Boris Johnson looking unhappy at a press conference, accompanied by Rishi Sunak

Their Best is Not Good Enough

Authored by Dave Exeter
Posted: Sun, 05/03/2020 - 1:33pm

I've seen and heard many comments over the past few weeks in support of our government, and berating those that hold them to account. Comments such as:

"The government can't do right for wrong"

"The media should just let them get on with their job"

"This kind of crisis is unprecedented, there's no textbook"

"They are just doing their best"

Well, their best simply isn't good enough given the fact, that as one of the richest countries in the world, we are also worst affected. You only have to look at similar developed economies such as Germany,...

Women’s Equality Party leader Sophie Walker to visit the South West to find out what women want

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Tue, 09/20/2016 - 8:06pm

Women’s Equality Party leader Sophie Walker is visiting the University of Exeter on Saturday 24 September as part of her nationwide tour asking ‘What do women want?’ The event is being jointly hosted by the Somerset, Exeter and North Devon branches.

“The Women’s Equality Party has launched a national conversation with women in communities across the country, asking them the simple question ‘What do you want?’,” says Fodo Higginson, leader of the Somerset branch. “We are at a pivotal moment in British politics, and Sophie is visiting the South West to show that WE are the only party...

Callington and Afghans win Exeter City Community Tournament

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 07/03/2016 - 10:20pm

Callington and fghan United were the winners in Exeter City’s community football tournament held on Sunday (3 July). Nearly 200 local players took part.

Callington won the Women’s competition, winning every match they played. They beat Tedburn St Mary based Inter M’Ladies 5-1 in the final. In the semi finals Callington defeated the All Blacks from South Devon 2-1 and Inter edged out Buckland, also by 2-1. In the Men’s competition Afghan United became the first team to win the title three times, having previously won the tournament in 2008 and 2009. They beat Kurdish side Azad...

The Orchard - FREE workshop

Event Date: 
20/03/2015 - 10:00am
Exeter Phoenix Black Box

Join artists Nicci Wonnacott & Catherine Cartwright for a FREE arts workshop, ‘My Fe-manifesto!’, inspired by the issues raised in Dreadnought South West's new play, The Orchard.


Exeter Respect Festival 2014

Event Date: 
31/05/2014 - 12:00pm to 01/06/2014 - 6:00pm
Belmont Park, Belmont Road, Exeter

This year's Respect promises to be as exciting as ever with a fantastic line-up of acts and activities taking place in Belmont Park from 12noon to 7pm on Saturday 31 May and from 11am to 6 pm on Sunday 1 June 2014.

Belmont Park will be covered in beautiful decorations produced by a range of schools, community and youth groups. There will be activities and performances representing every part of Exeter’s culture, which is becoming more diverse year-on-year, with something to see or do for participants of all ages and backgrounds. This year Exeter Respect been sponsored by many...

Kick It Out seeks football’s next generation in Exeter

Authored by ECFC - Football in the Community
Posted: Sun, 01/27/2013 - 9:09am

A chance to land a job in the football industry is on offer for aspiring coaches, managers and administrators with an event in Exeter on Sunday 24 February running from 1-5pm.

Kick It Out, football’s equality and inclusion campaign, will descend on the University of Exeter to host Raise Your Game, a free afternoon which pairs experienced individuals already working in the game with youngsters hoping to gain valuable advice to follow in their footsteps.

Former Chelsea and Pisa captain, Paul Elliott, ambassador and trustee for the campaign, is hoping the event will whet the...