News - April, 2019

Posted on: April, 2019
Section: Member news
Katie Fowler, who graduated from Exeter College with a Business Management BA degree, has secured a place on a prestigious Graduate Scheme with international property company, JLL, with a fully funded Masters. It is a fantastic achievement for Katie, who aims to become a Chartered Surveyor after two years. Katie, who...
Posted on: April, 2019
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A greenhouse made entirely from re-used plastic bottles and a garden built out of recycled materials will be the centre-piece of the Craft and Garden Pavilion at Devon County Show this May.   The 6ft by 8ft greenhouse, which comprises used plastic bottles (otherwise destined for land fill)  threaded onto a frame...
Posted on: April, 2019
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King of the Jungle Winner & Football Icon Harry Redknapp will be the guest celebrity speaker for “An evening with” at the Great Hall, Exeter University, on Saturday 22nd June.   This theatre show is part of his UK Tour and offers fans the opportunity to hear one of the most charismatic...
Posted on: April, 2019
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To mark 100 years of the Forestry Commission, this year’s Devon County Show is implementing several initiatives to celebrate this milestone in the Commission’s rich history, including a hunt to find Devon’s best loved tree. The initiative has been introduced by Sir Harry Studholme Bt DL, the Commission’s Chairman as well...
Posted on: April, 2019
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A local Exeter charity is celebrating after making a successful bid for funding from Nationwide Building Society for its work to support housing in the area. Nationwide, the UK’s biggest building society, has been looking to support charities dealing with the many issues around housing in the South West area, and...
Posted on: April, 2019
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  Libraries Unlimited, the charity responsible for running Devon and Torbay libraries, has welcomed two new independent trustees to its Board. Sarah O’Brien, External Affairs Advisor at the National Trust and IT and publishing sector specialist George Lossius were appointed to the Board of trustees this month. They join a number of...
Posted on: April, 2019
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Instead of snow, it was high winds and rain that tested the ever growing band of men who took part in Hospiscare’s Men’s Walk this year. Just under 1000 resilient men signed up for the challenge, making it Hospiscare’s most successful Men’s Walk to date.   The weather conditions were again challenging...
Posted on: April, 2019
A self-contained 5,329 sq ft office unit has become available to purchase at Exeter’s popular Exeter Airport Business Park, immediately adjacent to Exeter Airport and only 1.5 miles from J29 of the M5 motorway.   The property comprises half of a 1980’s building set on its own mature landscaped site and comes...
Posted on: April, 2019
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Bishop’s Move Exeter, part of the Bishop’s Move Group – the UK’s largest family owned removals company – has launched a brand-new self-storage facility to help meet growing demand in the area. The new Exeter ‘Ease the Squeeze’ located at Windsor Court on the Matford Business Park, is available for...
Posted on: April, 2019
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This summer, Exeter Phoenix are delighted to be widening their activity to include events from the National Theatre Live and Royal Shakespeare Company Live. At two special introductory events, the venue will be broadcasting live performances of the National Theatre’s Small Island and the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Measure For Measure...