News - February, 2019

Posted on: February, 2019
Section: Member news
Direct flights from Exeter Airport to Naples, Malta and Malaga with Ryanair start in April. Why not visit Sorrento , the Amalfi Coast and Pompeii flying into Naples. Visit Malta to see the famous Blue Lagoon, the ancient walled city of Mdina and the capital, Valletta. Fly to Malaga, the...
Posted on: February, 2019
Monday, 18 February, Whiteball and Marley Tunnels in Devon will start undergoing important maintenance upgrades. This will mean fewer trains to London on the West of England line. Journey times will also be extended by up to an hour with diversions in place between Castle Cary and Exeter St Davids. Rail...
Posted on: February, 2019
Section: Member news
Exeter Phoenix is offering £4,000 of support to local filmmakers through their annual commission scheme. This support will lead to the creation of four short films from filmmakers across the South West over the coming year. Two awards of £1,500 will be made to support the creation of two Short Film...
Posted on: February, 2019
Section: Member news
Applications are now open for funding from Exeter’s business improvement district, InExeter, with £8,000 being allocated for the year commencing 1 April 2019. The funding round is open to community event and project groups, with a maximum allocation of £3,000 for each individual event or activity. InExeter hopes to support community events...
Posted on: February, 2019
Section: Member news
Dartington Hall will be the venue for this year’s Fast Track 2 Growth Business Festival. Open to every business in Devon, the annual event is now in its third year, offering an array of business growth focused seminars and 1-1s with specialists in business strategy, customer service, sales, marketing, finance, accounting,...
Posted on: February, 2019
Section: Member news
Two Golds, a Bronze and a Highly Commended - Congratulations to Devon hotels Bovey Castle, Lympstone Manor and Salcombe Harbour Hotel. Members of Devon Hotels & Restaurants Association walked away with top awards at the 2018/19 South West Tourism Excellence Awards on Thursday 7th February. Some of the best tourism businesses in...
Posted on: February, 2019
Exeter College will be holding the STEM Careers Fair for 2019 on 14th March 2019.  Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics students, aged 16-18 years old, at Exeter College will be off timetable on this day so that they will be able to attend workshops, a STEM exhibition area and speak with...
Posted on: February, 2019
Section: Member news
This year marks the third Women Can event and it has a new format with three challenges, three start lines and one finish in Sidmouth. There will be full, half and quarter marathon options available, all predominantly off-road and taking in the stunning East Devon countryside and coastline. The 26.2-mile route will start...
Posted on: February, 2019
Section: Member news
Karime Hassan addressed over 100 business leaders at the first Exeter Chamber Business Breakfast Briefing this morning at Exeter Library. Karime presented Liveable Exeter, Exeter City Council's vision for delivering a transformational housing programme in Exeter from 2020 to 2040 with a bold vision to create 12,000 new homes in Exeter...
Posted on: February, 2019
Section: Member news
How to effectively communicate with your data - a workshop delivered by Dan Isaac FCCA. Visit Dan Isaac's website, for more information about the Data Visualisation training. Book your place at an upcoming 'open' workshop The following 'open' data visualisation workshop is available for you to book onto now: Date: Friday 24 May 2019 Venue: XFi Building, University...