News - May, 2016

Posted on: May, 2016
Section: Member news
EXETER Cathedral is celebrating today after reaching another major milestone in the Big LEGO Build. The 5,000th brick in the project, which aims to build a scale-model of the Cathedral out of 300,000 pieces of LEGO, has now been laid – just in time for its first outing away from the city...
Posted on: May, 2016
Exeter Science Park Centre has marked the launch of a new tech incubator initiative with a visit from two tech start-ups from Boston, US, looking for opportunities to expand their businesses in Exeter. The initiative, Canopy Exeter, is an extension of the well-established model at Canopy Boston, where start-ups, freelancers and...
Posted on: May, 2016
Section: Member news
Companies from across South Devon have gathered to celebrate continued collaboration ahead of Paignton Zoo’s Great Big Rhino Project. The event, held at Artizan Gallery on Wednesday May 11, was a chance for supporters to discover more about the project and featured talks from Paignton Zoo’s Simon Tonge and Pippa Craddock. The...
Posted on: May, 2016
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Trewin Design collaborated with the team at Triangular Pixels in order to produce a Virtual Reality tour involving one of its current projects in Cornwall. Trewin strive to stay at the forefront of innovative design techniques and this is certainly a step into a whole new world for architecture and design. The...
Posted on: May, 2016
Section: Member news
EXETER CITY Football Club are pleased to confirm that the Secretary of State has given the go-ahead to the St James Park Development. Plans to replace the ageing Stagecoach Family Stand had been put on hold while the club waited to hear the outcome of a request for the development plans...
Posted on: May, 2016
Section: Member news
Everyone is under ever increasing stress and pressure. How do you cope, do you fall apart and feel overwhelmed or do you find that you are stronger than others? Psychological hardiness has been shown to reduce the occurrence of illness in reaction to stress; it also is linked to the...
Posted on: May, 2016
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10 years has seen many downs and a few ups in the small business community but Alpha Logistics has ridden the waves and come out the other side. They won “Best Small Business in Exeter 2009 – 2010” as voted for by their clients for reliability and were the only local...
Posted on: May, 2016
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Hampton by Hilton General Manager, Richard Martin took part in the South West Children’s Hospice jail & bail charity event last Friday. Nine volunteers gave themselves up to their fate and had to raise enough money in order to be bailed. Happily all were released and a total of over £16,000 was...
Posted on: May, 2016
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Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) was put under the spotlight at a special conference hosted by WESC Foundation (WESC), the Specialist Centre for Visual Impairment based in Exeter, Devon.  Experts from around the UK, and as far away as the USA, came together to share their latest research findings and technological...
Posted on: May, 2016
“A perfect place that creates perfect opportunities" Steve Campion, from the Exeter Chamber of Commerce outlines the changing face of apprenticeships and the opportunities this offers employers across the city and region   Is Exeter the perfect place to do business? A colleague of mine certainly thinks so.  He's new to the area...