Coffee Morning

Event Date: 
17/10/2012 - 10:00am
The Methodist Church Sidwell Street Exeter EX2 6PH

Free Coffee/tea, biscuits and chat every Wednesday morning 10-12 noon at the Methodist Church Sidwell Street Exeter (next to KFC). Everyone welcome. Listed Church also open for viewing.

MAKE: Devon Guild of Craftsmen's Christmas Exhibition

Event Date: 
30/11/2012 - 10:00am to 02/01/2013 - 5:00pm
Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey

Gift ideas? New designs and handmade crafts feature at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen's Christmas exhibition.

The Devon Guild gallery is showcasing beautiful, distinctive craft work by over 60 makers in its popular Christmas selling exhibition, ‘MAKE’. Over a third of exhibitors are South West based, while artists from London and other regions are selected to input new design ideas with their latest creations. It’s well worth visiting Bovey Tracey to choose from the craft gallery’s wide range of affordable and luxury gifts by designers such as Jane Cox (ceramics), and Corrine...

How to prepare your property for flooding

Over 5.5 million properties in England and Wales are at risk of flooding from rivers, the sea or surface water. That’s one in six, which means there’s a high chance one of these properties is your home or business. Here the Environment Agency offers some advice on how to reduce the damage to your property by a little planning.

It pays to prepare for flooding

If your home or business is flooded it can be costly, not just in terms of money and time but also inconvenience and heartache.

While it’s impossible to completely flood-proof a property,...

John Court 'The Work Between The Lines'

Event Date: 
23/11/2012 - 10:00am to 24/11/2012 - 5:00pm

In The work between the lines, John Court’s first UK solo exhibition, new works will be shown alongside drawings and performances produced over the last fifteen years. His output includes performance, sculpture and video, but he considers all his work to be fundamentally concerned with drawing, in that drawing connects the elements of line, movement, space and time.

Court is severely dyslexic. He began drawing at the age of nineteen, using it as a means to comprehend and come to terms with the difficulties and negative experiences he had gone through at school. During this...

Three green champions raise £5,000 for charity

Three green champions from the hospitality world were celebrating last night after completing an epic bike ride for charity which covered 200kms in just 2 days and raised £5,000 to benefit Springboard , which helps young, unemployed and disadvantaged young people into careers in hospitality, and Action Against Hunger , the organisation committed to ending child hunger.

At 8.30am on Sunday 7th October, Mark Linehan, Managing Director of The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA), Mike Mellor, Managing Director of Space Catering and Shaldon-based Andy Cook, Partner at Ease...

Zumba & Swagga dance craze sweeping Exeter & Exmouth

With the cold, dark nights drawing in, there is nothing I like more than a good party and the feel good factor! And this autumn, Vibes Dance Fitness classes are packed with fun songs to strut your stuff to!

Zumba and Swagga have just launched new dance sensation Gangnam Style! Absolutely hilarious, we've got everyone doing it!

With Swagga hitting Exeter & Exmouth, more and more people are catching on, you have never known anything like it! A whole hour of music videos and crazy dancing! Baseball hats with the Backstreet Boys, sunglasses with...

Luxury spa opens at The Magdalen Chapter

The Spa at The Magdalen Chapter in Exeter officially opened its doors to the public last month.

The new spa at The Madgalen Chapter has adopted Devon-based REN as its signature spa brand for treatments and products. Described by The Sunday Times as ‘the hip British range that is natural, celebrity endorsed and reassuringly green’ , REN Skincare is an internationally loved brand that was founded just outside of Exeter.

Designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios , The Spa at The Magdalen Chapter is filled with natural light and clad in pale European oak by British furniture...

Exeter Osteopaths support National Back Care Awareness Week

British Osteopathic Association Supports National Back Care Awareness Week

The British Osteopathic Association (BOA) is giving its full support to this year’s National Back Care Awareness Week, which takes place from 8th to 12th October. The theme, this year, is “Builder’s Back Pain”.

Daniel Hayward from Exeter Osteopaths commented: ‘The BOA is delighted to give its support to National Back Care Awareness Week which aims to raise awareness of the causes and treatments of this debilitating condition. Back pain accounts for half of all chronic pain people suffer and is the...

Maynard School hosts 'Jobs for the Girls!’ Careers Fair

Today, g irls aged 12 – 15 years from all Exeter secondary schools will be visiting the Maynard School for a Careers Fair with a difference.

Jobs for the Girls will bring together inspirational women with careers as diverse as Aircraft Engineering and Genetics to encourage girls to pursue careers in traditionally male-dominated fields such as science, technology and engineering.

After hearing about the rich and varied experiences of these professional women, the girls will then meet experts who will guide them through the different options for post-16...

Big Wave Media recognised by Recommended Agency Register

An Exeter-based marketing agency has achieved Recommended Agency status with national body the Recommended Agency Register (RAR) .

The clients of Big Wave Media have rated the agency so highly that it now appears on the online Register; which collates client recommended marketing agencies from across the UK.

General Manager of Big Wave Media , Tom Gozna, said: “We’re really pleased to be included in the register. Our business would be nothing without our clients so it means a huge amount to be so highly rated by them.”

Each agency on the register has received at...