Winner of the world’s largest photo competition announced

Following the 606,000 photos that were submitted to the world’s largest photo competition, the CEWE Photo Award , the winner has now been announced.

Photographer Manfred Voss was named the winner for his picturesque frosty scene that was captured on the German island of Rügen.

‘Frozen Lighthouse’ – by Manfred Voss

Manfred Voss, winner of the CEWE Photo Award 2021 said: “It feels absolutely great, almost unbelievable, to have won the world's biggest photo competition in the end. The theme "Our world is beautiful" could also be called the theme of my photography....

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Local housebuilder gives South West gamers the opportunity to put their skills to the test and design a home in a new competition

Authored by jamesyoung
Posted: Sat, 08/21/2021 - 12:55pm

Worried about how much time your child (or spouse) spends gaming? Well worry no more ─ a local housebuilder has come up with the productive solution for gamers this summer, and it could just help them discover their dream career.

Whether it’s Minecraft, The Sims, Roblox or even Animal Crossing, Redrow is calling for gamers across the country to digitally recreate one if its homes or developments in a bid to discover the talented designers of the future.

Open to gamers of all ages, there are three categories to enter, with prizes including children’s art vouchers, an MSI...

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10 giveaways celebrating 10 years in the forest!

Authored by Sue Cade
Posted: Wed, 07/14/2021 - 9:35am

In celebration of 10 years since the start of Forest School sessions in Devon The Outdoors Group is running a 'Ten Years of TOG' free giveaway – but you only have until July 21 to enter!

Prizes range from handmade sea glass jewellery, bushcraft tools and cakes to a free place in the Forest School holiday club and a place on the new rewilding weekend taking place in August at the Exmouth Forest School.

The draw is already open and will close at the end of play on July 21, with the winners being chosen at random on July 22.

This is a great opportunity to find out more...

Win VIP tickets to see Zippo’s Christmas Circus in Plymouth

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 12/08/2020 - 12:41pm

The brilliant Zippo’s Circus - several times voted “Britain’s Best Circus” – is bringing a special Christmas Circus to Plymouth . Zippo’s is Covid-safe, sanitised, and well-ventilated.

Enter our competition to win one of five VIP ringside family tickets (2 adults and 2 children).

Winners get free popcorn and candy floss for each member of the party!

The new colourful Christmas themed production will delight family audiences whilst providing breath-taking magical moments throughout and will be performed in Zippos’ super-heated Big Top...

Jurys Inn Exeter are searching for an Exeter Community Hero

This December, Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels is on the hunt for heroes and asking you to nominate someone in need of a relaxing break in one of its hotels across the UK and Ireland.

Whether your hero has helped neighbours with shopping, worked long hours in the hospital, or simply spread joy in Exeter, Jurys Inn Exeter are asking you to nominate your community heroes, giving them a chance to win one of 100 two-night stays at a hotel of their choice across the UK and Ireland.

It is simple to nominate your hero; just visit Jurys Inn and Leonardo Hotels on social media from...

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...

WIN tickets to Exeter Chiefs v Glasgow Warriors

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 11/09/2019 - 11:01am


Congratulations to Skye Marshall who was picked at random from the correct entries.

The correct answer is, of course, C Millennium Stadium.

Thank you to everyone who entered.


To celebrate the return of the Heineken Champions Cup rugby on consecutive weekends in November, we have a pair of tickets to give away to Exeter Chiefs v Glasgow Warriors on Saturday 23rd November at Sandy Park (KO 3.15pm).

The game will be one of 20 live fixtures in the Heineken Champions...

International Day of Light Photo Competition

Authored by bhogan91
Posted: Wed, 04/24/2019 - 11:36pm

Exeter University Optics and Photonics Society are currently running an image competition to celebrate the UNESCO International Day of Light (IDL) 2019. They are inviting entries to the competition from the local community, so if you have an interest in photography, digital art or any other forms of image head to to find out more. They are offering up to £150 in prizes for the winners.

They are looking for images that highlight the importance of light to our lives, in accordance with the aims of the IDL. The IDL is a...

WIN: Tickets to Exeter Chiefs v Gloucester *** COMPETITION CLOSED ***

Congratulations to Georgina Davie who is our lucky winner.

Thank you to everyone who entered. The correct answer to the question is (C) Aviva Stadium, Dublin

For more information on Heineken Champions Cup match dates, times and where you can catch all the action on your screens this season, click here .


To celebrate the return of the Heineken Champions Cup in Rounds 3 & 4 this month, we have a pair of tickets to giveaway to Exeter Chiefs v Gloucester game on Saturday 8th December at Sandy Park (kick-off at 1pm) The game will...

WIN: Tickets to Exeter Chiefs v Munster ** COMPETITION CLOSED **

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 10/08/2018 - 8:09am

This competition is now closed.

Congratulations to James Coggins who is the lucky winner.

Thank you to everyone who entered – the correct answer to the question is, of course, (A) Leinster.

For more information on Heineken Champions Cup match dates, times and where you can catch all the action on your screens this season, click here .

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To celebrate the start of the 2018/19 Heineken Champions Cup, we are giving away two tickets to the Exeter Chiefs opening...

WIN family tickets and meet the stars in our Cirque Berserk! competition

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 04/29/2018 - 3:42pm


After sell-out runs and tours in 2016 and 2017, Cirque Berserk! the UK’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular is coming West for the very first time.

Performances at the Theatre Royal in Plymouth run from Tuesday 8th May to Saturday 12th May and you could win a family ticket to see the show for free at the performance of your choice (subject to availability).

Combining contemporary cirque-style artistry with adrenaline-fuelled stunt action, Zippos Cirque Berserk! is a danger-filled spectacle to amaze audiences of all ages, from five to 95...

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