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South Devon College Graduation

South Devon College awards own degrees for first time.

South Devon College with campuses in Paignton, Newton Abbot and Torquay celebrated the achievements of its University Centre students at a joint ceremony held over two days at Torquay’s Grand Hotel.

The event was hailed a double celebration as the college awarded its own degrees for the very first time.

The two-day event (14th and 15th October) was held to ensure that both the classes of 2020, and 2021 were formally congratulated. Last year’s graduation ceremony was held virtually due to Coronavirus.

This is the first year that students from University Centre South...

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The 5 best online casino sites in the UK you can play on today

Everyone wants different things when it comes to an online casino, But it’s safe to say that there are some universal things everyone wants when you fancy a quick play online. These include things such as playing on a safe online casino, great bonuses that go the extra mile and a game selection that makes your jaw drop at how good it is.

We’ve compiled a list of the best UK online casino sites for you to enjoy, all ranked by a certain criteria. To get more information - including offers of the day, a constantly updated list and more, be sure to check out Bet and Skill , your go...

5 Things to remember before hiring a family Lawyer

Authored by Frank Parker
Posted: Mon, 09/13/2021 - 10:59pm

Finding the right time to hire a family lawyer and then finding the most suitable one from the plethora of criminal law firms is not a piece of cake. You have so much on your mind while limited finance and stress take over you.

Also, the point in the case where the two parties decide to bring in a family lawyer also puts in different restrains in different conditions. At times, hiring a lawyer ends up all smooth and enticing as a process. However, it is only after the case reaches a critical point that the hiring party starts regretting their hired lawyer.

Hence, it is...

Tips and tricks for making cryptocurrency trading more profitable

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Thu, 09/09/2021 - 8:32am

If we go back in 10 years, we can see when cryptocurrency emerged in the market, no human was able to understand how powerful it is and everyone just kept ignoring it as it was digital currency and no one felt the need to invest in it. But over time and by learning the new benefits of investing in it every day it can be seen how much it has flourished since then and this only surprises us. It is unbelievable how digital currency now has such an impact on our lives including the economical and financial systems of the country as well.

Day by day cryptocurrency's worth is...

Sovereign launches £150,000 grant programme to support residents’ life goals

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 09/08/2021 - 5:18pm

Sovereign Housing Association is making £150k in grants available to residents across its geography as part of its Thriving Communities strategy .

With homes in Berkshire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Wiltshire, and the West of England the impact will be felt across south west England.

The new grants programme - run in association with charity provider Charis - will support anyone living in a Sovereign home to access the resources and support they need to meet their own goals.

There are eight distinct...

The boredom cure: How to get the most from your city

In a world of constant connection, it can be easy to forget how to get bored. In fact, boredom is a peculiarly modern malady. Before the invention of the internet and the smartphone, there were no 'boredom-free zones' to escape to. Now, we have a near limitless number of escapist options to dull the pain of a slow commute or a restless afternoon at home. Here are some ways to lift your spirits:

  1. Play online games

Playing online games is a good way to kill time, especially on a boring day. Play soft background music and get lost in a game, either solo or with...

How to navigate dating in a post-lockdown world

Lives up and down the country, and around the world, changed when the pandemic caused lockdowns and restrictions. Food stock was affected, jobs were paused, and people’s love lives were put on hold.

The dating scene changed dramatically. Apps were downloaded or deleted, socially-distanced dates were embraced (how many times did you visit a local park?) and vaccines became a common dinner conversation topic.

As we all begin to get used to the “new normal”, we’re going to reveal our top tips on how to navigate dating in a post-lockdown world.

  1. Be open about
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Smart shopping – New study ranks the top countries with the savviest consumers

Authored by Frank Parker
Posted: Mon, 09/06/2021 - 12:29pm

A new study by online savings platform BravoVoucher reveals the top countries with the savviest consumers as part of the Smart Shopper Index, a global ranking of the top countries where consumers are the savviest with their spending habits and their savings.

France crowned top country for smart shopping

The study analysed several consumer habits including household savings and debt, purchase consideration, overall spending relative to cost of living, and food spending relative to cost in all OECD countries for which data was available, and aggregated these in a points-based index...

How to host an event safely post Covid

Authored by Val Watson
Posted: Thu, 09/02/2021 - 7:12am

Even with restrictions gone, there is still a lot of people adhering to the rules of the past 18 months. As such, if you’re hosting an event, it may be best to do the same. If people see your event isn’t taking into consideration health concerns, you may risk losing ticket sales.

So how can you host your event safely post COVID so that everyone feels comfortable attending?

Saniti s ation stations

Just about every restaurant, shop, and hotel across the country has had sanitisation stations set up for over a year, and it’s a good idea to keep them – especially if...

Discover what’s on across the South West coast

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 08/31/2021 - 10:11pm

Beach Check UK is an innovative new app which allows visitors to check the status of a beach before they arrive in order to avoid congested beaches, and to see at a glance the ability for social distancing to be maintained. The app also provides information on parking, toilet facilities, areas that welcome dogs and much more. The free-to-use app is downloadable from Google Play and the Apple App store (with no in-app purchases necessary). It is simple to use, allowing you to check individual beaches and to see a map showing red (crowded) amber (less congested) and green (uncongested)...

Exeter biker organises world's first global motorbike ride in memory of those lost during pandemic

An ambitious worldwide memorial motorbike ride is to take place on Sunday 5th September 2021 following the sun across 99 countries, starting in New Zealand, and ending in Alaska in memory of those we have lost through the pandemic.

Ride Global is the brainchild of David Greensmith, who lives and works in Exeter, Devon, following the sudden and unexpected death of Alan Lewis, a family member through Covid-19. A keen motorcyclist and true altruistic, Mr. Greensmith’s vision to bring together bikers from around the world is to help raise funds to fight Coronavirus. All profits will be...

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