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Further flooding likely as more rain is forecast for Monday

Authored by Marc Astley
Posted: Sun, 11/25/2012 - 5:55pm

Heavy rain has been forecast again this evening and into tomorrow.

Further flooding and travel disruption is likely due to the ground being saturated from previous downpours.

Today many businesses were mopping up after one of the worst nights for flooding in recent history.

Hundred of reservations were cancelled at the Mill on the Exe after the pub was deluged by water.

At Cowley the river had burst its banks and the normally gently flowing water was cascading under the bridge.

Nearby, The Imperial suffered a power cut again believed to be a result...

Exeter Initiative for Science & Technology quarterly event

Exeter Initiative for Science and Technology (ExIST) held their fifth quarterly event at Exeter College's new Technology Centre on Sowton Industrial Estate in October.

110 business leaders gathered for the event, which celebrated the wealth of Science and Technology companies operating in Exeter and its sub-region.

Attendees heard from four key speakers who are actively involved in ExIST; Richard Atikins - Principle of Exeter College, Lewis Jones of South West Water, David Pike of Graphic PLC and Nick Ames of Supacat.

Arsenal Soccer School Christmas Course in Exeter

Event Date: 
31/12/2012 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Riverside Leisure Centre, Exe Bridges, Exeter

Arsenal Soccer Schools will be running a Christmas Soccer School at the Riverside Leisure Centre in Exeter during the Christmas school holidays which will include a free swim.

All children will enjoy festive football games to improve their skills, receive an Arsenal Soccer Schools gift and a Christmas treat from the Arsenal Soccer Schools team.

The soccer schools takes place on Monday 31st December, 10am-3pm for 7-14 year olds of all abilities and 1.30pm-3pm for 3-6 year olds of all abilities.

Visit...

Arsenal Soccer School Christmas Courses in Exeter

Event Date: 
24/12/2012 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Riverside Leisure Centre, Exe Bridges, Exeter

Arsenal Soccer Schools will be running a Christmas Soccer School at the Riverside Leisure Centre in Exeter during the Christmas school holidays which will include a free swim.

All children will enjoy festive football games to improve their skills, receive an Arsenal Soccer Schools gift and a Christmas treat from the Arsenal Soccer Schools team.

The soccer schools take place on Monday 24th December and Monday 31st December, 10am-3pm for 7-14 year olds of all abilities and 1.30pm-3pm for 3-6 year olds of all abilities.

Visit www.playthearsenalway.com/southwest to book...

CHAMBERS Michael George

On 15th November 2012 passed away peacefully in hospital after a short illness aged 75 years of Exeter.

Beloved husband of the late Jean, loving dad of Mark and Marcella, father-in-law of Kate and Darren, devoted grandad of Joseph, Jacob, Chloe and Zach.

Funeral Service on Tuesday 27th November at Exeter Crematorium (St Peter’s Chapel) at 12.15pm.

Family flowers only, donations if desired to CLIC Sargent by retiring collection or c/o M Sillifant & Sons, Family Funeral Directors, 19-20 Holloway Street, Exeter EX2 4JD.

SHEPPARD (nee Green) Juliet Lilah

On 16th November 2012 in Exeter aged 76 years.

Beloved wife of Donald and a loving mother of Sally & Zoë.

Funeral Service on Tuesday 27th November at Exeter Crematorium (St Peter’s Chapel) at 11.30am.

Family flowers only, donations if desired for Exeter Hospice or RNLI by retiring collection or c/o M Sillifant & Sons, Family Funeral Directors, 19-20 Holloway Street, Exeter EX2 4JD.

Hip, hip hooray! YO! Sushi opens in Exeter today!

Today is the day we've all been waiting for, as Princesshay prepares to welcome its newest restaurant YO! Sushi to the wide choice of cuisines already available at the city centre. The Lord Mayor is due to cut the ribbon at 11.30 this morning.

Why not pop in and sample the menu. YO! Sushi's food is fresh, seasonal and prepared daily by trained chefs. With 91 dishes to choose from, the conveyor belts are always stacked with delicious offerings so you can start eating straight away. And the colour coded pricing system means you can control how much or little you spend. There...

Exeter Little Theatre presents Sleeping Beauty

Event Date: 
21/12/2012 - 7:00pm to 05/01/2013 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Once upon a time in a land far away, a beautiful princess was born. Cursed by the wicked fairy Carabosse, she was destined to spend her life as the Sleeping Beauty… until awakened by true love’s kiss.

Come and join ELTC in their 58th annual Traditional Pantomime where girls play boys in tights, men become brash women, good overcomes evil and where the audience from 3-103 can let their hair down and let themselves go.

You can hiss and boo the baddies, cheer on the hero, and shout yourselves hoarse. This show promises to be packed full of colour, fun and plenty of slapstick...

Clare Teal's Festive Fiesta at the Barnfield Theatre

Event Date: 
14/12/2012 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, why not enjoy an evening out and take a relaxing, retro journey into the intriguing and uplifting world of Clare Teal's Festive Fiesta - a unique blend of seasonal swing, cheeky Latin grooves and a smattering of cozy fireside ballads to add a little romance.

Clare and her exceptional band invite you to a fabulous 1950s themed cocktail party of sounds and songs made famous by the likes of Peggy Lee, Doris Day, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole and Ella Fitzgerald, all delivered with her inimitable style and flair plus a huge dollop of...

Dick Whittington with special guest Buddy Bear

Event Date: 
12/12/2012 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Why not join Dick Whittington and his faithful feline friend Tommy on their quest to seek fame and fortune in the city of London, where the streets are paved with gold and the evil Queen Rat dwells.

Dick dreams of being Lord Mayor of London but he is going to need all the help he can get from the beautiful Alice, Sarah the Cook, and of course lots of school kids!!

Also joining the cast on stage will be pupils from Dance Arts Theatre School in Exmouth, and Crealy Great Adventure Park’s very own loveable Buddy Bear. This really is a Christmas treat not to be missed....

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