News - June, 2016

Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Surveys
Ahead of the EU Referendum taking place on the Thursday 23rd June, Exeter Chamber of Commerce has gathered further views of the Exeter business community regarding the referendum at this stage. 61% of businesses reported that they believe EU membership has some importance to them. This has seen a 10% rise...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Farms for City Children, the charity founded by Michael and Clare Morpurgo in 1976, there will be a weekend of events at the farm in Iddesleigh, near Okehampton, Devon on Friday 15th and Sunday 17th July 2016.   On Friday 15th July at 8pm, Michael Morpurgo...
Posted on: June, 2016
A high-tech Exeter-based business has received a super-fast boost after receiving internet vouchers from Exeter City Council. Vytran, a division of American company Thorlabs inc, who specialise in making equipment for processing optical fibres for a range of industries, are hoping for further growth after receiving a broadband voucher under the...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
EDP Drug & Alcohol Services has been successful, as part of a partnership bid led by Further Education College Petroc, with a stage one application for the ‘Building Better Opportunities’ programme in Devon. ‘Building Better Opportunities’ is a project jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund. Petroc...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
Marquees are so last year darling!  Why book a tent when East Devon’s Deer Park Country House Hotel is just putting the finishing touches on its impressive and extremely elegant new Georgian Orangery?     Set in 80 acres of magnificent grounds in the rolling Devon countryside, this stunning four-star boutique hotel...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
A new consultancy service, dedicated to supporting South West businesses to grow has launched in Exeter with widespread support from the business community.  The consultancy, South West Growth Service Limited, has been set up to help businesses who are finding it difficult to access affordable and impactful advice in a...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
Wednesday 13th July 2016 6pm - 9:30pm Come and enjoy a fantastic evening helping WESC Foundation, in association with Listen 2 Win Ltd, raising much needed funds whilst highlighting the challenges of visual impairment.  England blind footballers Keryn Seal and Robim Williams invite you to the Visual Impairment Challenge - the intercompany sports...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
Join a Ladies Do Fashion evening on Wednesday 6 July at the Southgate Hotel. With cocktails, a fashion show, goodie bags, makeup and a prize draw, it is not an event to be missed. Buy tickets from catwalkandcocktails.eventbrite.co.uk
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
Saturday 27th August is the date set for this year's Season Launch Dinner, which this year will also be a celebration of Sandy Park's 10th anniversary. The evening will include a look back at some of the best moments in Sandy Park's history, plus a preview of the new rugby season...
Posted on: June, 2016
Section: Member news
Award-winning local writer Lucy Bell take you through documentary source material as a starting point for writing. Plus get a free ticket (when booking another) to Lucy's new play when you attend the workshop:  https://www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk/shows/writers-workshop-with-lucy-bell/