News - November, 2017

Posted on: November, 2017
Section: Member news
This year's annual Michelmores 5k Charity Run has raised a record breaking £32,855 for its Charity of the Year, Balloons. Over 1,100 runners took to the streets of Exeter in September 2017 to celebrate the city and fundraise for the charity. Balloons provides crucial pre and post bereavement support to children and...
Posted on: November, 2017
Section: Member news
“I’m a better student now than I was when I actually went to school!” The Maynard School has once again found itself celebrating a Top Student Award although ironically it is, on this occasion, for a member of its staff as opposed to a student. Wendy Parker, the Registrar at the leading...
Posted on: November, 2017
Section: Member news
  Brewin Dolphin’s Devon and Cornwall based wealth management team is celebrating 10 years of continuous growth in the region with the announcement that it now manages more than one billion pounds of clients’ investments.   During that time, staff numbers have grown from just 8 people in Exeter with less than £180...
Posted on: November, 2017
Section: Member news
  Exeter Science Park has played host to Ben Bradshaw MP to discuss the business support networks in Exeter that are putting the city on the map as a hub for fast-growth businesses. Meeting companies at different stages of their lifecycle, from student entrepreneurs to start-ups and scale-ups, Mr Bradshaw was hosted...
Posted on: November, 2017
Section: Member news
Leadership without words: How the art of the conductor transfers to other walks of life with Ken Woods, Principal Conductor of the English Symphony Orchestra Wednesday, 15th November 2017, from 5pm at the Exeter Science Park Centre Woods, who has derived worldwide acclaim for his work as a conductor, rock guitarist, cellist,...
Posted on: November, 2017
Section: Member news
As we get closer to March 2019 and the completion of Brexit, it may not feel like it…..but things are slowly becoming clearer.   We are going to be communicating more regularly with clients about the key issues as we see them and share our thoughts along the way. We have assembled...
Posted on: November, 2017
ESMI – Evidence Synthesis & Modelling for Health Improvement - is a vibrant and multidisciplinary research group which specialises in the synthesis of research evidence for health policy and practice.   From late 2017 the ESMI research group is hosting a Guest Lecture Series, that aims to: Showcase and foster debate about new ideas and...
Posted on: November, 2017
Section: Member news
Construction of a new £2.9 million sustainable primary school at Loddiswell, a small village located near Kingsbridge in South Devon, is well underway. Commissioned and funded by Devon County Council, the four-class school is being designed by NPS South West and built by Midas Construction on land adjacent to a housing...
Posted on: November, 2017
Section: Member news
Exeter Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that Charlie Courtenay, Earl of Devon, and AJ Courtenay, Countess of Devon, will be the principle speakers at this year’s Exeter Business Dinner.  The husband and wife team will speak to the business audience about their vision for Powderham - an 800...
Posted on: November, 2017
Section: Member news
National library leaders made their way to Devon last week to take part in Libraries Unlimited’s first ever staff conference, celebrating and exploring the role that libraries have to play in arts and culture. The line-up saw an impressive range of library sector spokespeople travel from across the UK to take...