News - October, 2016

Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
CGL is delighted to announce the promotion of Bryn Jones to Regional Director at CGL’s Exeter Office with effect from 1st October.   Since joining CGL in mid-2015 as an Associate Director at the company’s Harrogate Office, Bryn quickly became a key member of the CGL geotechnical team.   Bryn is a Chartered Geologist and Geotechnical Specialist with over 13 years’...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Annual Michaelmas Fair on Thursday 3 November aims to raise more than £5000 for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity   Powderham Castle, near Kenton, is the magnificent setting for the annual Michaelmas Fair in aid of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, the Army’s National Charity.   The elegant stately home will be filled with a selection...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Exeter Chamber members flikk have developed an electronic whiteboard for the Devon Partnership NHS Trust. MyWard helps nurses keep track of patients and the checks they need.   At the Tech4Good awards in London, 2016, MyWard won the Digital Health Award. And we have just heard that we have been shortlisted for the IT...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Colouring, coffee and conversation will be on offer at Tiverton Library, as the local community and thousands of others across the UK take part in The Big Draw, the world’s biggest celebration of drawing.  Every Tuesday, between 2pm and 4pm, Tiverton Library are inviting adults with an interest in drawing to...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
The Exeter Science Park Centre, designed by LHC Architecture + Urbanism, has scooped its second award of the year at the prestigious Insider Property Awards South West, where it was named Office Development of the Year. Opened in 2015, the Exeter Science Park Centre has already been named Project of the...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Vickery Holman have recently concluded the sale of a site and buildings at Trevenson Road, Pool to frozen food specialists, Farmfoods. “The site has good roadside profile and is close to the Camborne Retail Park, McDonalds and Cornwall College’s Pool Campus” reports Alan Treloar. “Farmfoods have over 300 store across the UK and have...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Nov-Dec Events at Exeter Phoenix   In the run up to Christmas, Exeter’s multi-artform venue announce some of the biggest events in their calendar including the hotly anticipated line up for their famous sell-out New Years Eve bash, and their family Christmas show, a long-term collaboration with the startlingly innovative Quirk Theatre.   To...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Age UK Exeter launches its ‘No One Should Have No one’ appeal today. The appeal is highlighting the devastating impact loneliness and isolation can have on local older people’s health and wellbeing. Research by the Campaign to End Loneliness estimates around 2,000 older people in Exeter experience chronic loneliness every...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
The long awaited draft 2017 Rating List went live on 30th September and follows the two year postponement from April 2015. From our research, the new Rateable Values (RV’s) are showing a mix of increases and decreases dependent on property type and location. Headline Facts The prime retail pitches in Truro, Plymouth and...
Posted on: October, 2016
Section: Member news
Exeter Science Park is seeking an experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO), to take the development of the Park to the next level.   The Science Park was opened in 2013 to drive a knowledge-based economy in the South West and has gone from strength to strength over the past three years.   With a...