LEADING CHARITY HUMANKIND AND SOUTH WEST CHARITY EDP TO JOIN TOGETHER

Pioneering health and social care charity Humankind and innovative Devon-based alcohol and drug charity EDP have announced they will join together on 1st April 2020. EDP will form a subsidiary within Humankind, a national organisation which takes an innovative approach to addressing health and social inequalities. Combined, we will employ over 1,500 staff who are committed to pursuing their vision for people of all ages to be safe, building ambitions for the future and reaching towards their full potential. Paul Townsley, Chief Executive of Humankind said today: “Humankind and EDP have worked collaboratively for several years and have recognised that...LEADING CHARITY HUMANKIND AND SOUTH WEST CHARITY EDP TO JOIN TOGETHER

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What’s on offer in the community – Christmas 2019

Devon Tiverton The Salvation Army  Are doing Christmas dinner in Tiverton on Christmas Day. Clients could either offer to help out or eat a meal. Sidmouth The Dairy shop Will be welcoming people of any age to come and join them for a free coffee, mince pie and company. 12:30 – 2:30 5 Church St, Sidmouth Exeter The Salvation Army Friars Gate, Exeter EX2 4AZ  The SA provides a community meal for the marginalised every Sunday between 1 and 2 and every Saturday between 6 and 7, except the second Saturday of the month.  On Christmas day we provide...What’s on offer in the community – Christmas 2019

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Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

Days 7 09/11/19 WE DID IT…All 10 of us have completed the challenge safely. Poor Chris the most experienced rider was the only one to fall off, and he wasn’t badly hurt. Mally, in his words “smashed it” and was the entertainment of the whole of Myanmar…We all laughed, cried and sweated to the end, oh and panted up hills! I will be posting pictures on Facebook of the last 24 hours. Thank you for taking the time to watch the relive videos. See everyone soon. It’s now going to take us 2 days and 3 flights to get home....Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

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Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

Days 6 07/11/19We’ve had the latest check in from Colin… We our now on our last day cycling. It has gone soo quickly. Yesterday we rode 87 km,BIG hill and we saw elephants, a wolf( no pics) fighting cockerels and parades. All with rain thrown in. Colin xx And this was Malcolm’s check in… After 5 days of hard cycling , this morning for me was very, very hard emotionally , which made the riding very hard. But I got my shit together and finished very strong. This is what I’ve trained for a whole year for. This is...Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

EDP Drug & Alcohol Services, incorporated and registered in England and Wales (company number 2145656). Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held at EDP offices, 3rdFloor, Beaufort House, 51 New North Road, Exeter EX4 4EP at 17:00 on Wednesday, 4 December 2019 for the transaction of the following business: As ordinary business to consider and, if thought fit, to pass the following resolutions as ordinary resolutions: Ordinary Business To re-appoint the Auditors, Bishop Fleming and to authorise the Board to fix their remuneration. To re-elect the following members of the Board...Notice of Annual General Meeting

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Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

Days 3 and 4 05-06/11/19We’ve had the latest check in from Colin… Today was the longest and hardest day so far. We started at 8.00am and finished at 4.30pm. Starting at Mount Popa and finishing at the lakes.Thought of all the people in the spin classes and a big thank you to Emma, Jay and Cara for get me “challenge fit”. Also Jilan and Becky for my flexibility. Getting a beer now and sleep, to prepare for another 85km tomorrow. ColinxxMalcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

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Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

Day 2 04/11/19What a day, hot cycling, 34 degrees.We are having  trouble getting the garmin to connect so here’s some pic’s.Very emotional, after riding 78 km and seeing another beautiful sunset.This place is everything I hoped it would be. Mally is really enjoying the challenge. For me it is a very spiritual place and the light in late afternoon and early evening is wonderful. The pictures don’t do it justice.Another day tomorrow.ColinxxMalcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

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Malcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

Day 1 03/11/19 Hi lovely people,Well we made it , after 3 flights and 4 airports. This evening we went and saw the sunset at the world’s longest wooden bridge, spectacular . Then we picked up the bikes and we are all set for 6.00am tomorrow to start the challenge. Thank you everyone for your sponsorship. Temperature tomorrow set for 35 degrees…Goodnight xxMalcolm & Colin’s BIG bike ride

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Burma, Beards and Bike Rides

A father’s campaign to help people effected by substance misuse leads him to Asia  “I’m a Devon lad, with Irish parents, Scottish roots and a bit of a thing for Big Macs. How on earth did I let myself be talked into travelling to Burma and cycling through jungles and mountains?!” Last Sunday, surrounded by his friends and family, Malcolm Mccready watched as a year’s worth of beard growth fell to the floor. It is a happy, intimate moment, as his brother-in-law and cycling buddy Colin, gives him a close shave. But this is more than just a routine...Burma, Beards and Bike Rides

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Time to Flourish

My Name is Paul, for more years than I care to remember I had been using alcohol to soothe my tormented soul Once upon a time there was a rag tag bunch of misfits, people who had made a habit of taking the wrong turn in life. Once their bodies and minds had had enough torture through their owners unwise decisions a moment of clarity befell them, “I have had enough” they all said “I’m going to change my ways”. Wise people from the big house surrounded by Buddleia agonised “how shall we help them”? “I know” said someone...Time to Flourish

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