In the build up to World Cancer Day on February 4th, CLIC Sargent are encouraging locals to raise vital funds and awareness for CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people.
When cancer strikes young lives CLIC Sargent helps families limit the damage cancer causes beyond their health.
Cancer affects every part of life, for the young person and their families – relationships, confidence, money, school, and work. CLIC Sargent care teams will fight tirelessly to minimize the damage it causes.
Journeyman Theatre (Dave and Lynn Morris) specialise in solo and two-handed plays
In FEEDING THE DARKNESS, they present a hard hitting performance dealing with state sanctioned torture by the UK and other governments and the failure to respect the UN Convention Against Torture (1965)
Using a variety of styles ranging from monologues to poetry, the company highlights the existence of torture and challenges the audience to face this issue head on and to confront society’s ignorance and avoidance of this sensitive and disturbing subject.
Every year we hear growing reports of the amount of vermin spreading across the country - from giant rats to swarms of wasps. In recent years (2013 and 2014), the British Pest Control Association has carried out studies to find the most vermin filled locations in the UK. This is based on the number of call-outs compared to the population of the area.
No matter what preventative measures we take, if you want to avoid becoming infested by vermin, then making sure you have effective rat traps might be a better option than waiting until it is too late.
Wickes has announced the launch of Kit for Kids, a community based initiative providing members of the public the opportunity to win free Mitre team kits.
Through its partnership with the EFL, Wickes believes support begins at home, so in turn it wants to support to all the local communities that are passionate about football.
Wickes has teamed up with Mitre & the EFL to support grassroots football and offer the ultimate kit giveaway for junior sides, with 72 sets of brand new Mitre kit to give out to the lucky winners and their football team. Along with the Mitre Kit,...
South West businesses are failing to take crucial steps to boost their productivity, according to a new report from Lloyds Banking Group and the Manufacturing Technologies Association. The report, Understanding the Puzzle, canvasses the views of more than 1,500 businesses across the UK, highlighting a widespread concern about productivity levels in the UK economy and echoing worries that have been raised by Government and industry bodies. It raises an urgent need for investment in order to prevent UK productivity levels falling far behind other countries. The report found 62 per cent of...
The Smallpeice Trust is giving school students from across Exeter the chance to experience university life and try their hand at Artificial Intelligence with the launch of the first phase of its exciting new STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) based engineering courses for 2017. For 50 years The Smallpeice Trust has given young people everything that they need to explore their passion for engineering, making big ideas a reality through its hands on engineering experience courses. Available to young people in year 9 students will have the opportunity to learn about developing...
As the clocks go back and the evenings become darker earlier, homeowners all across the UK are being warned to heighten the security of their houses. Last year the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW)* reported that there were an estimated 785,000 incidents of domestic burglary in the UK and most were on vulnerable and compromised properties. New research* of 2,000 UK adults was conducted to uncover how security conscious people are in the UK, with shocking results. Over half (54%) of UK adults do not have security systems or burglar alarms installed in their homes 74 per cent of...
A tongue-in-cheek guide for helping women train their husbands!
Odd socks lying around the house, unmade bed, loo seat always left up? Fear not – The Contented Little Husband is here to help you and the lovely boy in your life live happier and more fulfilled lives, no longer surrounded by piles of his dirty washing.
The Contented Little Husband by Exeter author Tess Read, is a tongue-in- cheek guide packed with countless ideas for looking after your darling chap, such as how to create a man shed, or man drawer if budgets are tight.
For businesses in the South West that trade with the EU, the EU data protection legislation changes coming into effect in May 2018 are still likely to apply despite Brexit. That’s following the UK Information Commissioner’s view that regardless of Britain’s approach to Brexit, the new European legislation (the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR) will apply to UK businesses. EY is already seeing increased interest from clients as they look at their current approach to data protection and privacy and determine what they need to do at a minimum to comply with the deadline of March...
Saturday 22 October 11.00am - 3.00pm Price: Free for RSPB Child Members, £3 per Non-Member Child
If you could design your very own wildlife garden, what would it look like? Would it have a pond? Would it have flowers? Would it even have a bug hotel?
Well, come on down to Bowling Green Marsh hide this half-term, get stuck into the mud and build your very own mini garden with us! Go searching around our brand new wildlife garden for inspiration and learn from our friendly volunteers how easy it is to give nature a home.