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Posted on: February, 2018
Exeter had the tenth highest growth in private sector jobs in the UK last year, a new report has revealed.   The Centre for Cities Outlook 2018 report shows an increase of 3,000 jobs in Exeter – a 5.1% increase on the previous year.   The highly-regarded report also tracks Exeter as the second...
Posted on: January, 2018
Beginning on 22nd January, Devon County Council will be undertaking lining, maintenance and defect correction works at Sandygate Roundabout (including the motorway services roundabout), this is an urgent road booking to resolve these outstanding issues.   In order to carry out the work in the most efficient way possible we will be...
Posted on: October, 2017
Exeter College welcomes back internationally acclaimed tenor and alumnus, Thomas Hobbs, for one off show at Exeter’s historic St Michael & All Angels Church.    Thomas has been described as one of the finest tenors in the UK and is in demand, appearing with many leading baroque and early music ensembles throughout...
Posted on: October, 2017
From Friday 20 October 2017, visitors will be able to discover fascinating facts about the History of Magic at Exeter Library. Displays will launch simultaneously in 20 public libraries across the UK in tandem with the Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition at the British Library in London. The series...
Posted on: October, 2017
The University of Exeter runs a free business continuity networking and training event each year, under the banner PENCON (Peninsula Continuity Forum).  This local event provides Higher Education Institutions and other local businesses with an opportunity to share knowledge and build a business continuity community in the South West.   Details of...
Posted on: October, 2017
As a result of adverse and resultant atmospheric weather conditions impacting normal operations due to Storm Ophelia today, Flybe has been forced to cancel some 170 flights, the full list of which is available at www.flybe.com/flight-info This included all flights to and from Belfast City Airport, Scotland and the Channel Islands...
Posted on: October, 2017
Due to the impact of Hurricane Ophelia and the adverse weather conditions around the UK, Flybe has to date cancelled 47 flights today. These include primarily those serving Belfast City, Dublin, Knock and the Isle of Man.    The safety of our passengers and crew is our number one priority and Flybe...
Posted on: October, 2017
Councillors in Exeter have highlighted plans to progress the long-awaited redevelopment of the city’s bus station site.  At an Extraordinary Meeting at the Guildhall on Thursday night, they backed a recommendation to close the existing bus station by the end of February 2018 at the latest. Passengers will be dropped off and...
Posted on: October, 2017
Yesterday Exeter Chamber of Commerce, partnered with Devon Chamber of Commerce to deliver the first in a new series of events called County Conversations.   The event allowed members from both Chambers to network and hear from a group of high profile leaders whose work across the county impacts and influences many...
Read below for the full announcement from The Crown Estate & TH Real Estate as well as a statement from the leader of Exeter City Council, Cllr Pete Edwards regarding the city centre development plans.  Derek Phillips, vice president of Exeter Chamber said: “The Chamber is disappointed that the developers have...
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