News - July, 2018

Posted on: July, 2018
South West Communications Group has secured Microsoft’s Gold Cloud Productivity competency to extend their expertise in the business IT market. This competency complements the Gold Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions competency and Authorised Education Partner status that swcomms has already achieved since becoming a Microsoft Direct Partner. The Exeter-headquartered company has consistently...
Posted on: July, 2018
Section: Member news
MORE than 500 young people from across the greater Exeter area will be setting out on a summer of adventure as they take part in this year’s National Citizen Service programme.   Designed to support young people as they ‘come of age’, National Citizen Service (NCS) is delivered in Devon by the...
Posted on: July, 2018
Section: Member news
  A University Crowdfunding Campaign to help student entrepreneurs stay in the city after graduation, has raced to its first milestone of £12,000 in less than a week. Exeter’s GEM (Graduate Entrepreneur Maintenance) Fund will cover student entrepreneurs’ living costs, idea development and marketing. There will also be a new incubation space...
Posted on: July, 2018
Section: Member news
Topsham Library, run by Devon-based charity Libraries Unlimited, has moved to Topsham’s brand new community hub, Nancy Potter House, alongside The Estuary League of Friends. The multipurpose community hub, built by The Estuary League of Friends, will offer a wide range of services and activities for the local community, including the...
Posted on: July, 2018
Section: Member news
  Exeter office transformation specialists Space are kindly sponsoring our August Member’s lunch.  Space boost productivity and well-being of employees by transforming workspaces. Working closely with clients, they carry out workplace reviews, deliver one-off projects and re-fits of all shapes and sizes, as well as managing complex office moves. Space founder Tim will be talking...
Posted on: July, 2018
  Exeter College, working in partnership with Devon County Council, has been awarded £60,000 by train operator Great Western Railway (GWR) to create a much improved pedestrian gateway to Exeter from St Davids station.  Under the plans, the route along St Clements Lane, one of the most high profile pedestrian entranceways into...
Posted on: July, 2018
  A new fund, the GEM (Graduate Entrepreneur Maintenance) Fund has been established to enable graduate entrepreneurs to remain in Exeter. At the University, they will continue to receive training, guidance, funding access and support via the Student Startup Programme, Think:Try:Do (TTD). To allow the provision of the GEM Fund, a crowdfunding...
Posted on: July, 2018
Section: Member news
Exeter Chiefs’ main sponsor South West Communications Group gave a fan a day to remember as the club launched their new shirts for the 2018/19 season. All the shirt sponsors were given two seats on the official team bus that transported the squad from Sandy Park to the Piazza Terracina on...
Posted on: July, 2018
Exeter Racecourse is delighted to have been awarded a Bronze Green Tourism Award, awarded by the Green Tourism Business Scheme which is the leading sustainable tourism certification scheme in the UK, after it primary inspection and will be working towards achieving a Gold Award to ensure it is increasingly sustainable. Exeter...
Posted on: July, 2018
Section: Member news
How to Apply - Daisi - Enterprise Development Consultant   Your application should be in two parts, and no more than 4 sides of A4 in total. Part 1 - Your CV: please create this with reference to the Person Specification Part 2 - A covering letter saying why you are interested in the...