News - February, 2020

Posted on: February, 2020
Work on the new Ada Lovelace Building at Exeter Science Park has begun. The 20,000 square foot speculative office and laboratory space will aim to be net zero carbon for operational energy as a result of innovative design features, including 44kw solar roof-mounted solar-voltaic panels. The Ada Lovelace Building is named after...
Posted on: February, 2020
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With the weather wreaking havoc for Exeter Racecourse’s fixture list, its all systems go for this Friday’s meeting which features the prestigious Be Wiser Insurance Services Devon National. The racecourse was pummeled by Storm Ciara and then Storm Dennis, resulting in the loss of three fixtures this year already. General manager...
Posted on: February, 2020
Stagecoach South West reflects on the great success of their bus driver apprenticeship as national apprenticeship week draws to a close. With 36 apprentices currently on the bus driver apprenticeship programme as well as a number of engineering apprentices at its four locations across Devon, Plymouth and Torbay, the South West...
Posted on: February, 2020
New internet service provider Jurassic Fibre and South West Communications Group (swcomms) have officially launched an ultrafast fibre internet service for businesses.  Companies, within phase one of Jurassic Fibre’s gigabit network, were invited to the event held at Sandy Park on Tuesday, to learn about the ultrafast broadband packages now available. Phase...
Posted on: February, 2020
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Upcoming improvements taking place in west Cornwall, this starts on Saturday and will run through to Sunday 23 February so don’t forget to check carefully if you’re travelling during this time. Network Rail will be using this time to renew track through Camborne as well as waterproofing the viaduct in Hayle....
Posted on: February, 2020
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New music by talented British-based composers will be premiered in the galleries that inspired them on Sat 7 March. A Chinese gown, a giraffe, microscopic diatoms, an Inuit map carved onto a bone and a collection of pocket watches are amongst the objects in RAMM’s displays that inspired the compositions. Devon...
Posted on: February, 2020
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Now in its third year FORCE Cancer Charity is looking to raise £10,000 from it’s annual Cream Teas for cancer event which takes place on Thursday 9th July. Mark your support by taking part in this community scrumptious fundraiser and help LOCAL people affected by cancer. Olly Watts, Fundraising Development Officer...
Posted on: February, 2020
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Join Bluegrass at their free one-day "Safety in the cloud" conference to find out the real threats of cloud computing and learn how you can safeguard your business. You’ll learn from a master hustler, Alexis Conran of BBC's “The Real Hustle”, who’ll be joining the event as the keynote speaker. Alexis...
Posted on: February, 2020
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It’s all systems go for Exeter Racecourse this Sunday which is an additional fixture with last weekend’s meeting cancelled due to Storm Ciara. The seven-race fixture mirrors the lost card and includes important races that are regarded as stepping stones for next month’s Cheltenham Festival. With excellent prize money on offer, there...
Posted on: February, 2020
Holidaymakers longing to escape to the sun have a huge choice of destinations on their doorstep with the launch of Exeter Airport’s annual destination guide. Fly Exeter 2020 features 36 destinations in 13 countries, with hundreds more worldwide through major hubs including Manchester, Dublin, Paris and Amsterdam. New for 2020 is the...