Courtyard by Marriott Exeter Sandy Park opens its doors

Courtyard by Marriott, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s extraordinary portfolio of 30 hotel brands, today announced the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Exeter Sandy Park, the first Courtyard by Marriott hotel in the South West of England. Owned by Exeter Rugby group Plc, the 250-bedroom hotel is set in a distinctive location in the vibrant city of Exeter, offering convenient access to Sandy Park Conference & Banqueting Centre, home to the rugby club Exeter Chiefs.

Exeter Rugby Club Chairman and Chief Executive, Tony Rowe OBE, said: "I am delighted to see the opening of the new...

Exeter’s World Extreme Medicine prepares for greatest challenge on Ukraine’s frontline

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 04/24/2022 - 10:56pm

From helping Astronauts to treating major stars in the world’s most remote movie locations, World Extreme Medicine, which has strong links to Exeter University, is now in the middle of one of its greatest challenges - delivering highly specialised trauma care equipment to its network on Ukraine’s frontline.

Born out of expeditions over 25 years ago, World Extreme Medicine leads the way in outstanding and inspirational expedition medicine training. It also offers extensive consultancy and medical support for projects across the globe and speakers at its conference have included...

Female only group set to launch memberships and lands partnership with luxury South West holiday company 

Six Degrees, a female-only networking organisation based in Exeter, has announced a partnership with locally based, independent holiday lettings company, Luxury Coastal and has also confirmed its long anticipated membership offering is launching soon on 12 May.

Six Degrees was formed in 2018 by Sarah Jepson – also the owner of boutique marketing agency Attention Marketing – and offers a range of inspiring in-person events as well as online content for its female-only community which has grown in excess of 350 across the South West.

“We have a fully subscribed membership...

It’s time to Join The Club!

Almost 30 community and voluntary organisations in an East Devon town are joining in a one-day bonanza to win new supporters and volunteers.

The Join The Club event on Sunday May 8, organised by the Love Topsham group, will have stalls and taster sessions from organisations as varied as the town’s Sailing Club, Walking Rugby Group, Flower Society and a range of fitness groups.

It’s a free event for the clubs and visitors, and it’s based on Topsham’s Matthews Hall from 10am until 3pm on the day, while there are taster sessions and demos at other locations in the town....

Happy people standing together in the park

Innovative outdoor singing project comes to Heavitree

Authored by Amy Hopwood
Posted: Sat, 04/23/2022 - 7:16am

We all know that being physically active is good for us, but did you know that simply being outside in the natural environment is also really good for your physical and mental health?

Research[1] shows it can help reduce anxiety and depression, helping to lower stress, blood pressure and more.

The benefits are even greater if we actively engage with nature, and the Nature Songs project is designed to do just that, using singing and songwriting to connect people to nature.

The first Nature Songs project ran in Bury Meadow Park through Winter and into early Spring,...

The Great West Run announces Elysium Healthcare as new Title Partners for 2022

The Great West Run are proud to announce that Elysium Healthcare will be supporting the iconic event as Title Partners for 2022.

The Elysium Healthcare Great West Run, formerly known as Exeter’s Great West Run, takes place next month on Sunday 22nd May 2022 and has the option of a 13.1-mile half marathon, a 10k route or a 1-mile Community Mile race for all ages and abilities of runner. The event takes participants on a journey through the city centre, along pretty country lanes and takes in stunning views across Exeter before a fantastic stadium finish at Exeter Arena Athletics...

Carparison create new dedicated service for van leases with the launch of Vanparison Leasing

Carparison Leasing are delighted to announce its expansion with the launch of Vanparison Leasing , a dedicated and comprehensive van leasing service that will take the leg work out of your next van search.

Powered by the same award-winning team that saw Carparison named the Best Leasing Broker in 2021, Vanparison Leasing will be working with funders and dealerships nationwide to provide the same outstanding value and support to their customers.

Having experienced the growing demand for an online van leasing service that covers everything under one roof, the Exeter-based...

Roarsome family fun making its debut at Northernhay Gardens

Coming to Exeter next month, Dinosaurs in the Park is an interactive experience that promises to be a hit with dino fans of all ages.

The immersive dinosaur-themed event will be held at various locations across the UK during the year, but is making its debut at Northernhay Gardens from Thursday 26th May until Sunday 12th June.

Created by the organisers of successful attractions like “Dinosaur Encounters” mini golf, the Bristol Christmas Markets, and pop-up Mojito Beach Bars, Dinosaurs in the Park is a whole day of fun for all the family.

Featuring 35 life-sized...

New Burger King set to arrive in Exeter

New restaurant will create 24 jobs

Whopper® fans rejoice! Burger King® UK has announced that it will be opening a brand new restaurant in Exeter, giving the city’s much-loved High Street branch a sibling.

What’s more, the restaurant, located at Exe Bridges Retail Park, will bring 24 new jobs to the local area, with recruitment for legendary team members to join the Burger King®family in Exeter now open.

Up to four managerial roles are being created for the restaurant, with two restaurant assistant manager positions currently accepting applications.

Burger King...

Princesshay announces CEDA as charity of the year

Princesshay’s Charity of the Year has been announced as CEDA, a Devon based charity that provides learning and social opportunities to disabled people across the county.

CEDA work with disabled people across Devon to help them become visible and valued members of society. Its vision is to become the provider of choice for high quality, person-centered support for disabled people.

Craig Bowden, Partnerships Manager at CEDA said “We are delighted to be nominated by Princesshay as their charity of the year. We very much look forward to this opportunity and to working with...