Exeter Chamber hosts Ben Bradshaw MP

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:30am

Over 90 business leaders from across the city attended the July Chamber lunch with guest speaker, Ben Bradshaw.

The event that was held at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum saw Ben give delegates an update on his Deputy Leader campaign as well as covering topical subjects such as better broadband for Exeter, city wide congestion and renewable energy.

The next Chamber lunch will take place in the Guildhall in Exeter on the 19th August. Last year, the end of summer lunch saw over 80 delegates meet for a networking focused lunch with catering from Exeter based business, Posh...

Moose International lunch

Authored by Newshound
Posted: Wed, 06/10/2015 - 11:50am

Over 40 members of Moose International from Crediton, Exmouth, Teignmouth, Taunton, Tiverton and WheatleyLodge in Exeter are pictured at their lunch at Downes Crediton Golf Club.

After lunch, the Governor of the Wheatley Lodge, Brian Gould, thanked Mayor of Crediton Frank Letch for a fascinating talk on REACH and his lifestyle.

Mr Letch demonstrated how he does everything with his feet as he has no arms.

A cheque for £150 was presented to Mr Letch for REACH.

Devon Venus Awards 2015 are go!

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 05/11/2015 - 9:20am

The Bishop Fleming offices in Exeter played host to the Venus Awards sponsorship.

Businesses across the region were invited to hear about the Venus Awards 2015, which were specifically created to recognise and reward local women in business.

Business people from various companies which included Natwest, Sampson Hall, Blue Chip Holidays and Exeter Maritime service, networked over lunch on Tuesday and found out more about the Venus Awards 2015.

Hazel Tucker, Director of Business Services at Bishop Fleming who are sponsoring the Director of the Year category, said: “We...

Awards recognise Devon businesswomen

Businesses across Devon will gather at a sponsorship lunch to hear about the Venus Awards, which were specifically created to recognise and reward local women in business.

The lunch, which will take place at the Bishop Fleming offices in Exeter, has been designed to celebrate the achievements of hard working women and to inform businesses on how they can get involved.

Celia Delaney, who has organised the awards in Devon for the past two years, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for businesses to reach out to women and inspire their own workforce at the same time. Our...

Celebrate all things pasta with Carluccio's

Nothing says Italy quite like its food, and nothing says Italian food like pasta. Sharing its passion and expertise for the Italian specialty; Carluccio’s will host a nine-week long celebration of all things pasta. La Festa Della Pasta will be taking place from the 19th of May to the 20th of July.


Throughout the festival, Carluccio’s food shops will feature a range of new pastas, showing that there’s a whole world of unexplored pasta out there. With colourful, multi-shaped, gluten free, wholemeal, flavoured, extra long and short pastas available, there’ll be...

Thanksgiving celebrations on Streatham Campus

Authored by lamorna
Posted: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:22pm

The University of Exeter is holding a range of activties tomorrow to celebrate American Thanksgiving.

Celebrations will include a traditonal Thanksgiving lunch for staff and students and a 'touch' American football game on the piazza (supported by the University's cheerleaders).

There will also be an all-American themed harvest festival eating area where a traditional two course Thanksgiving feast of roast turkey or nut roast with gravy, creamed potato, buttered sweet corn and other vegetables, followed by pumpkin pie or American cheesecake, will be available....

Enjoy a Bring and Share Multi-cultural Lunch with your MP, Ben Bradshaw!

Event Date: 
28/09/2013 - 11:30am
Exeter Labour Party HQ, 26b Clifton Hill, Exeter, EX1 2DJ

An opportunity to meet with your MP, Ben Bradshaw, some Labour Councillors and local Labour Party members to ask questions about local, national and international issues.

This is a multi-cultural event, so it's for everybody, with people from black and ethnic minority backgrounds especially welcome.

Bring your questions and some food to share.

NB There will be no alcohol at this event.

Business Network South West - Summer Business Lunch

70 decision makers from the local business community attended the summer Business Networking (SW) lunch held at Sandy Park, Exeter.

Guests were welcomed with a glass of wine and enjoyed a two-course sit-down lunch followed by a presentation from Spencer B. Hodgetts on Nature’s Brilliance in Business.

There was also a free pre-lunch seminar on ‘Sales through Service’ hosted by Guy Arnold.

Exeter: the South West’s most sustainable city

The Exeter Chamber of Commerce’s April Networking lunch will be held at The Rougemont Hotel By Thistle, taking place on Wednesday 17 April 2013. The theme of this lunch is ‘Exeter: the South West’s most sustainable city’.

The lunch will bring together the intellect behind Exeter Chamber’s most sustainable businesses to one place. The event will give 100+ businesses the opportunity to ask John Rigby (Chairman of the Low Carbon Task Force), Adam Fox-Edwards (MD of the illustrious Arundell Arms and winner of the 2012 DEBI sustainable business award) and Ewan McClymont (Director of...

Business Network (SW) Limited – Business Lunch

Over 70 decision makers from the local business community attended the recent Business Networking (SW) lunch held at the Exeter Golf & Country Club. Guests were welcomed with a glass of wine and enjoyed a two-course sit-down lunch followed by a presentation by Nigel Wilkinson of WNW Design. In the afternoon a free afternoon seminar ‘A unique take on Business’ was hosted by Cathy Towers of Exeter Mind and Body Clinic.