Exeter Vintage Kilo Sale - we are. second life fashion

Event Date: 
22/01/2022 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Exeter Castle

Hello Exeter,

Welcome to the fashion revolution!

Don’t miss your chance to snap up our second-life designer, vintage, streetwear and sportswear for just £20 a kilo!

Who are we? we are. is a sustainable, planet-conscious second life fashion pop-up visiting cities all over the UK with our incredible trendy finds.

What can I expect? When you come to our event you can expect to find BIG BRANDS at SMALL PRICES and a completely new way to halt the fast fashion industry in its tracks.

What will I find? A great atmosphere and thousands of pre-loved,...

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Princesshay Sustainability Event

Event Date: 
24/09/2021 - 9:30am to 25/09/2021 - 6:00pm
Princesshay, Exeter

To celebrate the Great Big Green Week 2021, Princesshay is holding a two-day sustainability event in Princesshay Square on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th September in collaboration with key partners across Exeter.

Head to Princesshay on these dates and learn how small changes can make a big difference to our planet, with pop up exhibitors, including Co Cars, Co Bikes, Rapid Charging Devon, St Sidwell’s Point, Liveable Exeter, Exeter City Living, Nourish, Sails & Canvas and Devon Contract Waste, showcasing their sustainable products and initiatives.

Visit Princesshay’s...

Going green is not black and white

Going green is not black and white

Authored by Paigntonzoo
Posted: Fri, 11/22/2019 - 7:06am

Staff at a top regional conservation charity have shared their successes and frustrations as they try to reduce, reuse and recycle consumables in their cafes and restaurants.

Wild Planet Trust is the charity that runs Paignton Zoo, Living Coasts in Torquay and Newquay Zoo in Cornwall. Staff and volunteers work to reduce the zoos’ impact on the planet in as many ways as they can – but it’s not always an easy or a simple process.

Trust Environmental Officer Pete Morgan: “There’s a lot of misinformation and half-truths about sustainability and the recycling of consumables....

Redrow plants bumblebee orchard at Saxon Brook

Authored by JessicaVick
Posted: Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:50pm

Redrow Homes has planted a special fruit orchard at its stunning Saxon Brook development to provide a welcome home for bumblebees whose numbers have been declining in recent years.

The award-winning housebuilder has planted 70 trees designed to create a perfect bee habitat in time for the spring, including several apple, plum and pear species.

There will be a further 26,332 plants specifically chosen to enhance the development’s appeal for the buzzing pollen carriers and other wildlife.

Redrow Homes has worked very closely with East Devon Planning Department to...

More electric bikes in the city

Co-bikes, the ground-breaking self-service bike scheme, is introducing the latest stage in its mission to create easy, enjoyable travel in Exeter's city centre.

The latest hire location, going live on Wednesday 1 March, is in the heart of the city centre, next to the Civic Centre, opposite the Tourist Information Centre. Staff will be at the docking station from 10.00 – 16.00 to tell you more about this innovative scheme. Co-bikes, the first city-wide network of electric bikes for self-service hire by the public from on-street docking stations, was launched on 13th October 2016....

Cyclist hailed winner in Redrow's green commuter challenge

A 12 strong team of competitive-commuters met at Exeter central train station on Friday 25 September for our commuter ‘Top Gear style’ race to determine the fastest, greenest, cheapest, safest and easiest way to commute across the city to our office in Pynes Hill.

As the clock hit 8.45am, the busiest time for travel, the green chequered flag waved the competitors off in a bundle of chaos, consisting of runners, a cyclist, an electric bike, BMW i3 electric car, a taxi, walkers, a bus and a train to Newcourt, who completed the last leg by walking.

As this is was a green...

Bus drivers global leaders in eco-driving

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:52am

Stagecoach bus employees have topped a global eco-driver performance scheme which measures fuel-efficient driving.

More than 4,100 Stagecoach drivers have been awarded Fleet Elite status under the programme managed by GreenRoad, whose telematics system serves professional drivers in the UK, Ireland, Europe, the Middle East, America, Australia and New Zealand.

Of the Stagecoach drivers who reached Fleet Elite standard, 179 were from Stagecoach South West.

Over 1,000 of Stagecoach’s Fleet Elite drivers have achieved the Gold badge for consistently maintaining the...

Exeter Contemporary Open 2013 at Exeter Phoenix

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Wed, 09/18/2013 - 10:41am

120 guests attended the opening night and exclusive awards ceremony of The Exeter Contemporary Open, now in its eighth year and held at the Exeter Phoenix.

Sponsored by Chartered Accountants Haines Watts, the exhibition provides an important national platform for contemporary visual artists and is open to the public from 13 September – 2 November 2013.

The winner of the prestigious £1,000 award was Wales-based artist Rachel Busby.

Guests were welcomed with a specially mixed cocktail and invited to enter the ‘Untitled cocktail competition’ inspired by the works of...

£3m eco­development will promote Widemouth Bay tourism

Exeter-based property developer, Grenadier Estates, has secured planning permission to develop an innovative new scheme of eco­ cottages at Widemouth Bay in north Cornwall.

Built on the site of a redundant holiday complex in Bude (Atlantic View Bungalows), the £3m development will feature six three­bedroom beach holiday cottages. The unique scheme was developed with professional consultation from Bell Cornwell Chartered Town Planners, and designed by award­winning Cornwall­ based architects, The Bazeley Partnership.

Mr Iestyn John, Associate at Bell Cornwell, stated: “...

Award Winning Accountants Sponsor Exeter's Contemporary Open 2014

Authored by Glen King PR
Posted: Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:41am

Guests were welcomed with wine and canapés at the exclusive awards ceremony of The Exeter Phoenix Exeter Contemporary Open 2014 now in its tenth year. Sponsored by Haines Watts Chartered Accountants.

The exhibition is the South West’s foremost contemporary art exhibition providing an important national platform for contemporary visual artists. and is open to the public as a free-entry exhibition at Exeter Phoenix from 12th September to 1st November 2014. The winner of the prestigious £1000 award presented by Ben de Cruz of Haines Watts was Belgium-based artist Hannah Murgatroyd...