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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 The service will be withdrawn from Sunday 5th April.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.