Order yourself a cup of conservation

Order yourself a cup of conservation

Authored by Paigntonzoo
Posted: Tue, 08/27/2019 - 12:11pm

The charity zoo has its very own branded blend – Zoorabica. It’s the first time the charity has offered its own named coffee. The new beverage is supplied by Coffeeworks, based in Exeter, an independent company with over 20 years’ experience.

Paignton Zoo Group Catering Manager Jennifer Proctor, who helped choose the final blend, said: “We have gone for this new blend because of taste, price, the support that Coffeeworks offer and the training they provide.” She visited the family-owned roasting business in Bristol to select the coffee.

The beans are triple certified – they...

UK’s leading commercial coffee machine supplier launches first-ever review website

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:41pm

Bibium, the industry leader in providing coffee solutions to offices and the hospitality sector, has today launched an online review site where commercial consumers can browse, learn, review and purchase coffee machines.

Run by husband and wife team Wyatt and Grace Cavalier, the new offering is based on the TripAdvisor model and will allow customers to sort, search and filter over 600 different commercial coffee machines to find the one that's exactly right for them. They'll then be matched with up to four hand-picked vendors who will provide easy-to-understand quotes. Thousands of...

5 weird and wonderful facts you may not know about coffee

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:10pm

Joe. Java. Fix. Whatever you call it, coffee is something nearly everyone drinks can’t get enough of. You might lap this drink up like mother’s milk, but there’s more to coffee than you may know. We’re not talking about some hidden health benefit of coffee - though the health benefits of coffee are often forgotten or go overlooked - but rather its history as well as how it has been used and perceived.

Europeans may have only known about it since the 17th century, but legends of coffee consumption and appreciation date back to as early as the 9th century. That is just one little...

Could you host a Coffee Morning for Hospiscare?

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Sat, 08/18/2018 - 7:40pm

Hospiscare’s annual Coffee Morning event is about to get under way. Throughout the area, people are signing up to raise funds for the local charity by holding coffee mornings in their homes, community halls and even their local parks. Businesses, too, are getting ready to brew up for Hospiscare.

Popular local celebrity Judy Spiers and her faithful companion Gus Honeybun, will once again be joining in the fun and popping in to visit coffee mornings during the event, which runs throughout September.

Last September, Hospiscare supporters held more than 100 coffee mornings,...

Eden Motor Group goes the extra mile for Macmillan Cancer Support

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 10/10/2017 - 11:43am

Local Vauxhall retailer, Eden Motor Group, recently brewed up a massive £15,200 for Macmillan Cancer Support after taking part in the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. Eden Motor Group, with dealerships in Exeter, Honiton, Newton Abbot and Torquay, served up slices of cake and numerous cuppas on 29th September in order to raise much needed funds for the charity. What’s more, a group of brave men from the Eden dealership in Exeter were also stripped bare for the cause after having their legs waxed, and a senior member of the Eden management team also took part in an exercise bike marathon...

Budleigh-based Spiller & Tait win recognition from The Great Taste Awards

Authored by Ben Corbally
Posted: Sat, 09/09/2017 - 1:16pm

The team at Devon based Spiller & Tait are celebrating after their Organic Japanese Matcha Green Tea received top praise from the Guild of Fine Food with a 3 Star Gold Award in the 2017 Great Taste Awards, the equivalent of the UK’s Food Oscars for 2017 and a 1 Star Gold Award in the 2017 Great Taste Awards for their Signature Blend coffee.

Known mainly as an on-line coffee brand, Spiller & Tait expanded into tea in 2016 after co-founder Simon Spiller tried Matcha Tea for the first time in London. “I’d never heard of Matcha before and saw it on the menu at a swanky café. I...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:09am

Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (11-13 August).


Big Screen in the Park Northernhay Gardens, Exeter Friday – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A) Saturday – La La Land (12A) Sunday – Donnie Darko (15) Gates open 7pm, film starts 9pm. Tickets £6 in advance, £7 on the gate.

Open Air Cinema Powderham Castle, Kenton, near Exeter Friday: The Italian Job (PG) Saturday: Grease (PG) Bar and food stalls open from 7pm, film from 9.30pm. Tickets £12.50 in advance, under...

Put the kettle on for Hospiscare Coffee Morning

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 6:07am

The Hospiscare Coffee Morning 2017 is on its way, and popular local celebrity Judi Spiers is once again supporting the local charity, joining coffee and cake lovers in Exeter, Mid and East Devon throughout September.

Hospiscare Coffee Mornings are being held by supporters in their homes and village halls, even in local parks if the weather is fine. Plenty of businesses are also getting involved, with employees bringing cakes to work and holding competitions in staff canteens. All donations raised will enable local patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families to be...

Hospiscare Coffee Morning

Event Date: 
01/09/2017 - 9:00am to 30/09/2017 - 6:00pm
Could you put the kettle on this September?

It's an easy way to raise money for your local hospice.

Host your own coffee morning, get everyone together and simply ask for donations to Hospiscare in return for coffee and cakes! Your coffee morning will ensure we are here for over 2,000 patients a year, who rely on our expert care and support.

Be part of something local; do it for Devon! For more information, please visit: or call 01392 688020

Hospiscare Coffee Morning

Event Date: 
22/09/2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Discovery Hut at Seaton Wetlands

Seaton wetlands are putting the kettle on for Hospiscare! Please join us, all welcome

Please drop in from 10am to 2pm to the Discovery Hut at Seaton Wetlands and enjoy a delicious piece of cake and a cup of tea in support of your local hospice.

Hospiscare provides end of life care and support of patients and their families. Join us as we raise money for this worthy local cause.

Seaton wetlands nature reserve is open 24 hours a day and is free for visitors. There is free car parking available. Come along and explore the wildlife at the wetlands and enjoy refreshments...