Fairtrade Fortnight: Sit down for breakfast, stand up for farmers

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 10:46am

People in Exeter are being invited to tuck into a big Fairtrade breakfast on Saturday 5 March.

The event is being organised by Exeter Fairtrade City Steering Group to raise awareness of Fairtrade products and support farmers and suppliers from around the globe who often find it difficult to earn enough to feed their own families.

Fairtrade Fortnight starts on Monday (29 February) and runs until 13 March.

Martin Luther King once famously said, ‘before you finish eating breakfast in the morning, you’ve depended on more than half the world’ . Despite our dependence on...

An ‘eggsellent’ way to start the day

Authored by Stacy Hill
Posted: Thu, 02/05/2015 - 11:47am

On Wednesday 11th February, Gilbert Stephens LLP is hosting another Great Devon Breakfast in aid of local cancer charity, FORCE.

This popular event, which forms part of a county-wide fundraising campaign, will be held at the City Gate Hotel on the corner of St David’s Hill and Bartholomew Street East and starts at 8am. Breakfast costs £8 and includes a choice of Eggs Benedict or Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon* with tea or coffee and a glass of orange juice.

Philip Luckham, CEO for Gilbert Stephens, comments: “FORCE is one of our nominated charities of the year for the...

Simon Bates to host Good Morning Devon

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 12/02/2014 - 1:48pm

BBC Radio Devon today (2 December) announced Simon Bates as its new Breakfast presenter, his new show will start on Monday 12 January 2015. Simon, who lives on a farm near Tiverton, mid-Devon, is joining BBC Radio Devon to present a mix of news and music each weekday morning between 7.00 and 10.00am.

As ever, quality local journalism will be the cornerstone of the new programme, and Simon Bates will use his interviewing skills honed over decades of broadcasting to interview the day’s newsmakers. Simon will also be out broadcasting from around the county and hearing from BBC Radio...

Record turn out for Sandy Park B2B Breakfast event

Authored by George Dawson
Posted: Mon, 05/12/2014 - 12:44pm

More than 80 people turned out for the latest B2B Breakfast at Sandy Park, which is fast becoming one of Exeter's fastest growing networking opportunities.

Representatives from some of Devon and Cornwall's leading businesses attended the latest event at the rugby club's award-winning ground.

The speakers were Marc Astley (pictured) and Dan Pritchard from marketing and PR firm Astley Media and Keiron Northcott, a trustee of the Chief's charity the Exeter Foundation.

Keiron told the audience about the work of the charity, which raises funds for 20 local charities....

Sizzling Success for FORCE fundraiser

Authored by Attention Media
Posted: Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:09am

On 3 April, over 50 people from the local business community joined Exeter-based FORCE cancer charity and corporate sponsor, Gilbert Stephens LLP, for a ‘Great Devon Breakfast’ at St Olaves Hotel in Exeter.

The event raised £385 for the charity, which has been raising vital funds to support its outreach programme, offering essential support to cancer patients around Devon.

Naomi Cole, Fundraising Manager for FORCE, comments: “We were delighted to see so many people from the local business community come out on such a rainy day to support the event and people were not only...

An Artistic Festive Treat in Cafe at 36

Event Date: 
09/12/2013 - 8:00am to 05/01/2014 - 3:00pm
Cafe at 36, 36 Cowick Street, St Thomas, exeter EX4 1AW

The Cafe at 36 located in Cowick Street, St Thomas, Exeter is hosting a pop-up art gallery which has been coordinated by Devon Art Pop - a group of artists collaborating to run pop-up galleries around Devon. All of the original and authentic art work is for sale, and 10% of proceeds will be donated to the Arctic Challenge fund currently being raised by Sue and John, owners of the Cafe, in support of Age UK Exeter.

The line up of exhibiting artists includes: Sue Lewis - textile artist with gorgeous seascapes and floral pictures Theresa Shaw - floral and abstract artist with...

b2b Business Breakfast at Sandy Park

Event Date: 
09/05/2014 - 8:15am to 9:45am
Sandy Park

Would you like a new way to Network in Exeter?

Join us on Friday 9th May for our fifth b2b Business Breakfast at the home of the Exeter Chiefs

A networking morning for all to enjoy a hearty breakfast & listen to our special guest speakers Marc Astley & Dan Pritchard of Astley Media & The Exeter Daily

The morning will begin with networking from 8.15am followed by a full English breakfast at 8.30am . Our speaker will commence at 9.00am finishing up at 9.45am


Tickets are available to book direct with the Sandy...

b2b Business Breakfast at Sandy Park

Event Date: 
14/03/2014 - 8:15am to 9:45am
Sandy Park

Friday 14th March - from 8.15am

Join us on Friday 14th March for our fourth b2b Business Breakfast

Begin your morning with a hearty breakfast at the home of the Exeter Chiefs with guest speaker, Economy & Tourism Manager at Exeter City Council, Victoria Hatfield discussing plans for the Rugby World Cup 2015 & businesses in Exeter

The morning will begin with networking from 8.15am followed by a full English breakfast at 8.30am. Our speaker will commence at 9.00am finishing up at 9.45am


Tickets are available to...

British & Irish Lions Tour Breakfast at Sandy Park

Event Date: 
22/06/2013 - 10:00am
Sandy Park

Join us at Sandy Park, home to the mighty Exerter Chiefs, for the British & Irish Lions Tour taking place on the following dates:

- Saturday 22nd June

- Saturday 29th June

- Saturday 6th July

What better way to watch the Lions Tour if you're not heading to Australia...

Starts from 10am on each date - For kick off at 11am

Join us a Sandy Park & enjoy a British breakfast, Irish pint & watch the British & Irish Lions take on the Australian Wallabies. With pre-game banter from some of our very own Exeter Chiefs!...

The Big Breakfast

Event Date: 
16/11/2012 - 7:30am to 11:30am
Woodbury Park Golf and Country Club, East Devon
EDBI (East Devon Business Initiative) are hosting their annual BIG Breakfast on Friday November 16th at Woodbury Park. This is a chance for business owners from Exeter and the East Devon area to come along and find about more about why we are one of the fastest growing networking groups in Devon. The Big Breakfast starts at 7.30am and runs until 11am with a presentation from the EDBI, Neil Parish MP will be speaking, the choice of a Continental or Full English Breakfast and the chance to network amongst fellow business owners. Please contact Lisa Singleton from Zebra Design on 01647 61580 or...