New programme to bring South West tech to the world

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 06/20/2022 - 1:41pm

A new business support programme has launched to support South West tech companies to scale overseas.

The GO Global programme , delivered by Tech South West, is free to access and designed for companies who are currently scaling or looking to scale overseas.

Run in partnership with global financial consultancy firm RSM , with support from the Department for International Trade, the GO Global programme helps South West tech firms break into new international markets, taking companies through the essential ‘building blocks’ of an overseas strategy, avoiding the pitfalls...

Courtyard by Marriott Exeter Sandy Park offers stylish new dining experience

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 06/18/2022 - 9:59pm

Exeter's new multi-million pound Courtyard by Marriott Exeter Sandy Park is unveiling its latest offering with the opening of the stylish View Restaurant. Located on the summit of the four-star, 250-bed hotel, the View Restaurant not only offers "sophisticated, yet friendly” all-day dining, but its picturesque 360-degree views across East Devon provide a unique added extra for diners.

Described as the hotel's "Jewel in the Crown" - the View Restaurant includes two private dining rooms, serving locally caught fish from Brixham, prime Devon red beef, alongside other exquisite...

Three new partner promotions at Bishop Fleming

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Thu, 06/16/2022 - 10:46pm

Leading accounting, audit, tax, and advisory firm Bishop Fleming has announced the latest round of promotions to its partner group.

Anna Averis, Mark Munro, and Richard Harborne have been appointed to the partnership with immediate effect, taking the firm’s group to 37 following the recent addition of Len Dean, Partner and Head of VAT, Martyn Fraser, Corporate Finance Partner and Peter Ball, Tax Partner.

Anna Averis is People Director with strategic and operational responsibility for Bishop Fleming’s people team. Anna said: “I am delighted to join the partnership at a...

Evocative new sculpture unveiled at the University of Exeter

An unusual and thought-provoking new sculpture, created to characterize how science is confronting one of the world’s biggest threats to human health and food security, has been unveiled at the University of Exeter.

The stimulating new artwork, called Pharmakon , was created by Devon artist collective Still/Moving and is made from recycled bronze.

The sculpture was installed outside the Geoffrey Pope Building at the heart of the University’s Streatham Campus.

Guests of honour at the unveiling included Dr Jonathan Pearce, Director of Strategy and Planning for the...

One Voice Media supports Cream Teas for Cancer

One Voice Media is proud to support FORCE Cancer Charity as its charity of the year for 2022. As part of the team’s support, One Voice is inviting the business community of Exeter to purchase a ‘Cream Teas for Cancer’ pack enjoy together on Southernhay Green in central Exeter on Thursday 7th July 12-5pm.

Now in its fifth year, Cream Teas for Cancer has raised more than £22,000 for the Exeter-based charity. Cream teas can be purchased online in advance and will be delivered on the day. Enjoying the cream teas together as a community is a big part of the campaign. FORCE Fundraising...

Volunteer at Exeter festivals and enjoy the events for FREE

Are you a fan of 80s music or is your thing singer-songwriters? Child Bereavement UK needs you! The charity is looking for music fans to give 4 hours of their time to volunteer at a range of festivals this year, selling wristbands and raffle tickets to raise funds to support its work. In return volunteers get to enjoy the rest of the event free of charge!

Child Bereavement UK helps families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. The charity supports children and young people (up to the age of 25) when someone important to them has died or is not...

Exeter care home is rooting for the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative

Residents at Cumberland Grange Care Home in Exeter have been branching out in support of the Queen’s Green Canopy, a unique tree planting campaign to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) invites the nation to ‘plant a tree for the Jubilee’ to create a legacy in honour of the Queen’s reign that will benefit future generations. As well as planting new trees, the QGC will dedicate a network of 70 ancient woodlands across the UK and identify 70 ancient trees to celebrate her 70 years of service.

Michele, General Manager at Cumberland Grange said...

Exeter students to cycle 2,000 miles to Greece in charity fundraising challenge 

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 06/13/2022 - 11:10pm

Two University of Exeter students have set off on an epic 2,000 mile sponsored bike ride to Greece.

Jeremy Daubeny and Lottie Hinton have embarked on the 10-week trip to raise money for the Brain Tumour Charity and Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Last year, Jeremy, who is in his second year of studying for an Economics and Politics degree, raised £37,500 cycling around the UK to support two charities that helped him when he lost his mum and dad.

Typical life for the 20-year-old ended when his mother Clare first became ill with motor neurone disease (MND) when...

Bradfords enlists region’s sports stars to get men talking this Men’s Health Week

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 06/13/2022 - 10:27pm

Bradfords Building Supplies has teamed up with the Exeter Chiefs and Somerset County Cricket Club to encourage people to check in on their friends this Men’s Health Week (13-19 June 2022).

Sports stars including Exeter Chiefs RFC and England player, Henry Slade, plus Somerset County Cricket Club captain, Tom Abell, will feature alongside tradesmen in a special video encouraging men to look out for each other.

Bradfords x Men’s Health Week (ft. Henry Slade and Tom Abell) - in association with Movember Play Video: Bradfords x Men’s Health Week (ft. Henry Slade and Tom...

Word play: New one-day literacy event for children in Exeter

InExeter are pleased to announce a one-day event for children celebrating storytelling and the beauty of the written word. ‘Word Play’ will be at Positive Lights Projects on Saturday July 2nd between 10am and 3pm.

This free, family friendly event, celebrates literacy in all its forms, inspiring young minds to engage with reading and writing outside school through a range of workshops and activities designed to encourage creative writing and drawing.

Tom McLaughlin, local author, and illustrator of The Cloudspotter (Bloomsbury) and illustrator of the Captain Boots series...