People in Hospiscare t-shirts scramble through a gorge

Calling all extreme event fans: Wild Tri is on its way!

An exciting new event comes to Devon for the first time later this year when Hospiscare hosts Wild Tri, and its big brother, Wild Tri Extreme.

This will be a wild take on a triathlon, and promises to be an exhilarating experience that will challenge hard-core extreme event enthusiasts, as well as novices and those who like their events just a tad less challenging. The event will take place near Okehampton on 14 September, allowing plenty of time for preparation.




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City 1 Crawley Town 3

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sat, 04/20/2019 - 9:33am

Exeter City fell to a 3-1 defeat to Crawley Town at St James Park in Sky Bet League Two.

Two goals from Reece Grego-Cox and a first half finish from Filipe Morais did the damage for the away side with Ryan Bowman netting City’s only goal as they looked for a way back into the match.

Men's Walk participants in Hospiscare t-shirts enjoy a pizza en route

Hospiscare Men’s Walk raises £67,000 with money still rolling in!

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Thu, 04/18/2019 - 2:27pm

Instead of snow, it was high winds and rain that tested the ever growing band of men who took part in Hospiscare’s Men’s Walk this year. Just under 1000 resilient men signed up for the challenge, making it Hospiscare’s most successful Men’s Walk to date.

Image: 5311 Media.

Nowacki takes cycle speedway season opener in Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 04/15/2019 - 8:55pm

Lukas Nowacki took the honours in the opening round of cycle speedway’s HSBC UK Elite Grand Prix Series at Exeter, but was made to work hard for the win.

The Horspath rider was taken to a run-off by Birmingham’s Chris Timms, after both riders dropped a point each from the 20 available.

Ben Mould completed the podium with 17 points; the Poole rider crashed in his opening race but rallied with wins in his last four heats to snatch third from team-mate Frazer Garnett.

Exeter City Crest

City 2 Port Vale 0

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 04/14/2019 - 11:27am

The Grecians take all three points at St James Park! Nicky Law’s early penalty and Hiram Boateng’s spectacular volley ensured Exeter City returned to winning ways in Sky Bet League Two.

Law converted a second-minute penalty kick before Boateng gave goalkeeper Scott Brown no chance with a jaw-dropping volley as City bounced back from their loss at Macclesfield in fine fashio

Danielle Balsdon - Lord Lennox

Dressage rider from Exeter is Petplan Equine Area Festivals champion

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 04/09/2019 - 9:44pm

Winners of the Petplan Equine Medium Under 21, Danielle Balsdon and Lord Lennox from Poltimore in Exeter were delighted with a top place position in a very competitive class at Hartpury College, Gloucestershire on Sunday 7 April 2019. 

Danielle was thrilled with Lord Lennox’s performance in an electrifying atmosphere with some exceptional partnerships competing for the Petplan Equine Medium Under 21 title.

Cheltenham Town 1 Exeter City 1

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 04/07/2019 - 1:06am

Exeter City picked up a hard-earned point in controversial circumstances against Cheltenham Town. 

The Grecians had looked in control of the match early in the second half, having been given a lead at the break through Dean Moxey’s pinpoint strike.

Juniors jump on board on dedicated Exeter Raceday

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 04/03/2019 - 10:34pm

If the world’s most famous steeple chase, the Randox Grand National, has fuelled the imaginations of pony-loving children, next Tuesday’s Junior Jumpers Raceday (9 April) at Exeter Racecourse will prove the perfect day out.

Junior Jumpers was created with the aim of increasing attendance amongst children and to encourage parents to regard horseracing as a family friendly pastime.

Pauline Beare and Peg Wiseman

Women’s running champions Peg and Pauline to retire

Authored by FORCE Cancer Charity
Posted: Mon, 04/01/2019 - 6:17pm

After a combined total of 70 years in running, coaching and supporting women runners, Devon’s Pauline Beare and Peg Wiseman have finally decided that the Women Can Challenges 2019 will mark the end of an era for them.

“Neither one of us is getting any younger and finally qualifying for a state pension should enable us to concentrate on some quality time, being active together while we still can,” said Pauline.

The Grecians fall to defeat at home

Authored by Exeter City FC News
Posted: Sun, 03/31/2019 - 9:33am

Exeter City fell to a 4-1 defeat to Mansfield Town at St James Park in Sky Bet League Two.

Two goals from CJ Hamilton and Tyler Walker did the damage on the day with Matt Jay netting City's only goal of the game in the first half.

Grecians’ boss Matt Taylor made two changes to the side that won in injury time last week against Notts County, with Dara O’Shea replacing Troy Brown and Donovan Wilson coming in for the suspended Ryan Bowman.

Speaking Out On ‘Inequality’ In Snooker

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Sun, 03/31/2019 - 5:44am

Appearing on national television, Snooker player Rebecca Kenna spoke out on sexual inequality in the game. Kenna was filmed in Keighley for an episode of BBC’s show, The One, which aired on Monday 25th March at 7 pm. That comes at a time when Bonus Code Bets are offering the Heart Bingo code to those interested in trying their luck with bingo.