News - July, 2017

Posted on: July, 2017
Section: Member news
Celebrity chef Michael Caines MBE, who visited Calvert Trust Exmoor earlier this week, has agreed to become an Ambassador for the charity, calling the centre “one of North Devon’s ‘hidden gems”. “Calvert Trust Exmoor is a fantastic facility,” Michael explained following a motivational speech he gave to an invited audience of...
Posted on: July, 2017
This summer, between 5 and 28 August inclusive, fewer South West Trains services will run while work starts to extend platforms at London Waterloo. This will allow longer trains with more seats and more space for passengers. Timetables during this time are available now. Please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk to plan your journey...
Posted on: July, 2017
Section: Member news
Photograph: University of Exeter apprentices present sculpture to Exeter College Exeter College is celebrating a record breaking year by celebrating welcoming their 1,000th apprentice. The 1,000th Apprentice is Jordanna Broom who is a higher engineering apprentice at the University of Exeter. Jordanna enjoyed her initial engineering training and has decided to pursue...
Posted on: July, 2017
Section: Member news
The first large law firm in the UK to bring in employee ownership has shared £800,000 equally between all of its eligible staff members. Exeter law firm, Stephens Scown LLP - the current holder of the UK Law Firm of the Year title from the British Legal Awards - has made...
Posted on: July, 2017
Section: Member news
There are many opportunities for young people to thrive at YMCA Exeter. Whether it's through learning cooking & hospitality to engaging activities to help with managing mental health, YMCA supports over 1000 people every year with the skills they need to reach their full potential. Join us at our Black Tie...
Posted on: July, 2017
Section: Member news
PHOTOGRAPH BY GLEN KING Back Row: Paul Cockram - Regional Construction Manager, Interserve Construction / James Laughlin – Associate Director at Hamson Barron Smith /Jane Bassett, Deputy Head Teacher – Highweek Primary School/ Kate Wotton - Architect NPS / Daisy Hutson – Interior designer NPS / Chris Jay - Director of...
Posted on: July, 2017
Section: Member news
An online survey of what Brexit could mean for small businesses in the Heart of the South West is being carried out. The Heart of the South West Brexit Resilience & Opportunities Group (BROG) and Local Enterprise Partnership are keen to hear business views and learn more about the challenges and...
Posted on: July, 2017
Leading researchers from Google and Amazon will be sharing the latest developments in artificial intelligence at the first TEDxExeterSalon. Tickets are due to go on sale next week for the hotly anticipated event in October, which will explore how technology meets the real world. The Salon follows the sell-out TEDxExeter ideas festival...
Posted on: July, 2017
Section: Member news
Local charity Hospiscare held their 13th annual golf day on a perfect Summer’s day at Exeter Golf & Country Club on 6th July, and thanks to the generosity of the players and local businesses, a fantastic £11,919 was raised to help the much-loved charity continue its work in the local...
Posted on: July, 2017
Section: Member news
This article was written by Western Morning News and published on DevonLive.com.  Exeter is in the top five cities in the UK for job creation, new figures have revealed. The UK Powerhouse report, produced by law firm Irwin Mitchell alongside the Centre for Business and Economic research, provides an estimate of the value of goods and services produced and annual job...