News - January, 2018

Posted on: January, 2018
Section: Member news
Last year, a young person was made homeless every hour in England and hundreds of young people spent at least one night on the streets.  Sleep easy is an annual sponsored sleep-out that raises thousands of pounds to provide accommodation for local young people.  This year the event will be on Saturday...
Posted on: January, 2018
Prestigious offices in Exeter city centre are filling up with the announcement of a new occupier at the start of the new year. Sterling Court is situated on Dix’s Field in the Southernhay office district, and offers 14,500 square feet of refurbished and upgraded office space.  Around 40% of the...
Posted on: January, 2018
Contracts have been signed for work to start on a new train maintenance depot at Exeter, part of a wider programme of improvements to increase rail capacity in the South West, including new and refreshed trains and station improvements. In partnership with Network Rail and the Department for Transport, train operator...
Posted on: January, 2018
Section: Member news
Exeter College today announced that a record breaking 24 students are holding offers to study at Oxford and Cambridge starting in 2018.     A total of 17 students have been offered places at Oxford and seven at Cambridge in a diverse range of subjects from Medicine to Law.   An outstanding five students were...
Posted on: January, 2018
Section: Member news
Over 100 key business contacts from Exeter and Devon attended Sandy Park’s third Network at Sandy Park event last night, Thursday 18th January.   Guest speaker Michael Caines MBE gave fascinating insights into his career and shared how his hard work, vision and determination enabled his dreams to become a reality when...
Posted on: January, 2018
Section: Member news
The director of Exeter’s longest running Marketing and PR company, One Voice Media, is celebrating 10 years with the business this month. Since joining the company in 2008, Lisa Vanstone has risen through the ranks achieving some key business developments in the process. During her leadership, the company has grown...
Posted on: January, 2018
Beginning on 22nd January, Devon County Council will be undertaking lining, maintenance and defect correction works at Sandygate Roundabout (including the motorway services roundabout), this is an urgent road booking to resolve these outstanding issues.   In order to carry out the work in the most efficient way possible we will be...
Posted on: January, 2018
Exeter businesses are being offered the chance to prepare themselves for the escalating war against cyber crime.  The UK's only Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) is returning to Exeter next month to help Exeter businesses. The week-long programme of free informative seminars, networking opportunities and workshop sessions will cover all aspects of cyber crime,...
Posted on: January, 2018
This FREE event is open to existing landlords and anyone who is thinking of becoming a landlord.   It takes place on Thursday 1st February at the Mercure Southgate Hotel, Exeter at 6pm. The seminar will include: Changes in the rental market - how will they affect you and your tenants? The Property Academy's 2017 Survey -  interesting insights...
Posted on: January, 2018
Section: Member news
Proposals to extend the length of time Exeter Bus Station can remain open during work to build its replacement are due to be discussed by the council’s Leisure Complex and Bus Station Programme Board.   Following the decision of developer the Crown Estate to withdraw its plans to create a retail and...