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Leading housebuilder donates £24,000 to Devon homelessness, suicide prevention and hospice charities

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 09/25/2020 - 3:52pm

Leading housebuilders Barratt and David Wilson Homes have donated £24,000 to Devon charities to help support homeless people, young men at risk of suicide and people in hospice care.

Barratt's Exeter-based team raised £12,000 through a range of events and initiatives before the lockdown, which has now been doubled by Barratt Developments' head office, in recognition of the important causes and the high level of funds raised.

YMCA Exeter is one of the charities to receive funds in order to help support homeless people in Devon. Members of the Barratt team took part in a...

New South West business venture launched to harness community spirit and help companies collaborate

Authored by Marc Astley
Posted: Thu, 09/24/2020 - 5:15pm

A new company has launched that will allow businesses across the South West to team up and secure new regional, national and global projects.

Collaborate South West​ is for business owners and leaders who want to grow their company by teaming up with others to deliver bigger projects.

Founded by Annabel McCabe and Mandy Swift, the company has already secured its first 20 company members in a range of key sectors and is now launching across the region.

Co-founder Mandy Swift said: “By teaming up like-minded business leaders, Collaborate SW will lead to new...

Marine plastics sailed into the Exe for recycling – a carbon free journey

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 09/24/2020 - 3:47pm

Plastics washed up from around the coastline are being sailed up the coast to the Exe Estuary in a carbon-free journey – the first of its kind - before being sorted in Exeter, sent off for recycling and some of the plastics turned into useful items like ocean kayaks.

A 112-year-old schooner – The Annette – is set to dock at Exmouth Marina on 30 September, with over one tonne of marine plastics onboard.

Already en-route, Clean Ocean Sailing’s vessel set off on the latest leg of its journey from Gweek in Cornwall on 18 September. All being well, the schooner is set to...

Exeter College’s Construction Centre extension welcomes new T Level students

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Thu, 09/24/2020 - 12:40pm

Exeter College’s new Construction Centre extension has welcomed its first cohort of Construction T Level students following a £1million transformation creating a bespoke learning area for the new qualification.

Exeter College is one of the first providers in the country – and the only one in Devon – to offer T Levels for the 2020 academic year, with two year, full time courses now running in Construction, Digital and Education and Childcare.

T Levels follow on from GCSEs and are set to revolutionise the technical education landscape, providing learners with a qualification...

Importance of Electrical Certificate for Electrical Installations

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Thu, 09/24/2020 - 6:40am

There are numerous professional electrical certified experts who are confident and experienced to manage various challenging tasks and they offer their best electrical certification plan discount for HMO's, private businesses, Estate Agents, Landlords, Home owners, building owners, facilities management companies and numerous of other attached communities.

Following are the main benefits of the Electrical Certificate for Landlords

  • It ensures that all electrics are safe and secure.
  • No Chance to get failure of installed units.
  • Obtaining an
  • ...

Latest active travel measures welcomed

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 09/24/2020 - 6:24am

The closure of Doctors Walk in Exeter has been welcomed as another boost for walking and cycling in the county.

As part of the latest Emergency Active Travel Fund measures, access to the route is now only permitted for pedestrians and cyclists.

This is reducing traffic for residents on Balls Farm Road, which has been a local aspiration for years, improving pedestrian and cycle access from Ide village to local schools, such as West Exe School, and workplaces in the city. New signs promoting the changes to the route have been installed on Ide Lane, Pocombe bridge and...

Exeter College Masterplan Shortlisted in Michelmores Property Awards 2020 

Authored by stephendixon
Posted: Wed, 09/23/2020 - 3:28pm

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...

Popular Tobacco Products You Might Want to Try

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Wed, 09/23/2020 - 6:46am

Several smokers say they use tobacco for a variety of reasons, such as relief from stress, relaxation, or even in social interactions. Some even claim it can have positive effects, as it is a stimulant that can increase sensory information and sharpen the mind. Tobacco companies continuously transform their products to attract users and present new tobacco products onto the market. Many of which look very different from typical tobacco products you might recognize or know about. In this article, we are going to list some of them that you might want to try.

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Redrock500 – Trade Online Safely

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 09/23/2020 - 6:05am

After choosing trading as my occupation, I was confused that how i will handle the complications because I had no familiarity and proficiency in the field. I had money but did not know to use it, I conferred to the people and most of them recommended online brokerages for trading. I started my search engines and after few minutes, I have become astounded to comprehend hundreds of names of online brokerages on my laptop screen. All of them were claiming to be the finest and dependable but I wanted to rifle more because I was anxious to lose my assets.

After spending few more hours...

Smart and Stylish Wireless Earphones

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 09/22/2020 - 8:21am

Old traditional wired headphones have been disturbing people for a very long time. Now people are getting tired of it because daily cord malfunctioning etc. For this pain of users, we’re about to review one of the stylish wireless earphones.

Magic Trend has announced amazing cordless Bluetooth earpieces, named as H03 wireless earphones , through which users can peacefully make calls and enjoy music while doing some gymnastic and driving. And the best is the long-lasting battery.

Without wasting further time, let’s address the elephant in the room with some exciting...