News - December, 2019

Posted on: December, 2019
Section: Member news
Stagecoach South West has introduced a new Group niterider travel ticket, in time for Christmas. This enables passengers to make the most of the Christmas season with discounted group travel. The group niterider ticket offers groups of up to 5 adults unlimited travel for just £10 after 7pm on any Stagecoach...
Posted on: December, 2019
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A new tech company from Exeter is running the UK’s largest artificial intelligence hackathon into planning processes. The week-long event (Dec 9-13), at the British Library in London, is part of a local government project being led by Agile Datum, based at Exeter Science Park. The company, founded this year, uses artificial...
Posted on: December, 2019
Section: Member news
Students, parents, staff and the Exeter community joined together to celebrate Christmas at Exeter College’s Festival of Carols in the stunning setting of Exeter Cathedral, all in the name of charity.   The annual event celebrated the college’s exceptionally talented students, with performances from the Exeter College orchestra, as well as student choirs and...
Posted on: December, 2019
Section: Member news
There were some special festive visitors to the RD&E’s Bramble Ward when Exeter City FC’s first team players took time out of their training schedule to­­ drop into the hospital. The players brought some Christmas magic and dozens of bears, toys, footballs, signed merchandise and Christmas stockings to the young patients...
Posted on: December, 2019
Section: Member news
Good Deal for Devon aims to raise thousands for good causes A new magazine that is sold through good causes across Devon will be published for the first time on Monday. Good Deal for Devon, from the people behind Radio Exe, has set itself an ambitious target of raising £100,000 for the...
Posted on: December, 2019
Exeter College has once again been ranked as one of the top colleges in the country in FE Week’s annual NICDEX rankings. This latest ranking means that Exeter College has never left the top five since the ranking’s inception four years ago. The Ofsted Outstanding college has topped the billing twice, come fifth once and this year’s fourth...
Posted on: December, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter Cathedral Business Community Carols 10th Anniversary   Remarkably, it is now 10 years since Richard Jacobs, of EIC Group, first suggested the idea of this special service, an occasion that is now firmly established in our calendar. It is my very great pleasure to join Richard in inviting you to our...
Posted on: December, 2019
Section: Member news
On Friday 29th November at Exeter Phoenix, Luke Hagan, Claire Horrocks and Jonas Hawkins of Two Short Nights Film Festival presented 5 prizes to a full house at a buzzing awards ceremony at the 18th edition of the short film festival.  Running over three days and spanning over 14 individual events...
Posted on: December, 2019
Artificial soil, ultrasound that creates the sensation of touch in mid-air, and a safety at sea app were amongst the array of ground-breaking tech honoured at this year’s Tech South West Awards. Business leaders, tech entrepreneurs and organisations came together from across the region for the inaugural event, held at the...
Posted on: December, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter College and Microsoft joined forces to celebrate the digital innovators at the heart of the college’s Digital Transformation.  Leaders from Microsoft’s Education Team gathered alongside Exeter College staff to celebrate the one year anniversary of the Ofsted Outstanding college becoming a Microsoft Showcase College and award members of staff with their Microsoft Innovative Educator badges.  Anthony...