Prominent City Trustee Steps Down

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Posted: Tue, 04/09/2013 - 7:15pm

Lewis Jones has announced his resignation from the Exeter City FC Trust Board, due to continuing health difficulties and increased demands on his time.

Exeter “born and bred” and a lifetime supporter of the Club, Lewis joined the Trust Board in 2009. He took a leading role in developing the current strategic plan and has assisted in numerous projects during his four years on the Board.

Exeter City's Trust Seeking Deputy Finance Officer

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Posted: Fri, 03/29/2013 - 10:08pm

Nigel Banks, the Trust Finance Officer, has decided to take a back seat after 10 years and intends to step down at the conclusion of this year’s AGM. With this in mind the Trust are looking to recruit a Deputy Finance Officer as soon as possible to work with Nigel over the next 6 months with a view to ensuring a smooth handover at the end of that period.

Plymouth Half Marathon

Event Date: 
28/04/2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
The Hoe, Plymouth

Plymouth's half marathon, is a traffic-free road race set in the heart of Plymouth. Runners will once again gather on the Hoe to start their 13.1mile journey around Plymouth.

The great course, good reputation and atmosphere ensure that this iconic Plymouth race attracts everyone from local, national and international athletes as well as beginners, club runners and charity runners.

The traffic-free course is open to all abilities and will start and finish at the Hoe.

Comic Relief spirit sweeps through Exeter

Authored by Jessica Newton
Posted: Fri, 03/15/2013 - 3:58pm

Comic Relief marked its 25th year of helping children in Africa and the UK yesterday. Businesses, clubs and schools all over Exeter got involved by doing ‘something funny for money’ in a bid to make this year’s Red Nose Day the best fundraiser yet.

Award-winning landlord saves village pub from closure

Authored by Katie Sanders
Posted: Tue, 02/12/2013 - 9:15am

Residents from the Mid-Devon village of Clyst Hydon near Cullompton, are celebrating the news that their cherished local pub, the Five Bells Inn, has been saved from closure following a month of strong campaigning.

Successful Community Shop Opening

Authored by trevorgardner
Posted: Sat, 02/09/2013 - 6:07pm

Villagers came out in numbers to celebrate the official opening of the new permanent Ide Community Shop and Post Office.

Trevor Gardner (Chairman) said in his opening speech "Ide is an amazing village. The way in which everyone has pulled together has been brilliant, whether raising money, donating time or providing skills and expertise to fit out and decorate the shop."

Ide villagers celebrate new Community Shop

Authored by trevorgardner
Posted: Fri, 02/08/2013 - 12:45pm

Twelve months ago, the villagers of Ide, near Exeter, embarked on the seemingly impossible task of relocating their community shop.

The original shop opened in 2009 on a temporary site within a Portakabin in the village car park. Understandably, the council wanted the car parking spaces back. Eventually, after nearly two years, suitable premises were identified and £175,000 was raised, enabling the premises to be purchased and transformed from an old warehouse into a stylish and spacious new shop and post office.

Exeter Pride is back... and it's set to be bigger than ever

Authored by Chalk and Ward PR
Posted: Sun, 02/03/2013 - 11:35pm

The fifth Exeter Pride, a celebration of Exeter 's LGBT communities, will take place on and around Saturday, 23rd March.

Community Trust asks youngsters, "What's your goal?"

Authored by ECFC - Football in the Community
Posted: Mon, 12/17/2012 - 4:30pm

Exeter City FC Community Trust is launching a programme of in-school workshops to help local youngsters identify their career goals.

This is part of a national programme called ‘What’s Your Goal?’ run by the Football League sponsor, npower, to give students across the country the chance to experience working life in the football industry.

Exeter City FC and Exeter College launch exciting new diploma

Authored by ECFC - Football in the Community
Posted: Tue, 12/11/2012 - 4:16pm

For some youngsters, their experience of school can put them off the idea of further education after GCSEs altogether - even if they have the ability to progress their academic studies.

Now Exeter City FC is offering an exciting new opportunity for 16 and 17 year olds - male and female - to pursue a Futsal and Education scholarship with the club, allowing youngsters to study a Level 3 BTEC diploma as well as playing futsal.