Category Archives: DDC – Business

Exeter Scrapstore supports

Supports – Exeter Scrapstore We have been supporting the Exeter Scrapstore for many years with surplus material from our Manufacturing Social Enterprises: Reupholstery (Automotive, Marine, Traditional and Commercial) Wheelchair Upholstery Products Exeter Scrapstore is a facility within Belmont Park that provides a variety of materials from businesses and industries that have chosen to recycle their off-cuts and surplus. The […]

Devon Business Expo

We are really excited to be attending this years Devon Business Expo – it promises to be a fantastic event and not long to go now! It is completely free to attend if you register beforehand http://www.devonbusinessexpo.co.uk/book-your-tickets/  😉     Devon Business Expo is back for 2016 The Devon Business Expo, is one of the biggest business events […]

Independent Living Centre

Yesterday we welcomed the Independent Living Centre to our Mobility Showroom and number of NHS professionals – it was a great training session on #PressureUlcerPrevention and the importance of maintaining a good seating position. Please check out the video link below for further information about this fantastic local service which is completely free of charge. The […]

Devon County Show 2016

Devon County Show 2016   We are very happy to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Devon County Show with Devon County Council – they will have a variety of stands and interactive activities taking place in their Information Center (as shown above), plus a cafe serving delicious Devonshire refreshments and treats. Devon Disability Collective will be displaying a showpiece VW Split Screen […]

Exeter Community Initiatives

We welcomed Exeter Community Initiatives to our factory yesterday, there was so much to learn about this brilliant local Charity and how it has grown over the years from its humble beginnings of providing soup kitchens to homeless people. Below is summary of the work they are now involved with, they’re truly inspiring and helping so many people […]

Turntable Furniture

  We visited Turntable Furniture a couple of weeks ago – they are another fantastic local charity 🙂 What is Turntable and what does it do? Turntable is an Exeter-based charitable organisation that collects donated furniture, electrical items and carpets, that are in good, clean condition, free of charge, from the Exeter area, to pass […]

Living Options Devon

Living Options Devon We met with Living Options Devon yesterday – they are such a great team so welcoming and friendly and doing some really brilliant work helping people with disabilities and deaf people to lead the lives they choose. They offer so many different valuable services including Countryside Mobility. Please check out the link […]

Devon Disability Collective Ebay

Devon Disability Collective are now on ebay!   We have just launched our new Ebay shop http://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/devondisabilitycollective You can sign up for our ebay newsletter to get updates on new products listed! There are lots more products we will be listing shortly from our Mobility Showroom and Upholstery Departments 🙂 All profits made will be reinvested […]

new Exeter collective thrives

Jobs saved as new Exeter collective thrives Posted on: 26 October 2015 An Exeter business which provides specialist employment for people with disabilities will be officially opened by Devon County Council leader John Hart on Wednesday (October 28) at 11am. The Devon Disability Collective (DDC) was set up after PLUSS announced the impending closure of […]

Exeter Pluss Factory

Exeter Pluss Factory Posted by BEN BRADSHAW on April 02, 2015 I’m very pleased that management and the union representing disabled workers at the Pluss factory on Marsh Barton are working constructively together on a solution that could save most if not all of the jobs. Two weeks ago, Pluss management announced they were planning […]