Amazon Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards

An Exeter woman has been announced as a finalist at the 2021 Amazon everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards .

After the Covid-19 crisis threw the critical role of transport and logistics into the spotlight as never before, Mel Peirson is one of 66 finalists, and therefore one of the most outstanding individuals working in the industry today.

Mel, who is Service Delivery Leader at Royal Mail in Exeter, has been announced as a finalist for The Supply Chain Award - Leader, which is awarded to a woman who is innovating and excelling in their role within the supply chain...

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Creative Culture South West short story writing competition 2020

The best Short Story writing competition for Creative writers to enter this year has now LAUNCHED!!

Authored by ccsw
Posted: Mon, 11/30/2020 - 10:04am

If you’ve always dreamt of being a published writer then this competition could be for you.

At Creative Culture South West we are very passionate about the arts. Our vision is an all-inclusive space where people can develop their skills in a friendly and supportive environment, no matter their background, social-economic status, age, gender, physical ability, or sexuality.

We have recently launched a Short Story competition that we are extremely excited about. If you’re a creative writer or someone who believes they’ve got a bestseller inside but can’t seem to find the...

Devon small business mentor wins Enterprise Nation’s 2020 Top 10 Advisers Award

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 11/26/2020 - 5:04pm

Marketing expert Jennifer Corcoran, founder of My Super Connector based in Shaldon, Devon, has been crowned one of the UK’s Top 10 advisers for the support she provides to small businesses and entrepreneurs to help them build their LinkedIn profile.

The virtual awards ceremony, which announced the winners of the Enterprise Nation Top 50 Advisers competition, across a range of professional disciplines such as legal, finance and funding, technology, HR, PR and marketing and a special ‘Above & Beyond’ category – took place on the evening of 25th November.

Jennifer, was...

Small businesses to be recognised as Devon Business Champions

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 11/21/2020 - 5:36pm

Small community-based businesses locally will be given the opportunity to be crowned champion of their town or the whole of Devon in 2021 following the launch of an exciting awards programme.

The Town & County Business Champions 2021 awards have been launched to highlight the achievements of the UK’s very best micro and small businesses who are keeping community spirit alive in their local area.

The awards are aimed at any businesses with up to 50 employees, including hairdressers, cafes, accountants, solicitors and graphic designers.

Awards director Damian...

Exeter College Masterplan Shortlisted in Michelmores Property Awards 2020 

Exeter College’s ambitious campus Masterplan, which places a vision for what the College’s sites will look like over the next 20 years, has been shortlisted in the prestigious Michelmores Property Awards 2020.

The awards, which is now in its 18th year, celebrate the most prestigious, innovative and exciting developments taking place in the South West and the Exeter College Masterplan has been shortlisted in the ‘Masterplanning for the Future’ category.

As part of the College’s Masterplan, which has been approved unanimously by Exeter City Council, the College has set out a...

Emily Davies

University of Exeter Student Startup Manager shortlisted for national educator award

SETsquared Exeter Student Startup Manager Emily Davies , has been shortlisted for the 2020 National Enterprise Educator Awards for her contribution to entrepreneurship education and support. Since she joined the University of Exeter in 2017, Emily has been pivotal in the development of the entrepreneurship support delivered through the Student Startups programme . The programme has been responsible for helping students on the first steps of their entrepreneurial journeys, from the generation of ideas, through to launch and trading. It provides a safe and supported space in which...

Awards for Exeter climate scientists

Two Exeter climate scientists have received prestigious awards from the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS).

Professor Adam Scaife and Professor Richard Betts MBE, both of the University of Exeter and the Met Office, have won the Buchan Prize and the Climate Science Communications Award respectively.

The Buchan Prize recognises Professor Scaife’s recent work on the atmospheric dynamics behind seasonal predictions, published in Society journals and “adjudged to contain the most important original contribution or contributions to meteorology”.

Professor Betts’...

Good Game Wins Five Gold Awards in Taste of the West Awards

Authored by HarryWild
Posted: Sat, 06/20/2020 - 11:22am

Taste of the West, the South West’s prestigious food, drink and hospitality awards, has announced its winners of 2020. With over 700 products to judge across the West Country, Good Game has been awarded five gold awards; Organic Culatello, Organic Lomo, Organic Coppa, Salami and Pepperoni.

Judged by the most astute palates of chefs, restauranteurs, buyers, retailers and food writers, Taste of the West is renowned for being the most respected accreditation for artisan producers, cafés and restaurants. The unmistakable logo is a clear signal for an outstanding product that has met...

University academic announced as Patron of Exeter College 

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Wed, 05/13/2020 - 10:55am

University of Exeter Vice Chancellor Sir Steve Smith has been announced as a Patron of Exeter College, becoming just the second person to be awarded the prestigious title.

Exeter College awards patronages in recognition of exceptional achievements of distinguished friends of the College and Sir Steve joins renowned Chef Michael Caines MBE in receiving the honour.

Sir Steve has been instrumental in shaping the education landscape within Exeter and the wider region. Together, the University of Exeter and Exeter College are co-sponsors of both the Ted Wragg Multi-Academy Trust...

South West tech heroes to be celebrated

Authored by Astley Media
Posted: Mon, 05/04/2020 - 11:11pm

Tech champions, heroes and innovators will be recognised at the annual Tech South West Awards which launched on Friday May 1.

The awards will feature a new Hero Award to recognise the contributions by people and organisations across the region’s tech community to aiding the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, from data-tracking work to switching to making PPE for key workers.

The live launch saw the tech community gather - digitally - to hear inspiring stories from 2019 winners, including Somerset-based Your IT Now which provides digital skills for people with learning...

Redmayne Bentley Exeter wins prestigious City of London Wealth Management Award

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 03/26/2020 - 10:30am

Investment Management firm Redmayne Bentley’s Exeter office was recognised at the 2020 City of London Wealth Management Awards (COLWMA), the firm was named Regional Wealth Manager of the Year: Southern England.

This year’s award saw a record-breaking number of almost 33,500 votes placed by investors.

Individual awards were also presented to Redmayne Bentley staff: Darren Hirsh Outstanding - Individual Achievement and Fraser Robb - Exceptional Customer Service.

Denis Oppong, Head of the Exeter office, said: “We are grateful to our clients in the region who have...
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