Old Mill expands Corporate Finance team to help more businesses realise their true value

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 05/25/2022 - 11:42pm

Exeter firm Old Mill has expanded its dedicated Corporate Finance team to further enhance its already comprehensive offering and support the firm’s overall growth plans.

In November 2021, Old Mill announced plans to grow by 15% pa for the next five years and double staff numbers by 2026. With a team of just two - Partner Mark Neath and Adviser Kathryn Mansell - and a growing demand from business owners for their collaborative style of help and advice, particularly around succession plans, the Corporate Finance team was one of the obvious areas for growth.

The team...

UK's biggest veterinary recruitment agency plans for growth in Exeter

An Exeter based business that was founded in 2016 has quickly grown into the UK’s biggest recruitment agency for the veterinary industry and is on track to double in size over the next 12 months, as well as establishing an overseas client base.

JHP Recruitment was founded by Justin Powlesland and now employs a team of 12 at offices at Airport Business Park. The company specialises in recruiting both permanent and locum vets and nurses, as well as other staff, for veterinary practices throughout the UK and is now winning an increasing amount of work in both Europe and the USA....

Churchill expands its Exeter team and hosts launch event at its new Winslade Park office

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Posted: Sun, 05/22/2022 - 10:37pm

Retirement living specialist Churchill Retirement Living has expanded its Exeter team with the appointments of Land Director Matthias Daly and Senior Surveyor Guy Richardson to drive the Company’s expansion plans into the West Country, Devon and Cornwall. Matthias will lead Churchill’s fast-growing Exeter team from a brand new Area Office location in Winslade Park.

The team celebrated this week with a special land agent networking event, welcoming over 20 guests to their new Winslade Park office to hear more about Churchill’s ambitious growth plans. The event was also attended by...

Call for volunteers to survey Devon churches for bats this summer

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Posted: Sun, 05/22/2022 - 3:44pm

The Bats in Churches project is appealing for volunteers in Devon to come forward and help with the final year of the National Bats in Churches Survey, an ambitious citizen science project to discover more about how and why bats are using churches.

It’s thought at least 60 per cent of pre-16th Century churches in England house bat roosts, but the true figure could be much higher. Bats in Churches, a partnership between heritage and conservation organisations is now calling for intrepid volunteers to search for serotines, peek for pipistrelles, hunt for greater horseshoes and nosy...

Bathing water season begins in Devon

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 05/19/2022 - 12:53pm

The bathing water season started on 15 May with the Environment Agency carrying out regular testing of water quality at designated bathing sites across Devon and Cornwall until the end of September. High standards of water quality at swimming locations are important for everyone’s enjoyment of beaches across the south west. Throughout the bathing season the Environment Agency will issue warnings of any forecasted pollution risk on its Swimfo website. Signs are also put up at these swimming locations to inform bathers about any possible dips in quality as a result of factors like rainfall...

Exeter Cathedral kicks off Christian Aid Week with a Coffee Morning and Exhibition launch

Local schools were invited to send a message to those in charge with “Letters for Creation” about the impact of climate change on our planet, in an Exhibition at Exeter Cathedral launched with a Christian Aid Week coffee morning on Saturday 14th May.

Hopes, fears and dreams for creation were shared through art and prizes were awarded to the winning entries, commemorating the start of this year’s Christian Aid Week (15-21 May).

From the war in Ukraine forcing millions to flee from their homes to the climate crisis in Zimbabwe causing devastating drought and hunger,...

Beach bar returns to Princesshay for summer

Princesshay will see its pop-up Mojito Beach bar return this summer from 26th May to 29th August in Princesshay Square.

Complete with real sand, thatched umbrellas, cocktails and mocktails, palm trees, live music and table tennis, visitors to Princesshay will find a holiday atmosphere in the heart of Exeter this summer.

New for this year is the addition of a click and collect takeaway food service in partnership with participating restaurants within Princesshay including Coal Kitchen, Lucianos, Margoux, Meat 59, Nandos, Slim Chicken, Wagamama and YO! Sushi. Simply scan...

Exeter care home resident celebrates 103rd birthday

Authored by Paula_D
Posted: Tue, 05/17/2022 - 11:13pm

An Exeter care home resident who beat Covid, has celebrated her 103rdbirthday.

Muriel Dunford, who lives at The Old Rectory, contracted the virus in January 2021, but remained asymptomatic.

To mark the occasion, family and friends of Muriel’s attended a tea party at the home.

Rachel Fullard-Bell, Home Administrator at the Old Rectory says: “What an achievement to get to 103! Muriel is an inspiration to us all, especially after seeing off Covid last year. She is loved by everyone here – the staff, residents and visitors. Without a doubt, she always manages to put...

Richard Chappell Dance: UPLIFT

Event Date: 
03/06/2022 - 7:30pm
Exeter Northcott Theatre

Internationally renowned ensemble Richard Chappell Dance returns to Exeter Northcott with UPLIFT a specially curated celebratory programme of transformative dance from some of the brightest young choreographers and performers working today.

The centrepiece of the evening’s programme will be a new version of Richard Chappell Dance’s seminal work Silence Between Waves , a flowing and mesmerising duet inspired by Chappell’s memories and experiences of growing up on the South Devon coast.

Shining a light on some of the dance worlds rising stars from across South West England...

Richard Chappell Dance returns to Exeter Northcott with UPLIFT

This spring Richard Chappell Dance ’s UK tour continues with a new mixed bill, UPLIFT , a specially curated evening of transformative dance from some of the brightest young choreographers and performers from South West England and Wales, at Exeter Northcott on Friday 3 June.

The centre piece of the evening will be a moving extract from Richard Chappell Dance ’s seminal work, Silence Between Waves . Taking inspiration from Richard’s memories and experiences of growing up on the South Devon coast, Silence Between Waves looks at our connection to home, distance and otherness. This...