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Posted on: January, 2021
Businesses starting up in Exeter have an advantage over those in much of the rest of the UK, according to recent research. The nationwide study placed Plymouth in 15th place nationwide, beating cities many times the size. Cities trailing behind Exeter included London, Glasgow and Cardiff. Experts from online magazine Startups Geek found...
Posted on: January, 2021
At Sandy Park we are counting down to less than a year until the Sandy Park Hotel opens. Please see below our brochure which gives further details on the new hotel due to open in December 2021. https://www.flipsnack.com/sandyparkexeter/sandy-park-hotel-brochure-coming-soon.html
Posted on: January, 2021
Streaming 11 - 30 Jan 2021 Premier at 7pm on 11 Jan includes live chat with cast   A trailblazing partnership has been set up to enable global audiences the chance to enjoy a hilarious version of a British classic - Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. Le Navet Bete’s version of this swashbuckling...
Posted on: December, 2020
CityFibre, the UK’s third national digital infrastructure platform, has appointed swcomms as a City Champion for Exeter and Plymouth, underlining its commitment to driving the full fibre message out to as many businesses as possible in the region. For swcomms, the agreement is an opportunity to offer the unrivalled speed, reliability, and...
Posted on: December, 2020
Each quarter Exeter Chamber invites a group of business leaders to meet with the Bank of England to talk about the trading environment and economic trends. Coupled with our regular financial survey this creates a picture of the national and local financial landscape. Here are some key nuggets which might...
Posted on: December, 2020
Well, what a year 2020 has been!  While we know it's been tough we thought we'd reflect on our positives for the year here.  We'd love to hear yours too - tweet your stories, tag us in and we will share them. We’ve welcomed 33 new members since lockdown, and are...
Posted on: December, 2020
Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery’s contemporary art commission ‘A Language of Seeds’ by Léonie Hampton will open in February 2021. In 2021 the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) is exploring themes of ecology, biodiversity and the environment, showing the work of a number of contemporary...
Posted on: December, 2020
An app-based ride hailing business is spreading some much-needed Christmas cheer for those who need it most after donating £250 worth of toys and goodies ahead of the festive season to the Exeter Salvation Army as part of its Christmas Present Appeal.  UVA UK is set to launch its new app-based...
Posted on: December, 2020
Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM), the shop at RAMM and the museum café can now be visited without pre-booking a ticket. Having closed during the country’s second lockdown and reopened again on Thursday 3 December, museum staff realised that RAMM could operate in a safe way without needing people to...
Posted on: December, 2020
A POSH CHRISTMAS AFTER ALL!   Posh Nosh are delivering delicious, festive finger buffets in and around the Exeter area throughout December! If you are a team that has decided to have their ‘work bubble’ Christmas party inside the office this year, or a family bubble that doesn’t want the hard work of...
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