News - October, 2020

Posted on: October, 2020
Network Rail Wales & Western are continuing their programme of rail improvement works keeping the railway safe and reliable.   The planned engineering work will protect the route between Reading and Taunton for years ahead and ensure the safety of train services between London and the South West. As a result of...
Posted on: October, 2020
Christmas campaign This year sees the return of our Charity Christmas Tree Festival. Back for its 8 th year, the festival will see 35 trees, each decorated by a different local charity, displayed along Roman Walk in Princesshay. As part of our #givethanks Christmas campaign we are also working with the Exeter...
Posted on: October, 2020
In response to customer feedback, from Sunday 1st November Stagecoach South West is introducing some new timetables across their South West Network. After continually monitoring service levels, the local bus operator have identified a few areas where they are adding in some extra journeys to give you more frequent connections...
Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
At St Sidwell’s Community Centre (www.stsidwells.org.uk) we are fundraising to relocate and expand our community Bakehouse and Cookery School. We already run a sourdough micro-bakery and community cookery school from the Centre, but we have run out of space to meet demand for volunteering and training opportunities as well as for...
Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
  With the world changing, many businesses and organisations are making changes to their products and services as their customer needs evolve.  Carrying out some market research is a great way to find out what your customers think about your offer, any changes you’re considering and your company. Whatever your reason for...
Posted on: October, 2020
This week’s Directors Take from Laura McFadyen, Chamber board director and partner at Stephens Scown Solicitors: Moving from Furlough to the Job Support Scheme Rishi Sunak announced big changes to the Job Support Scheme (JSS) - set to replace furlough in November. He told the Commons that even businesses not forced to...
Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
One of the South West’s leading law firms has achieved another strong performance in the latest edition of an independent guide to the legal profession.   Leading South West Law firm, Stephens Scown LLP, which has offices in Exeter, Truro and St Austell, is ranked in 15 sections of Chambers & Partners’...
Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
Radio Exe is Devon’s only independent radio station, and one of the few left in the UK. Truly local, we broadcast from studios in Exeter - on 107.3FM across Exeter, Mid and East Devon, and a broader part of the county on DAB digital radio. Run by local people, we...
Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
South west based legal firm, Linnitts Solicitors, used the UK Lockdown to reassess who they are as a brand as they look to better portray their offering of being beyond the standard legal services many other contemporaries offer. With all of the doom and gloom we have become accustomed to...
Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
Would you like a bright University of Exeter student to work for you, dedicated to solving just one of your business challenges? To support local business and create employment for our students, we are offering businesses in Devon the opportunity to recruit a fully-funded virtual intern, for 70 hours. These...
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