Social Diary

Nurse and patient at the Kings House Day Hospice

Local fundraising group needs extra hands to help raise vital funds for end of life services in Crediton

We are a friendly, social group who raise money to support the Hospice services that are provided in Crediton and the surrounding communities.

We enjoy organising fun, local events in the town and are proud to say we raise thousands of pounds each year to help support the local nurses who care for people in our community in their homes when they have been given a terminal diagnosis and need expert end of life care.




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Jim Dart crowned omelette champ

Authored by KirkHills
Posted: Sun, 05/28/2017 - 12:32pm

Friday evening (28th April) saw the 3rd Kirk Hills Omelette Challenge take place at Exeter Castle as part of the Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink.

12 business people from in and around Exeter were invited to rise to the challenge and endeavour to make the fastest omelette in the South West.

Exeter School hosts British Shooting Target Sprint

Authored by Exeter School
Posted: Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:27pm

The South West qualifying event for the National Series 2017 is open to all, aged 11+, and organised by ex-British Pistol Shooter Georgina ‘Gorgs’ Geikie who represented Great Britain in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Gorgs grew up on the edge of Dartmoor and, inspired by the success of local heroes Kate Allenby and Steph Cook at the Sydney Olympics, initially took up modern pentathlon. She made the English Commonwealth Games Team in Melbourne 2006, winning bronze medals in 2006 and 2010 as well as competing at the London Olympics.

Princesshay launches spring fashion in style

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 04/11/2017 - 11:16am

Over 1,400 savvy shoppers were treated to an exclusive one night only event, The Spring Spree, on Thursday 3oth March.

Thirty-five retailers and restaurants including Debenhams, Hobbs, Joules, Molton Brown, Hotel Chocolat, Coal Grill & Bar and Carluccios took part. Guests benefited from exclusive discounts, goodie bags and free treatments.

Ladies Do Lympstone

Authored by Jane Blanchard
Posted: Mon, 04/10/2017 - 12:02pm

Exeter’s Ladies Do Lunch enjoyed an exclusive tour of Lympstone Manor before it opened its doors to the public. 

Celebrity chef and owner Michael Caines proudly gave the ladies a tour of the hotel, giving an insight into the meticulous planning and preparation that has gone into what will undoubtedly be one of the UK”s top hotels.

Thompson Jenner’s annual Budget breakfast briefing success

Authored by ThompsonJenner
Posted: Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:31am

More than 60 clients and introducers attended the annual Thompson Jenner LLP Budget breakfast briefing 2017 at the Woodbury Park Hotel and Golf Club on the 9th March.

Guests were welcomed with the customary bacon butty breakfast before networking and listening to three presentations.

First BierKeller Exeter party

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Mon, 02/20/2017 - 11:30am

The moment everyone in Exeter has been waiting for, the highly anticipated BierKeller is now open and the pre-launch party well and truly set the pace!

The invite-only event saw hundreds of Exeter locals come together for an exclusive first look at Exeter’s first Bavarian bar.

The drinks were flowing and the resident Oompah band, the Bavarian Strollers helped to create a fun-filled atmosphere.

YMCA Exeter: Changing Rooms, Changing Lives

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 01/30/2017 - 5:37pm

Businesses from around Exeter came together  for an early morning networking breakfast to launch YMCA Exeter’s exciting 2017 campaign, Changing Rooms, Changing Lives.

This will see the renovation of the currently unhomely communal living space at its St David’s Hill accommodation centre, currently used by over 50 young people.

Cocktails and Culture launches

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 4:03pm

Last week, local businesses and arts organisations gathered together to celebrate the launch of Cocktails and Culture at The Bike Shed Theatre.

Initiated by The Bike Shed Theatre, Cocktails and Culture is an event in which local businesses and arts organisations get together, learn more about each other’s plans and explore opportunities for partnership. Taking place every two months, each event is hosted by a different business which invites its contacts to meet in one of the city’s cultural spaces.

Are you ROCK SOLID enough?

Authored by elfcharity
Posted: Mon, 11/28/2016 - 7:07am

“Tricep Tyranny”, “Hurdles from Hell”, “Muddy Dunk” and “Son of a Bitch Ditch”. If these strike you as a good way to spend a day, then ROCKSOLID is for you! There’s a challenge for all with 5k, 10k or 20k routes where you will conquer fear, work as a team and push yourself to the limits to become a ROCKSOLID race champion.

Ladies Do Lunch at Bridwell

Authored by Jane Blanchard
Posted: Mon, 11/28/2016 - 6:03am

Exeter-based Ladies Do Lunch enjoyed a memorable day out visiting Bridwell Estate at Uffculme.  Bathed in late Autumn sunshine, the 100 acre estate never looked lovelier. 

Founder/hostess Sally Sedgman, co-hostess June Hutchings and administrator Lydia Vanstone and their guests were greeted by Lord Ivar Mountbatten and his partner James Coyne who gave them an exclusive tour of the Georgian house, orangery and chapel, complete with a wry commentary about the history of the house.