News - March, 2019

Posted on: March, 2019
Proposals to widen a road near Exeter Airport have been approved by Devon County Council in order to unlock new employment land. The Council’s Cabinet supported the scheme to improve 1.25km of Long Lane to enable the development of the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone employment area known as “AirPark”. The...
Posted on: March, 2019
Section: Member news
Changes continue at pace at Backworld, Exeters only supplier of ergonomic chairs, desks and accessories. New owner, Paul Skinner has just launched a new website and a new company logo to go with it and it will also soon have a buy online facility. Changes have been going on inside the shop...
Posted on: March, 2019
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Bank Holiday weekend: Saturday 4th to Monday 6th May 2019   Organisers of the Exeter Food festival have announced a star-studded line up of chefs and producers for the May bank holiday event including, Mitch Tonks, Michael Caines, Gareth Howarth and Josh Eggleton. The annual food and music festival sees thousands of...
Posted on: March, 2019
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Exeter PA Network are thrilled to host an early morning nutrition workshop on Thursday, 4 April, with proceeds being donated to the Network’s Charity of the Year, BEEP (Business Empowering Employment Programme).  So, attendees will not only be doing themselves some good, but helping local young people too! The workshop entitled...
Posted on: March, 2019
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Libraries Unlimited, the charity responsible for running Devon and Torbay’s library services, has appointed a new Chief Executive. Alex Kittow is currently Chief Executive of Bristol-based charity Southmead Development Trust and will succeed Libraries Unlimited’s founding Chief Executive, Ciara Eastell OBE, when he takes on his new position from 1st June...
Posted on: March, 2019
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Exeter Racecourse is offering Armed Service personnel, both serving and retired, the chance to come racing for just £5 each if they pre-book tickets for Sunday, March 24, when the track will be bursting with free entertainment for all the family alongside a seven race card. The racecourse and Exeter-based 6...
Posted on: March, 2019
As part of Stagecoach South West`s commitment to our customer and stakeholder engagement including Devon County Council and other local authorities, we have produced a consultative document with the main aim of offering stakeholders and members of the public alike, an opportunity to actively participate in the bus route planning...
Posted on: March, 2019
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The biggest fundraising event on FORCE Cancer Charity’s calendar.   This year it is The Nello’s 20th Anniversary and will be in honour of its Italian connections, the 2019 ride on Sunday June 30 has been dubbed Il Ventesimo (The Twentieth). Since the first Nello Century Cycle Challenge in 2000, the ride has raised...
Posted on: March, 2019
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World leading chefs - including Raymond Blanc - recently visited the Exeter College Michael Caines Academy and @34 restaurant. The college was extremely proud to host some of the very best chefs in the world, including Raymond Blanc, Sam Moody and Gary Jones.     The visit was for delegates of the annual Relais & Châteaux...
Posted on: March, 2019
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Peplows Chartered Accountants have relocated their office in Exeter, however, you don't need to worry about changing the postcode in your sat nav or getting out a map as they have conveniently moved to bigger offices within the same building. The Devon firm desperately required more room to meet growing demand...