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Di and Sammi Rosser on the Twilight Walk

Hospiscare's Twilight Walk: Di & Sammi Rosser's Story

In 2016, Di & Sammi Rosser took part in the Twilight Walk simply because it sounded like a fun event and they felt that Hospiscare was a charity worth supporting. They could never have imagined two years later they would be walking in memory, having placed a photo of their much loved husband and dad Jeff on their memory star and displaying it, with so many others, within the special memory tent at The Maer, Exmouth.

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Mangalitza Pigs to make their debut at Devon County Show

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 05/15/2019 - 11:52am

Visitors to Devon County Show will be able to admire rare breed Mangalitza pig for the first time in the Show’s history. 

Mango, a Mangalitza and her litter of nine piglets, will be located in the outdoor pig feature next to the pig showing rings for the duration of the show which takes place from 16-18 May.

Understanding success: How the Internet can help with everything

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 05/15/2019 - 11:36am

The internet has a huge influence on everything in daily life, and offers new opportunities for learning, including how to play high variance slots in online casinos. 

Can you remember a time before the internet was part of daily life? Baby Boomers may well recall what the world was like before the internet came along, but for Generation Z the idea is inconceivable. 

Andrew Millington accompanies Exeter Philharmonic Choir for its summer concert

Former musical director Andrew Millington rejoins Exeter Philharmonic Choir for its summer concert

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Wed, 05/15/2019 - 10:43am

Exeter musician Andrew Millington will be back performing with the city's oldest choir for a one-off performance at Exeter Northcott on June 1st.

This time around Andrew, who retired as the Choir's Musical Director in 2017, will be rejoining EPC on the piano rather than on the rostrum. He'll be accompanied by two other musicians who have greatly contributed to Exeter's musical life: David Davies,  also on the piano, and Stephen Tanner on the harmonium. 

Exeter Philharmonic Choir's summer concert  combines musical drama and colourful, memorable tunes.

Tips on making chores easier

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 05/15/2019 - 10:36am

Life is no fairytale. How great it would be if only we had mice friends or elves to help us with our chores? In the real world, that vacuum cleaner won’t turn itself on. Those dishes won’t magically fly and wash themselves and neatly go back to the cupboard.

Sometimes, it feels ridiculous to do those petty chores when you have deadlines and projects piling up. Still, you can’t bring yourself to concentrate on that report you’re writing when you keep thinking about the mountainous pile of laundry you’ve been putting off for weeks.

4 Essential Drawing Materials You Need to Draw Like a Pro

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 05/15/2019 - 9:39am

Freehand drawing is a favourite among many artists and painters. Most of the pros start with sketching things from their imagination on paper to help bring their ideas to life. Developing good drawing skills is essential if you are a serious beginner who wishes to go pro. 

One of the two rainbow flags making their way towards Exeter High Street. Photo: Alan Quick

Sunshine and rainbows for the best Exeter Pride to date

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 05/15/2019 - 8:52am

THE 11th Exeter Pride, which turned the City rainbow-coloured on Saturday, May 11, has been hailed as the biggest and best yet.

More than 10,000 people showed their support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ+) communities in the region by taking part or attending.

Thousands of people took part in the march from the St Sidwell Centre, down Exeter High Street and along Queen Street into Northernhay Gardens.

It was the most colourful march yet, with two 50-metre rainbow flags carried by hundreds of volunteers.

How to Make Your Summer Party Memorable

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 05/15/2019 - 8:16am

In a few weeks, summer will be upon us and with it comes summer parties. Every season is unique and what sets the summer from other seasons is the heat. So how does one have fun with the nearly unbearable heat threatening to dampen the party mood? Well here are some ideas that will help make your party lively and memorable for seasons to come.

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Dawlish drop-in event planned to inform residents on the schedule of work for the new sea wall

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Tue, 05/14/2019 - 4:43pm

Network Rail is inviting residents to a drop-in session in Dawlish to inform the local community about planned work relating to construction of the new sea wall to the west of the railway station, which is due to start at the end of May.

The community drop-in event follows on from Teignbridge District Council’s approval of the works to improve the resilience of the stretch of railway that connects the South West with the rest of the country at their recent planning committee meeting.

The event will be held in Dawlish on:

Notice of an Order for Service by an Alternative Method (CPR 6.15)

Authored by The Family Law Company
Posted: Tue, 05/14/2019 - 2:14pm

In the County Court at Exeter

Claim No: E00EX449

Ms Abigail Hammond

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Mr Adrian Green

Re: Notice to Adrian Green d.o.b. 15 April 1966 (formerly of 52 St Mawes Drive, Paignton TQ4 7NS and 14 De La Rue Way, Pinhoe, Exeter EX4 8PW)

This notice is published pursuant to an Order of the Court dated 18 April 2019. Take notice that this claim will be heard on 20 June 2019 at 15.00 hours at the County Court at Exeter, Exeter Hearing Centre, Southernhay Gardens, Exeter EX1 1UH.  This Notice is to be regarded as good service on you.

Exeter College celebrates National ‘Love Our Colleges’ Week

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:34am

Exeter College is celebrating national ‘Love Our Colleges’ Week– a national celebration of Further Education colleges across the nation. 

The nationwide ‘Love Our Colleges’week, 13-17 May 2019, coordinated by the Association of Colleges (AoC) seeks to highlight the brilliant work that goes on in FE colleges.