Festive favourites return to the big screen at Vue Exeter this Christmas

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Thu, 11/25/2021 - 12:21pm

CHRISTMAS classics and festive family favourites are heading back to the big screen this year at Vue, providing the perfect gift of the Big Screen Experience this December.

For those looking to enjoy a pinch of Christmas movie magic, Vue will be showing a number of select seasonal screenings across the month in the lead up to the 25th December and whether it’s some Christmas cheer for the children or Big Screen Entertainment for big kids, there’s something for everyone at Vue.

It’s once again the perfect time to spend quality time with Kevin McCallister as he tries to...

Howmet Aerospace Exeter marks half a century with new recruitment partnership

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 11/24/2021 - 10:11pm

Howmet Aerospace, one of the South West’s oldest businesses, and Acorn Recruitment, one of the UK’s biggest recruiters, have joined forces in Howmet Aerospace’s 50th year to help make sure its next half century runs as successfully as its first.

Howmet Aerospace in Exeter is entering its fifth decade of business, as it looks to continue attracting the best regional workforce, as well as benefitting the local community which has played such an intrinsic part in its journey so far.

Now the world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components is working...

The Exeter Christmas pop-up shop is back: Help raise vital funds for charity this Christmas

Cards for Good Causes, the charity Christmas card and gift retailer, had opened its doors in Exeter. The pop-up shop is in St. Martin's Church and is open Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm.

The not-for-profit organisation always has a huge selection of charity Christmas cards and seasonal gifts with proceeds donated back to local and national charities. In the last 10 years alone, they have raised over £40 million for charity and last year, the Exeter community raised an incredible £10,400 with the sale of charity cards and gifts in the pop-up shop.

Cards for Good Causes...

Vistry Partnerships South West Successfully Launches new Exeter development in partnership with LiveWest

Long standing partners, Vistry Partnerships and LiveWest have once again united to formerly open the doors to their brand-new development, Haldon reach in Alphington.

This latest partnership development sees the pair, develop and build 737 much needed new homes in South West Exeter. The open market homes will be sold under the Bovis Homes brand with affordable options available including affordable rent and shared ownership.

The partnership celebrated as they officially opened the doors to a beautiful new show home and a brand-new sales centre ready for homebuyers to...

Exeter launches Green Futures Scholarships

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 11/22/2021 - 3:02pm

Talented students from low-to-middle-income countries will study at the University of Exeter thanks to new Green Futures Scholarships.

The programme will develop a network of like-minded individuals who can share their knowledge and experiences to lead change from within their communities and beyond.

The scholarships – funded by alumni donations and the University – will allow students to join Masters courses directly related to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

"Unfortunately, the cost of higher education, travel and living in the UK country are significant...

Ashfords LLP appoint new Marketing and Client Development Director

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 11/21/2021 - 4:42pm

National law firm Ashfords has appointed Sam Hunt as its new marketing & client development director, as it looks to future growth and the further development of its client service offer.

Sam is an experienced marketer having spent over 20 years’ working with professional services businesses across the marketing and business development mix, most recently at TLT where she led the firm’s Marketing Communications and Campaigns team and prior to that with Osborne Clarke and PwC. Sam will work with the Ashford’s Board and the firm’s CEO Louise Workman to help define, shape and...

Exeter Business

4 reasons why entrepreneurs are relocating to the countryside around Exeter

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit lots of entrepreneurs left Exeter and other big cities to live in the countryside. For some, this was because they wanted temporary respite as the pandemic swept through densely populated areas. For others, their reason was not linked to the pandemic at all. Here are the four reasons why.

Better commuter links

Exeter St. Davids Railway Station has direct train links to London Paddington and London Waterloo through train operators South West Trains and Great Western Railway. You can cover the 170-mile journey in just two hours and 10 minutes...

Exeter builders merchant's 'cheeky' charity calendar goes on sale

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 11/20/2021 - 10:43am

RGB Building Supplies' Well Built Builder's Bum 2022 calendar is now on sale to raise vital funds for the builders merchant's chosen charities, Devon Mind, Cornwall Mind and Mind in Somerset.

RGB invited tradespeople to put themselves forward to be included in the calendar and be photographed whilst doing their job, but with a little bit of their bottom on display.

In addition to builders, carpenters, forklift drivers, and plumbing specialists, RGB's sponsored Exeter Chiefs' players Dave Ewers, Frankie Nowell, Sean O'Brien and Facundo Cordero also took part to show...

Cast announced for world premiere of new comedy, Sheila's Island

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 11/19/2021 - 10:31pm

The UK tour of Sheila’s Island will star Olivier Award winner Sara Crowe ( Private Lives , Aldwych Theatre; Calendar Girls the Musical , UK Tour and West End; Four Weddings and a Funeral ), Eastern Eye Award winner Rina Fatania ( Waking/Walking , Kiln Theatre; Dead Dog in a Suitcase , UK and International tour), Judy Flynn ( The Brittas Empire , BBC; Dinnerladies , BBC), and Abigail Thaw ( Endeavour , ITV).

The show will begin its tour at the Northcott Theatre in Exeter from the 22nd – 26th February 2022 .

Rooted in the everyday lives of four women finding themselves...

André Rieu, Cliff Richard and more at Vue this Christmas

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Fri, 11/19/2021 - 1:00pm

André Rieu, Cliff Richard and Sutton Foster take centre stage at the home of Big Screen Entertainment, as a selection of musicals, orchestras and concerts fill Vue with music in the coming weeks.

For those who were unable to attend the most fabulous big screen party of the year, another special encore screening of Sir Cliff Richard’s live Royal Albert Hall performance: Cliff Richard: The Great 80 Tour, will be screening at Vue on Tuesday 16 November and Wednesday 17 November. Fans who missed out have another chance to catch Sir Cliff’s most exciting tour yet as he plays a...