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Posted on: March, 2019
Section: Member news
Members of the Exeter & Heart of Devon Hotels & Restaurants Association raised a whopping £800 for Hospitality Action at this year’s annual dinner held at Mercure Southgate Hotel on Monday 4th March. Hotel Director of The Pig at Combe, Fiona Moores, is also raising funds for Hospitality Action by...
Posted on: March, 2019
Plans for a new institute of technology at Exeter College have been revealed as part of a wider £170m Department for Education project. If approved, the site on Hele Road in Exeter will be developed with an additional 26,909 sq ft of teaching space. The Department for Education (DfE) has set aside...
Posted on: March, 2019
Devon’s famous Lucombe Oak among 100 new trees to mark the Forestry Commission’s centenary year at the showground in May.  The Forestry Commission is providing100 new trees at Westpoint Showground, home of the Devon County Show, as part of its centenary year celebrations. A commemorative Lucombe Oak, an evergreen hybrid discovered by...
Posted on: March, 2019
Section: Member news
Last year, Kim Glover, founder of the Exeter PA Network met with admin recruiting managers from both public and private sector organisations from across the city, alongside recruitment consultants Hays, to discuss the skills shortages in the local admin talent pool.  The recruiting managers shared their challenges in finding candidates with...
Posted on: March, 2019
Proposals to widen a road near Exeter Airport have been approved by Devon County Council in order to unlock new employment land. The Council’s Cabinet supported the scheme to improve 1.25km of Long Lane to enable the development of the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone employment area known as “AirPark”. The...
Posted on: March, 2019
Section: Member news
Changes continue at pace at Backworld, Exeters only supplier of ergonomic chairs, desks and accessories. New owner, Paul Skinner has just launched a new website and a new company logo to go with it and it will also soon have a buy online facility. Changes have been going on inside the shop...
Posted on: March, 2019
Section: Member news
Bank Holiday weekend: Saturday 4th to Monday 6th May 2019   Organisers of the Exeter Food festival have announced a star-studded line up of chefs and producers for the May bank holiday event including, Mitch Tonks, Michael Caines, Gareth Howarth and Josh Eggleton. The annual food and music festival sees thousands of...
Posted on: March, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter PA Network are thrilled to host an early morning nutrition workshop on Thursday, 4 April, with proceeds being donated to the Network’s Charity of the Year, BEEP (Business Empowering Employment Programme).  So, attendees will not only be doing themselves some good, but helping local young people too! The workshop entitled...
Posted on: March, 2019
Section: Member news
Libraries Unlimited, the charity responsible for running Devon and Torbay’s library services, has appointed a new Chief Executive. Alex Kittow is currently Chief Executive of Bristol-based charity Southmead Development Trust and will succeed Libraries Unlimited’s founding Chief Executive, Ciara Eastell OBE, when he takes on his new position from 1st June...
Posted on: March, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter Racecourse is offering Armed Service personnel, both serving and retired, the chance to come racing for just £5 each if they pre-book tickets for Sunday, March 24, when the track will be bursting with free entertainment for all the family alongside a seven race card. The racecourse and Exeter-based 6...
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