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Daily launches new Lifestyle website

The Exeter Daily is proud to announce the launch of an exciting  new sister site – The Lifestyle Daily.

Packed with celebrity interviews and articles about family life, health, beauty and culture, the site (like the Exeter Daily) is not only free to use, but you can post your own content for free too.

Today’s launch features interviews with Mel B, Professor Green and Billy Connoly, among many others.

Please take a look – and if you like what you see, share it with you friends and contacts.

Marc Astley

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Cosy Club Exeter launches Christmas campaign to end loneliness

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 11/11/2019 - 6:13am

This Christmas, Cosy Club Exeter will aim to combat loneliness through the power of tea. From 21st November to 24thDecember, Cosy Club will donate 10p from every tea sold to older people’s support charity, Independent Age who will be helping those in need this winter.

With almost one in five Brits expected to spend Christmas alone this year (19%) and over one in four people (26%) expressing concern about older relatives and friends being on their own this Christmas, the effects can truly be devasting.

Survivors of child sexual abuse invited to share views on access to records in Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 11/10/2019 - 10:53pm

Survivors of child sexual abuse who have struggled to access their childhood records are being invited to speak to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in Exeter on 21 November.

The Inquiry’s Victims and Survivors Forum is holding a series of events across England and Wales to discuss barriers to accessing records and what needs to be improved in the future. 

Mr Tiny is a big surprise!

Mr Tiny is a big surprise!

Authored by Paigntonzoo
Posted: Sun, 11/10/2019 - 5:47pm

Mr Tiny is coming out at Paignton Zoo – and he’s likely to make a great big stink about it. Mr Tiny is the latest Titan arum to bloom at the charity zoo and – while he’s not the biggest - he could be among the latest ever to flower.

Paignton Zoo Head Gardener Catherine Mortimer said: “In the UK they almost always flower between May and September, so late October is definitely a surprise. We knew this was a flower bud, though, and not just a stalk – they look the same, but there are subtle differences. We’ve become pretty good at telling the difference.”

Crealy Christmas Spectacular billed as the biggest festive event in the South West

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 11/10/2019 - 3:16pm

Crealy Theme Park & Resort’s Christmas Spectacular 2019 offers all day family festivities and a glittering new ice show.

Packed full of Christmas family fun and entertainment, the event has been billed by the park as “the biggest Christmas event in the South West”.

Josh Haywood, General Manager at Crealy, said: “This all day experience is the biggest and best value Christmas event in the South West and is guaranteed to be the most magical day out for the whole family.”

How to test a car battery

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Sun, 11/10/2019 - 9:14am

During a routine maintenance check, a car battery is one component that is likely to be overlooked by many drivers. Despite there being many batteries today that do not require regular maintenance, it is vital to frequently ascertain that your car’s battery is in a top condition to avoid any form of inconveniences at the most critical times. 

There are various ways of testing a car’s battery, including: 

Testing your car battery with a multimeter

Tree planting. Photo: Catherine Hadler

Call for help with volun-tree planting at Killerton

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 11/09/2019 - 10:05am

To conclude 2019’s celebration of the centenary of the Forestry Commission, Killerton will be hosting a tree planting event at Ellerhayes on Sunday 17 November.

Photo: Jim Wileman.

Poignant new art display shines spotlight on risks to civil liberties posed by facial recognition technology 

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 11/09/2019 - 9:30am

The intrinsic danger that facial recognition technology could pose to civil liberties and freedoms has been highlighted in a new, hard-hitting art display.

Renowned Devon artist and printmaker Catherine Cartwright has created the thought-provoking and emotional exhibition, entitled Brave New World, which questions the role of automated facial technology in potentially stifling protests and demonstrations.

Carbon Neutral Festival to engage city in developing a roadmap for change

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Fri, 11/08/2019 - 9:31am

A major festival will take place next year to engage the whole city in developing a shared roadmap for a carbon neutral Exeter.

Exeter City Futures is working alongside Exeter City Council to develop a programme of activities for the Carbon Neutral Festival.

Achieving a carbon neutral city will require the involvement of individuals, communities, businesses and organisations all working together.

DIY Motorcycle Sound System: Building and Installing

Authored by David Humphrey
Posted: Fri, 11/08/2019 - 5:15am

Riding a motorcycle in silence may be annoying to many, especially if you make a long journey. On the other hand, a sound system can remove your monotony and make you cheerful. Many people love to listen to music for three to four hours a day! It is a horrible dream to them if there is no sound system in their motorcycle.

Modern male pressures revealed as UK encouraged to get behind Mos for Movember

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Thu, 11/07/2019 - 11:17pm

Modern male pressures revealed as UK encouraged to get behind Mos for Movember

Despite growing movements to assist male mental health and wider, more open conversations about personal issues, it seems British men are still struggling to have those vital conversations with their male family, friends and colleagues.

As Movember gets underway and men across the country begin their momentous moustache marathon, new research from Gillette reveals the importance of these conversations and receiving positive feedback has in men’s lives.