News - November, 2016

Posted on: November, 2016
Section: Member news
There’s no better way to see in the New Year in style with a day’s racing at Exeter Racecourse. Thousands of Westcountry folk will be making their annual pilgrimage to take part in a great Devon tradition and with the raceday on a Sunday, Monday, January 2 is a Bank...
Posted on: November, 2016
Section: Member news
Michelmores continues to grow its Disputed Wills & Trusts team with the arrival of solicitor Lisa Benham at the Firm's Exeter office. The Firm's Disputed Wills and Trusts team is the largest team specialising exclusively in disputes relating to wills and trusts south-west of Bristol.   Lisa joins from Ford Simey, where...
Posted on: November, 2016
Section: Member news
The Great Big Rhino Project has come to an end with a successful charity auction that raised £123,000.   The summer-long project, organised by Paignton Zoo, saw a free public art trail of 40 life-size painted rhinos dotted around Exeter and the English Riviera. Thousands of people spent the summer searching out...
Posted on: November, 2016
Section: Member news
Last week, local businesses and arts organisations gathered together to celebrate the launch of Cocktails and Culture at The Bike Shed Theatre. Initiated by The Bike Shed Theatre, Cocktails and Culture is an event in which local businesses and arts organisations get together, learn more about each other’s plans and explore...
Posted on: November, 2016
Section: Member news
Despite the fact that it will soon feel too cold to be going out, there’s only one place for you to be in January – the Giving & Living trade show.  As a retailer you know that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, followed shortly by Mothers’ Day, then...
Posted on: November, 2016
Section: Member news
Law firm Kitsons and chartered accountants PKF Francis Clark have advised on the sale of the South West’s leading independent roofing supplies merchant, Roofing Supplies (SW) Limited (RSL), to Longhouse Group.   The announcement means Longhouse’s stable of South West companies, which includes grounds care machinery specialist MST and light engineering supplier...
Posted on: November, 2016
Anti-social Behaviour and Public Spaces Protection   Special meeting on: Tuesday 6th December at 6pm, Council Guildhall, High Street   The Exeter Community Safety Partnership wants to hear your views on proposals for a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to cover St. David’s, St. Thomas, the lower part of St. James and the wider City...
Posted on: November, 2016
Section: Member news
A special collection of rare and unique books is to be given a new lease of life, thanks to a conservation programme launched by a supervisor at Exeter Library. Joanne Cousins, senior supervisor at the library, was granted funding from Carnegie Library Lab, a created by the Carnegie UK Trust to...
Posted on: November, 2016
Section: Member news
Exeter-based KOR Communications has been named the most Outstanding Small Public Relations Consultancy in the South of England and Channel Islands after collecting a Gold in the CIPR PRide Awards 2016. KOR was one of six PR consultancies shortlisted for the accolade and, on Friday 25th November, at a ceremony in...
Posted on: November, 2016
Section: Member news
Libraries Unlimited, the independent organisation responsible for running all of Devon’s library services has been granted registered charity status by the UK Charity Commission. The organisation, which took full control of the county’s libraries in April 2016, is a staff and community owned social enterprise commissioned by Devon County Council. The newly...
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