership, Independent and non party political.
Addressing the range of issues affecting people in older age, bringing positive ideas for change.
Committed to building the active involvement of older people in society, both through our membership and actions.
Positive in our approach to life and older age, promoting ideas and solutions not just identifying problems.
Outward looking, interested in promoting the quality of life, not just of older people, but across other generations from the cradle to the grave. Reflecting the diversity of the older population and the range of issues that affect us.
Holcombe Community Orchard
We aim: to create a living resource for members of the community to enjoy, and to serve as a focal point for various village activities throughout the year.
To contribute to the preservation of fruit species. To promote ecological awareness, providing an environment which is ‘wildlife friendly’ and is managed organically. To provide an educational opportunity for local schoolchildren.
To share knowledge and experience with other similar groups.
Contact – Andy Watson. – Secretary 01626 888072
Website – http://www.hogco-devonrcc.org.uk. Email – email@example.com
Inverteign Wildlife Area Project
We are a small group of keen volunteers -since 2004 we have been restoring, redeveloping and managing a large wildlife area at a primary school in Teignmouth Devon
Our school children aged from 3-11 years use our project site for pond dipping and various other environmental studies + for many curriculum lessons ie music,art,literacy,numeracy, science etc
Contact - Jean Gitsham – Project Leader Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Ladies Probus Club
Club for retired business and professional ladies. Meet 2nd Wednesday 10 to 12
Contact - email@example.com
Mens Probus Club
Club for retired business and professional men. Meet 1st and 3rd Wednesday 10 to 12
Contact - firstname.lastname@example.org
Newton Abbot Writer Circle
Hello and welcome to the Newton Abbot & District Writers’ Circle. We are a small friendly group who between us write short stories, novels, non-fiction books, magazine articles and poetry. Some of us have been writing for years; others are relative newcomers. We all share a love of words and writing.
Contact - Carl Kuhlmann - Chairwoman 01626 330104 Email – email@example.com
South Devon Seabird Trust
This charity is second to none in the results it achieves in the care, treatment and rehabilitation of oiled seabirds.
Our aim is, and always has been, to treat each bird as an individual – each one requiring assistance – and each one having the same hope of full recovery and a chance to return to the wild
Contact - Jean Bradford – Founder and Trustee 07739 628943
Website – www.seabirdtrust.co.uk. Email – seabird firstname.lastname@example.org
Teignmouth Estuary Transition
Teign Estuary Transition: a local initiative to help communities around the Teign Estuary explore collaborative ways to move towards a low energy, sustainable future. It has been started by an enthusiastic group of local people who are concerned about the twin challenges of diminishing oil and gas supplies, known as ‘Peak Oil’, and climate change.
We believe that these challenges offer opportunities for a step-by-step ‘transition’ to a sustainable future.
Contact details Website – http://teigntransition.org.uk. Email – email@example.com
Teignmouth Heritage - Teignmouth & Shaldon Museum
The Teign Heritage Centre, home to the Teignmouth and Shaldon Museum, opened its doors to the public on 28th May 2011.
The Centre offers local residents and visitors the opportunity to explore the fascinating heritage of the area, as well as attend events, concerts and workshops
Teign Heritage is the body which oversees the running of the Teign Heritage Centre.
Teign Heritage is a Registered Charity (1116204) and a Limited Company (5874265).
The Teign Heritage Centre staff and the Board of Trustees are all volunteers.
Contact - Lin Watson – Curator 01626 777041
Website – www.teignheritage.org.uk. Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Teignbridge District Council
Contact – Emma Pearcy – Communications Officer. 01626 214164
Website – www.teignbridge.gov.uk. Email – email@example.com
Teignmouth Art Society
Teignmouth Art Society was founded in 1948 with the aim of encouraging art in the Teignmouth area. The society is a non-profit making organisation with around 160 members, working in a variety of media. We welcome anyone interested in art, and membership is open to all on the payment of an annual subscription.
Contact - Membership Secretary: Barbara Watkins, ‘Baveno’, 40 Higher Brimley Road, Teignmouth, TQ14 8JU
Contact - Hazel Wilks 01626 772319
Teignmouth Fairtrade Friends
Contact – Margaret Sheppard – Treasurer. 01626 870136 Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Teignmouth Gardening Club
Contact - Roger Saunders– Chairman 01626 774287 Email – email@example.com
Teignmouth Hospital League of Friends
To Mobilise, encourage, foster and maintain the interest of the public in the patients and the staff, and the support of the work pif Teignmouth Hospital by means of voluntary service, and to collect funds four that purpose.
Contact - Gerald Lavers Email firstname.lastname@example.org
TIAF Teignmouth International Art Forum
The exhibition returns to Teignmouth in May 2018.
Contact - Liz Lockyear - Chair - 07753 816399. Email email@example.com
Teignmouth Players Amateur Dramatic Society
The main aim of the Society when it was formed nearly fifty years ago was to promote live theatre for the enjoyment and benefit of all. This is still the aim with the emphasis on enjoyment. The Players are lucky in that we currently have their own studio theatre – The Ice Factory, which is leased from the Teignbridge District Council.
Contact - Joan Holloway - Chair - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Club meets for coffee from 10 am on the first and third Wednesday in the month, except August, at the Richard Newton Hall, Higher Buckeridge Road, Teignmouth. Look at our website for more information: teignmouth-probus-club.org.uk
Contact - Bruce Watt - Secretary Phone: 07802405801
Teignmouth Sings is a community choir for people who like to sing for fun
Teignmouth’s Friendly Open Access Community Choir
Contact – Jackie on 01626 879487 www.teignmouthsings.org.uk
Teignmouth Surf Life Saving
We are a club that is going through a regeneration phase after a few years of low membership. We have several new members on the committee who have plenty of energy and enthusiasm to drive the club forward. The clubhouse (soon to be revamped!) is underneath Teignmouth Yacht Club, just along from the Eastcliff Cafe, and further details can be found there. If you are interested in joining, whatever age, then please contact us or ask one of us if you see a training session being run on the beach.
Contact – Eastcliff Cafe. 01626 777621 Website – www.tslsgb.org.uk Email – email@example.com
Volunteering in Health
Our aim is to offer practical and emotional support to everyone in the communities of Teignmouth, Dawlish, Bishopsteignton, Chudleigh and Shaldon, thereby improving the health and well being of all residents.