Devon veterans can now apply for life-changing mobility support

Devon veterans with mobility issues attributable to their service are now able to apply for support from the reinstated Veterans’ Mobility Fund (VMF).

Administration of the life-changing fund was awarded to Help for Heroes and Blesma by the Office for Veterans’ Affairs (OVA) and the Armed Forces Covenan t Trust Fund in September, 2023.

The VMF is a central fund, awarded by the OVA, to support veterans with physical disabilities through grants to enable them to access mobility equipment that improves their quality of life.

It is believed there are more than 65,000*...

Midi TV Awards to Recognise and Celebrate Musical Talent in Devon

Community arts enterprise the Music in Devon Initiative CIC (MIDI) are delighted to announce that the first “Midi TV Awards” will be held at Bomba on Exeter Quay, Friday January 26th from 7.30pm.

MIDI TV is an online TV Station, akin to MTV for Devon. The MIDI TV awards aim to recognise and celebrate the huge amount of musical talent in Devon, with awards across 10 categories for the public to vote for.

There will be an announcement in mid-January about five Devon bands performing alongside the awards, hosted by a comedian, with a panel made up of local music industry...

West Country Women Awards Winners 2023 Announced

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Posted: Wed, 12/06/2023 - 7:49pm

WINNERS of the West Country Women Awards were announced at a sold-out glittering ceremony at the Crowne Plaza in Plymouth this weekend.

More than 320 guests, finalists and sponsors from all across the South West attended to celebrate winners across 16 categories.

The West Country Women Awards celebrate and recognise women all across the peninsular in all walks of life from women in arts and culture, women in sport, combatting violence against women and girls to green business of the year and many more.

Hosts for the evening’s inspiring celebrations were Alexis...

Browne Jacobson’s real estate lawyers win top legal award at  Exeter Property Awards 2023

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Posted: Mon, 10/23/2023 - 9:49pm

Browne Jacobson’s commitment to its clients across the vibrant and dynamic real estate and construction sector in the South-West has been recognised at The Exeter Property Awards after the firm were announced winners of the Legal category on Friday (20 October).

The prestigious awards took place at the Sandy Park Conference Centre in Exeter and celebrate the achievements of the advisers and businesses operating across the region’s real estate space.

The independent judging panel was made up of leading figures from the Exeter business community, including Thomas Jupp,...

Exeter marketing firm takes gold for campaign tackling harassment against women

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Posted: Mon, 10/16/2023 - 11:27pm

Bystander Intervention Campaign wins at South West CIPR Awards

A campaign to help tackle harassment against women and girls in Exeter has won a major award.

Exeter-based marketing agency Program saw off competition from around the country at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards for their Bystander Intervention campaign for the Safer Exeter Partnership .

The campaign, run in partnership with the Safer Exeter Partnership, encouraged safe and skillful intervention in harassment situations. It included eye-catching ads across Exeter, along...

Local housebuilder leading the way for a zero-carbon future is shortlisted for prestigious award

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Posted: Tue, 09/19/2023 - 12:11pm

A housebuilder in Exeter has been shortlisted for a prestigious property award.

Redrow South West’s St Michael’s Meadow, on Chudleigh Road, has been shortlisted in the Exeter Property Awards 2023, after wowing judges with its sustainable approach to design.

The awards celebrate the dynamic Exeter property sector – from residential and commercial, to lettings and new builds – and recognise the diverse landscape which is continuously shaping the city.

Having impressed the judges with the development’s focus on sustainability and impressive contributions to the local...

National award for South West marketing firm for campaign tackling harassment against women

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Posted: Fri, 07/14/2023 - 8:08am

Bystander Intervention Campaign wins at UK Agency Awards

A campaign to help tackle harassment against women and girls in Exeter has won a major national award.

South West based marketing agency Program saw off competition from around the country at the UK Independent Agency Awards 2023 for their Bystander Intervention campaign for the Safer Exeter Partnership.

Encouraging people to intervene in a safe and skilful way in harassment situations, the campaign also promoted intervention training sessions at the University of Exeter, which were all booked out within days...

Exeter business recognised

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Posted: Sun, 05/28/2023 - 2:57pm

The Berry Recruitment branch based in Exeter won a major award at a ceremony in London.

It was the annual conference of Berry Recruitment Group (BRG) held at the Royal Thames Yacht Club.

The Exeter team picked up a ‘board recognition award’ for developing the ‘permanent’ recruitment side of the business.

Staff from the company’s near-40 branches across England and Wales attended the event.

Managing director Chris Chown, who presented the award to branch manager Cory Elliott, said: “Our Exeter branch very much deserved a board recognition award for its...

UK Roofing Awards 2023 — winners announced

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Posted: Tue, 05/16/2023 - 9:27pm

The winners of the 2023 NFRC UK Roofing Awards were revealed last week (12 May) at the InterContinental London — The O2, in a glittering awards ceremony hosted by broadcaster Colin Murray.

Exeter-based firm Progressive Systems Ltd took home two awards - the only company to win in two separate disciplines.

The Headline Sponsor for the event was Radmat Building Products , and Recticel Insulation were the sponsor of the drinks reception and after-show party.

James Talman, NFRC CEO, said: "My congratulations go out to all those who have won at this year’s UK Roofing...

Devon business honoured with first ever King's Award for Enterprise

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Posted: Fri, 04/21/2023 - 7:41pm

A scientific services business from Devon has been recognised by the UK’s most prestigious business awards.

Brixham-based Scymaris was today unveiled as a winner of the prestigious King’s Award for Enterprise, in the International Trade Category. Founded in 2016, Scymaris is a leading provider of Ecotoxicology, Environmental Fate and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory Services to global agrochemical, pharmaceutical, industrial chemicals and biocides industries.

The firm responds to critical regulatory and research requirements, to understand how chemicals can impact the...

Devon-based David & Charles bring home industry award again for 2023

David & Charles, the independent publishing house, started in Newton Abbot in 1960 now based in Exeter, have returned once more with ‘Specialist Consumer Publisher of the Year’.

The Independent Publishers Guild awards were held on March 22nd at London’s OXO Tower and brings publishers from across the country together to celebrate their success throughout the industry. Publishing houses including Bloomsbury, Canongate, and Nosy Crow were in attendance, alongside industry names and sponsors like Gardners, The Bookseller and ReadMedia.

David & Charles, who...

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