News - October, 2017

Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
As libraries across the country celebrate National Libraries Week 2017 from 9th – 14th October, critically acclaimed authors, Michael Morpurgo and Stella Duffy, have been named as the first Patrons of Devon-based charity, Libraries Unlimited. The authors, both of whom have been awarded an OBE for services to literature and services...
Posted on: October, 2017
We have been notified that Tithebarn Lane will be closed from 6th November until 15th December. This is to carry out work on the motorway bridge to upgrade it to a cycle bridge. It is possible the work will be completed in a shorter period in which case the road will...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
Exeter Racecourse’s season begins on October 12 with a new general manager at the helm. Jack Parkinson has taken over the reins at the Devon venue and is relishing the prospect of seeing top class horses in action during the autumn and winter jump racing campaign. He’s also looking forward...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
Exeter City Football Club’s partner charity the CITY Community Trust is standing by its values and has 30 runners training for the Great West Run – the largest team from one single organisation to take part in this year’s race. The charity is supporting two other causes – Exeter Sports Fund...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
Young Enterprise is the UKs leading business and education charity and the YE Company Programme provides a unique learning experience for students aged between 15-19, in schools and colleges across UK regions including the South  West of England.      Real trading companies are created and operated over one academic year.  Students...
Posted on: October, 2017
Leading researchers from Google and Amazon will be sharing the latest developments in artificial intelligence at the first TEDxExeter Salon. Tickets are on sale for the hotly anticipated event in October, which will explore how technology meets the real world. The Salon follows the sell-out TEDxExeter ideas festival in April. It will...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
    BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU WINE TASTING  THURSDAY 16TH NOVEMBER 2017, 4PM  £25 per person, including a selection of hot and cold canapes and sommelier's selected wines   Wine tastings at Hotel du Vin Exeter are intimate and entertaining. Join Hotel du Vin for a wine evening and try 20 different Beaujolais wines presented by wine suppliers...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
Almost 100 Exeter-based entrepreneurs and innovators attended Exeter Library’s Start-up Day on 21st September.  The exceptional line-up of speakers and creative workshops were full of information and advice to help people kick-start their business ideas, and attracted crowds from across the city to hear more about the secrets to start-up success. Sponsored...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
Kitsons are pleased to announce a series of seminars aimed at those with HR Management responsibility in their organisation.  The seminars are scheduled to run across the course of the next six months, covering all aspects of HR within the business. Spaces will be limited, with just 12 attendees for each workshop to...
Posted on: October, 2017
Section: Member news
As part of the ‘Hospiscare Coffee Morning’ campaign, the team of Exeter- based Glen King PR welcomed clients, associates, as well as family and friends to a special ‘Tea at 3’ event, with popular broadcaster, Judi Spiers and her famous sidekick Gus Honeybun, raising £200 for Exeter’s Hospiscare.     A tempting...