News - July, 2019

Posted on: July, 2019
Exeter Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that Professor Penelope Endersby, chief executive of the Met Office will speak at this year’s Exeter Business Dinner, taking place on Friday 1st November 2019 at Sandy Park Conference Centre. Penelope joined the UK’s world-leading national meteorological service in December 2018 from the...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Shortlists for the Space Awards 2019 have been revealed. Celebrating the best workspaces in and around Exeter, the Space Awards help share best practice as part of the Future of the Workspace initiative launched by Space, in partnership with Exeter City Council and Exeter Chamber. The awards have been backed by...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Why should your business decide to #ChooseDevon? Have you flown in or out of Exeter airport recently? If so, you may have spotted the #ChooseDevon campaign by Devon Delivers which features three of the brilliant brands based here in Devon! The ads showcase the fantastic lifestyle on offer to people who live...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter based global innovator Packexe, now in its 30th year, is the first business to make a major donation to Exeter Cathedral’s new development appeal. Founded in 1989 by CEO Andrew Orchard, the Exeter-based company has introduced game-changing technologies and developed a comprehensive range of market-leading self-adhesive protection film products and...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter Chiefs’ main sponsor South Communications Group is offering two people the chance to be the first to see and wear the new club shirt. The launch event of the new home and cup kits for the 2019/20 season is due to take place at 3pm on Saturday, July 20, at...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter’s famous white glove has been hoisted over the city as part of a ceremony that dates back over 900 years. The Lord Mayor’s procession of the Lammas Glove has taken place, with civic dignitaries marching down Exeter High Street. On arrival at Exeter’s historic Guildhall, the Lord Mayor, Cllr Peter Holland...
Posted on: July, 2019
Plans to create thousands of new homes in Exeter over the next decade are set to be discussed by councillors.  Next week’s meeting of the Executive will consider proposals to deliver Liveable Exeter Garden City, a transformational housing programme to create at least 10,000 new homes at eight key city locations...
Posted on: July, 2019
A proposal to sell part of a city park to create access for vehicles at a proposed new housing development is set to be ruled out by the City Council.  Exeter Homes Trust had requested that the council sells a section of Bull Meadow Park to create a turning point for...
Posted on: July, 2019
Section: Member news
Over 80 businesses attended the recent Exeter Chamber of Commerce annual lunch with guest speaker and Exeter MP, Ben Bradshaw. Held at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum on Queen Street Exeter, the lunch gave members the opportunity to raise issues and ask questions about what has been affecting their businesses. Ben...
Posted on: July, 2019
Exeter Airport has received the highest possible rating for disability access, having been judged ‘very good’ in an independent annual survey. The UK Civil Aviation Authority has published its fourth annual report on the disability access of the UK's largest airports. Exeter Airport was among 14 airports rated ‘very good’, with a...
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