Finance in the South West: Flagship event returns for 2018

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 01/24/2018 - 10:59am

PKF Francis Clark is set to be hosting their annual flagship ‘Finance in the South West' event for the sixth time, this year.

Delegates at last year's event described ‘Finance in the South West' as "an excellent summary of the competitive funding landscape" and "really good, a successful regional event with an impressive line-up of keynote speakers".

Improve your bird identification at Seaton Wetlands

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 01/14/2018 - 10:51pm

Many opportunities to learn about birds with the Countryside team this year

Throughout the coming year, there are a number of events taking place at Seaton Wetlands to help you learn more about birds.

Events taking place at Seaton Wetlands in January include ‘What’s that bird?’ and bird ringing demonstrations.

Inflatable 5K Obstacle Run

Event Date: 
23/06/2018 - 8:45am to 2:00pm
Westpoint Centre (Devon) Clyst St Mary, Exeter, EX5 1DJ

Exeter we are back. The UK’s best Inflatable Obstacle course has got even bigger, bouncier and more insane. We have added crazy NEW obstacles to make the most fun and extreme inflatable obstacle event ever created.

The Hospiscare Men’s Walk: Back for 2018

Authored by Hospiscare
Posted: Sat, 01/06/2018 - 6:55pm

Put your best foot forward! Don’t delay and sign up for the Men’s Walk 2018 – that’s the message from Hospiscare. The 2017 event was a sell-out success, so would-be walkers are being urged to sign up as soon as possible so as not to miss out on a place on next year’s walk.

The walk, which will take place on Saturday, 17 March in Exeter, will follow a new 7-mile route starting and ending at the Double Locks canal-side pub. To keep spirits high there will be live entertainment and refreshments along the way.

Charity celebrates success with fundraising ball

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:08am

GLITZ and glamour were the order of the day, when local charity, Hollywell Housing Trust, celebrated their third birthday and thanked their supporters by throwing a festive fundraising ball.

Free Christmas Crafting Workshops

Event Date: 
07/12/2017 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm
Exeter, St Sidwell's Centre

Christmas is just around the corner and the Positive People team are getting festive by holding Christmas crafting workshops across Devon. The Positive People project is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund and aims to help people get socially and digitally connected.

Kirstie Allsopp in Waterstones Exeter!

Event Date: 
09/12/2017 - 12:00pm

Come and meet Kirstie Allsopp, who will be signing copies of her new cook book:


Saturday 9th December at 12 noon.

Waterstones Exeter, 252 High Street (by John Lewis)

To reserve a signed copy, please ring 01392 423044, visit www.waterstones.com/events or ask in-store!

Exeter Chamber of Commerce celebrates 150th Anniversary

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 11/27/2017 - 6:21am

Exeter Chamber of Commerce celebrated their 150th Exeter Anniversary in style with 360 people attending the annual Exeter Business Dinner which took place on Friday 17th November at Sandy Park Conference Centre.

Charlie and AJ Courtenay, Earl and Countess of Devon, gave the main address of the evening, sharing their vision for Powderham Castle in the future, as well as an insight into the ancient family’s part in the city and region’s history.

Special Performance Promises Surprises For City Centre shoppers

Authored by McQueenie Mulholland
Posted: Tue, 11/21/2017 - 7:22am

SHOPPERS in Exeter city centre this December will be treated to a one-off musical and theatrical spectacular – all to raise awareness of youth homelessness.

Exeter-based charity Community Housing Aid is raising the profile of youth homelessness this Christmas through its project, Nightstop Devon, and in partnership with Widsith & Deor Storytelling Theatre and Urban Flow Street Dance.

The River Exe and flooding will be the topic of conversation at Exeter's RAMM

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Tue, 11/07/2017 - 6:21am

The River Exe and flooding will be the topic of conversation at a special event on Friday 10 November at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery in Exeter.

Local residents living in flood risk areas have been invited.