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InExeter announces backing for nine city centre events and projects

InExeter has announced funding support for a series of events and projects.  Six events have secured funding from the city’s business improvement district, each of which add vibrancy to Exeter’s cultural offering.  

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How to Thrive Amid Disruption with Project Planning

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 11/07/2018 - 11:26am

Organizations looking for higher levels of efficiency in their project planning and management processes as well as improved quality of deliverables are making the transition to online project planning software platforms. Instead of being hosted on a company server and administered by an in-house IT department, these new toolsets are hosted in the Cloud. This strategy for running your project management software is ideal for anytime, anywhere access, and can immediately cut waste by producing major time savings.

Devon-based thermal engineering specialist, GRE Ltd, achieves highest international quality standard

Authored by Becky Morris
Posted: Wed, 10/24/2018 - 10:34am

Devon-based thermal engineering specialist, GRE Ltd, has succeeded in retaining the highest level of internationally recognised quality management standard, having achieved ISO9001:2015 for the second time.

The certification requires organisations to demonstrate that their quality management system (QMS) enables them to achieve statutory and regulatory requirements, delivering consistent and continued improvement of processes, and leading to high levels of performance, customer and stakeholder satisfaction.

Douglas & Gordon deploy Lightfoot technology to make roads safer in estate agency first

Authored by SarahatAbsolute
Posted: Tue, 07/24/2018 - 4:00pm

Douglas & Gordon has become the UK's first estate agent to deploy Lightfoot's innovative connected car technology in their vehicle fleet to increase efficiency and improve the welfare of their drivers.

Innovative free gardening app launched at Toby’s Garden Festival

Authored by CandideUK
Posted: Thu, 05/17/2018 - 10:07am

A unique way to discover the gardening community around you has been launched by Candide, an innovative gardening community app, at Toby’s Garden Festival. Places is the brand new and unique functionality which allows you to locate your nearest gardening centre or public garden wherever you are in the South West. This regional launch comes ahead of a national roll out at BBC Gardeners’ World Live in June.

Zoo’s UK tortoise first

Authored by Paigntonzoo
Posted: Thu, 05/03/2018 - 6:23am

The spider tortoise is one of the world’s smallest tortoises – and one of the rarest. Now, Paignton Zoo has become the first in the UK to breed the species.

Paignton Zoo has become the first zoo in the country to breed a tiny tortoise on the edge of extinction. The secret? A fine blend of driving passion and cool-headed science.

British Transport Police crackdown on unwanted sexual behaviour on rail network

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 04/30/2018 - 8:32am

A nationwide campaign launches today, calling on victims of unwanted sexual behaviour to report offences to police, no matter how small.

Every Report Builds a Picture highlights how multiple reports from different people can help BTP ‘build a picture’ of offenders – even if some of those cases don’t make it to court.

This is the second phase of the Report It To Stop It campaign, which was launched in 2015 to tackle under-reporting of sexual offences.

New leadership team for the Exeter and Heart of Devon Hotels and Restaurants Association

Authored by Cameron Hodder
Posted: Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:27am

Alexandra Penn, Head of Sales at Event Exeter, University of Exeter will be taking the helm as chairman for the Exeter and Heart of Devon Hotels and Restaurants Association.

A Commercial Manager with over 15 years’ experience in the industry, and having been with Event Exeter since 2014, Penn brings with her a wealth of knowledge and passion for the  hospitality industry.

BULLSEYE! VIP hospitality packages available for Devon darts fans

Authored by George Dawson
Posted: Tue, 02/27/2018 - 5:54pm

** UNIBET Premier League event at Westpoint is CANCELLED due to adverse weather ** 

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There is good news for dedicated Devon darts fans as the newly sponsored UNIBET Premier League is set to roll again in February 2018, hot on the heels of the Christmas Tungsten Fest that is the World Championships. 

With Phil Taylor having retired and a new breed of exciting talent such as Darryl Gurney emerging, there is little doubt that the competition will be as fierce and electric as ever before.

ITV journalist Alex Beresford launches ‘Breaking Into News’ competition

Authored by AdminJh
Posted: Mon, 02/26/2018 - 5:42pm

ITV News and Media Trust have launched ‘Breaking Into News’, a unique initiative that has been successfully running for six years and fronted by ITV’s award-winning news broadcaster Charlene White and Alex Beresford for ITV West Country with the aim to unearth the next generation of diverse broadcast journalist talent from across the UK.

Search is on for the South West’s Best Bridesmaid

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:46pm

The hunt is on for the South West’s Best Bridesmaid with stag and hen experts Red7 leading the search.

Did your Bridesmaid go above and beyond to make your big day the best it could be? Perhaps she created a perfect bridal survival kit or took charge of the wedding to ensure that bridezilla did not surface.

Whatever the reason, if your Bridesmaid brought the essence of #squadgoals, Red7 wants to know!