News - April, 2019

Posted on: April, 2019
Section: Member news
Countdown to the Exeter Really Big Quiz 2019! - Event to raise thousands for Lord Mayor’s charity   Exeter-based chartered accountancy firm Simpkins Edwards is inviting businesses from across Exeter and Devon to take part in its 16th annual Really Big Quiz. Last year, the quiz raised a record-breaking £9,171 for the Lord...
Posted on: April, 2019
Section: Member news
Masterplanning and architecture practice, LHC Design, is pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Vierma, who joins the team in the Exeter studio as Associate Urban Design Director. Maria joins LHC from the Bristol office of urban design and planning specialists Barton Willmore. She brings with her a wide experience in...
Posted on: April, 2019
Section: Member news
The British Library, along with 22 public library partners, including Libraries Unlimited and the national libraries of Scotland and Wales, is today launching the Living Knowledge Network, following the success of a two-year pilot phase funded by Arts Council England. The nationwide partnership has been developed by the British Library in...
Posted on: April, 2019
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If the world’s most famous steeple chase, the Randox Grand National, has fuelled the imaginations of pony-loving children, next Tuesday’s Junior Jumpers Raceday at Exeter Racecourse will prove the perfect day out.     Junior Jumpers was created with the aim of increasing attendance amongst children and to encourage parents to regard horseracing...
Posted on: April, 2019
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Storybook Dads, the Devon-based charity that works to support prisoners in maintaining relationships with their children through stories and reading, has received £1,000 from fellow charity Libraries Unlimited.   Chief Executive of Libraries Unlimited, Ciara Eastell OBE and Vice Chair of the Board of trustees, David Lockwood, visited the charity at its...
Posted on: April, 2019
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The WESC Weekend Art Show Brought to you by Art Gallery SW   This exhibition is about bringing together over 70 of the best established and emerging artists all in one place. Whilst offering you a unique opportunity to see all this amazing art first-hand this art exhibition will also be raising...
Posted on: April, 2019
The latest Exeter Chamber of Commerce Business survey, compiled for and presented at the quarterly meeting of the Bank of England Exeter Panel, shows members reporting falling sales and margins in the last quarter. Despite this, the businesses surveyed indicating high confidence for business conditions (31%), grew by 2 percentage points....
Posted on: April, 2019
Section: Member news
Junior Jumpers Day, Tuesday, April 9   Junior Jumpers is a dedicated club for younger racegoers and this day will show you exactly what is on offer for members. Join us for behind-the-scenes tours, jockey question and answer sessions, meet a jockey, learn how to ride an equiciser and there will be racing themed colouring in and...
Posted on: April, 2019
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Established in 2006, Exeter Contemporary Open has come to be recognised as one of the UK’s most prominent regional contemporary arts competitions, culminating in an annual exhibition at Exeter Phoenix. Exeter Contemporary Open provides an important national platform for contemporary visual art, with an emphasis on supporting emerging talent alongside...
Posted on: April, 2019
Work is progressing well at the Exeter Bus Station redevelopment site which will see the creation of the UK's first super energy efficient leisure complex called St Sidwell's Point. A brand new bus station with modern facilities will also be built. The current bus station will remain open throughout the two...