Exeter

Exeter Rugby Club

Exeter Chiefs Women to compete in Tyrrells Premier 15s

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Mon, 04/06/2020 - 11:33am

Exeter Rugby Club chief executive, Tony Rowe OBE, has today spoken of his delight after it was confirmed that the newly-formed Chiefs’ Women’s side have had their application to join the Tyrrells Premier 15s division for the 2020/21-2022/23 seasons accepted.

University and health trusts collaborating to accelerate genomic testing

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 04/05/2020 - 9:05pm

Academics and clinicians across Devon and Cornwall are collaborating and innovating to improve testing capacity for COVID-19 in the region.

The University of Exeter is supporting the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) and the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust (RCHT), through loaning equipment and contributing world-class expertise to the renowned NHS teams working on the disease.

Ewers agrees new deal at Chiefs

Authored by Mark Stevens
Posted: Sun, 04/05/2020 - 11:18am

Dave Ewers has been part and parcel of the Exeter Chiefs mix for over ten years, but the African-born forward will be extending his stay a little longer after he became the latest member of Rob Baxter’s squad to commit their future to the Devon club.

Just days after Ben Moon, Harry Williams and Jack Maunder all put pen to paper on new deals, the 29-year-old powerhouse is the latest name at Sandy Park to sign a new long-term contract with the current Gallagher Premiership leaders.

Stay at home and save lives this weekend

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 04/03/2020 - 3:18pm

With warm weather expected over the weekend and temperatures in some areas set to hit highs of 20C, councils are urging people to continue following the Government’s guidelines on social distancing.

Unless essential travel is required, households should continue to follow the Government’s advice and guidance to remain at home and help to minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus.

University donates PPE to frontline COVID-19 workers

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:42am

Academics and technical staff at the University of Exeter have united to send thousands of items of protective equipment normally used in laboratories to the frontline of the NHS and the local authority, to support the battle against COVID-19.

Medicine students graduate early to help on COVID-19 frontline

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Thu, 04/02/2020 - 5:52pm

Medicine and Medical Imaging students from the University of Exeter Medical School have opted to graduate early so they can qualify as junior doctors and diagnostic radiographers to ease pressure on the NHS in the battle against COVID-19.

First grant awarded as part of Exeter Covid-19 Community Action Fund

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Thu, 04/02/2020 - 5:49pm

A community partnership aimed at giving Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people in Exeter a greater voice has been awarded a grant from the £1 million Exeter Covid-19 Community Action Fund.

Exeter Communities Together CIC (ECT) has been given nearly £4,000 by Exeter City Council. The Fund is supported by Exeter Chiefs Foundation.

Popular community centre awarded cash to help vulnerable through Coronavirus outbreak

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Thu, 04/02/2020 - 5:47pm

An independent charity at the heart of the community in Exeter has been awarded a total of £6,000 for two projects to help people through the Coronavirus outbreak.

St Sidwell’s Centre has been awarded the cash to help some of the most vulnerable people in Exeter.

The money comes from the Exeter Covid-19 Community Action Fund. The £1 million Fund is being run by Exeter City Council as part of the Exeter Community Wellbeing initiative and is supported by Exeter Chiefs Foundation.

CITY Community Trust given grant to help with Coronavirus support

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Thu, 04/02/2020 - 5:43pm

An Exeter charity that jumped at the chance of helping out during the Coronavirus outbreak has been awarded a grant from the City Council.

CITY Community Trust has been given nearly £1,000 by the Exeter Covid-19 Community Action Fund.

The £1 million Fund is being run by Exeter City Council as part of the Exeter Community Wellbeing initiative and is supported by Exeter Chiefs Foundation.

Stagecoach South West temporarily withdraw Falcon coach service during Covid-19 lockdown

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 04/02/2020 - 5:30pm

Bus company Stagecoach South West has announced that it is temporarily withdrawing its Falcon coach service that operates between Plymouth and Bristol. The service will be withdrawn from Sunday 5th April. The decision has come following the latest government and public health advice to stay at home and only travel if your journey is essential.

Pages