News - January, 2020

Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
Exeter Northcott Theatre has been awarded a £143,500 National Lottery grant by The National Lottery Heritage Fund to engage the local community in a new project to explore its archive. Since 1967, the Northcott has created a rich history of producing and creating theatre, launching the careers of many famous faces...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
One of the South West’s leading property consultancies, Vickery Holman Limited, have acquired a long-established professional firm of Chartered Surveyors based in Exeter. Vickery Holman, who have offices in Truro, Plymouth, Exeter and Bristol, acquired King Wilkinson & Company following an approach by their Directors. ‘We are delighted that the Directors at...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
Superhero Family Day at Exeter Racecourse on Sunday, March 22 promises to be one of the best free days out for children this Easter holiday with a programme packed full of free activities, not to mention super horse racing to enjoy. Whether it's Wonderwoman, Superman, Captain America or a made up...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
With all eyes on The Festival™ presented by Magners at Cheltenham, from March 10-13, Exeter’s preview evening is a must-attend event for racing’s aficionados and is FREE to attend. Taking place straight after racing on Tuesday, March 3, the panel includes 11-times champion trainer Paul Nicholls, David Pipe and Philip Hobbs...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
We would like to invite you to join Let’s Walk, Devon’s biggest Workplace Walking Challenge, launching this February 2020. Join the Let’s Walk Challenge! Join hundreds of business across Devon taking part in the Let’s Walk month-long walking challenge in February! Get a team of colleagues together, record your steps, compete against...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
It's been a tough few years for Exeter-based airline Flybe. Now, after its rescue by Virgin Connect, the company says redundancies could be on the way.  They say that pilots, engineers and cabin crew won't be affected, but managers and administrative staff in Exeter could be. Although they haven't put a number...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
Analysing ambiguity: understanding and managing complexity in the professional environment As subject specialists handling a multiplicity of data on a daily basis, we will tend to rely on established techniques and approaches. Most of the time these will provide a suitable response. Time and pressures force us to rarely examine how we...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
Let’s face the facts, January is tough. Dark days, cold nights and Christmas blues. That’s why Stagecoach South West has partnered with local charity Westbank Community Health and Care to launch a Chatty Bus this January, to get their passengers chatting. The worrying fact of the matter is that on some...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
New internet service provider Jurassic Fibre and South West Communications Group (swcomms) will officially launch an ultrafast fibre internet service to businesses next month.  The launch event will take place at Exeter’s Sandy Park at 2.30pm on Tuesday, February 11, to celebrate the gigabit-capable network being rolled out by Jurassic Fibre...
Posted on: January, 2020
Section: Member news
The new year represents a momentous occasion in the history of Exeter College, marking 50 years since being named as the UK’s first tertiary college, although their roots date back to the 1800s.  Exeter College was established as a fully-fledged tertiary college in 1970, providing an education centrepiece for the community. Over the past 50...