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M&S and Royal Voluntary Service to spark something good for Exeter

Event Date: 
05/09/2016 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Ide Village Hall

M&S and the Royal Voluntary Service are calling on local people to roll up their sleeves and Spark Something Good in a week of volunteering that will positively impact 24 projects at the heart of the community in Exeter and Plymouth.

On Monday 5 September, we are calling on volunteers to help us host a vintage-style tea party at Ide Village Hall to raise awareness for the work of the Royal Voluntary Service, to thank our wonderful, tireless volunteers and to provide a fun day out for members of our community.

Our amazing 35,000 nationwide volunteers support over 10,000...

Exeter cultural venues celebrate new season

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 08/12/2016 - 11:46am

On 5th September, Exeter’s cultural venues will celebrate a new season of events taking place in the city.

The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter Cathedral, The Cygnet Theatre, Devon Libraries, Exeter Northcott Theatre, Exeter Phoenix and RAMM, will officially announce an exciting programme of events taking place between September and December at a launch party held at The Bike Shed Theatre.

This is the first time the city’s venues have collaborated on such an event and, to mark the occasion, they are opening the launch to the public. Anyone who wishes to find out about the range of...

Urban Underground - Only by Night Summer Launch Party

Event Date: 
10/07/2016 - 8:00pm to 11/07/2016 - 12:00am
Venue: 
Urban Underground, Exeter

Hats off Exeter!

In honour of seeing off Exeter graduates in style, we’re hosting a summer

‘Only By Night’ launch at Urban Underground.

Join us for a free arrival drink, free nibbles & 2-4-1 on cocktails all night.

EVERYONE WELCOME!

*degree not compulsory*

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1421743487841140/?active_tab=posts

FETE - Summer Festival

Event Date: 
10/07/2016 - 11:00am
Venue: 
Chudleigh, Newton Abbot TQ13 0JF - Marquee is in the Playpark, behind the Church

Sunday 10th July Summer Fete

Playpark and Chudfest Marquee, free entry; lucky number programmes 50p

Start at 11am, official opening by Chudleigh Carnival Queen at 12 noon.

With something for everyone, including:

- Viking encampment with working forge

- Viking battle re -enactment

- Jacko Sparro

- Ferret racing all day

- Demonstrations of dancing

- Children’s races

- Stalls (tombola, games, cakes, face painting, etc) and much, much more…

Fully licensed bar with beer, cider, wine etc; BBQ, teas and...

Super-Heroes Party

Event Date: 
07/07/2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Venue: 
Chudleigh, Newton Abbot TQ13 0JF - Marquee is in the Playpark, behind the Church

Thursday 7th July, 1pm to 3pm, in the Chudfest Marquee

Admission free (All children must be accompanied by parents or carers).

Who is your favourite superhero? Superman, Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Spiderman? Dress up as your favourite. Wear a costume or maybe just a headband. All you need to bring is a picnic or refreshments (water and squash provided).

Not only will we have lots of fun at the Superhero Party but the amazing Mr Hat McKool will also be there between 1.45 pm. and 2.30 pm providing laughter and great entertainment for all. So come and join us for what will...

Super.Heroes Party

Event Date: 
07/07/2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Venue: 
The Chudfest Marquee is in the Playpark, behind the Church

Thursday 7th July, 1pm to 3pm, in the Chudfest Marquee

Admission free (All children must be accompanied by parents or carers).

Who is your favourite superhero? Superman, Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Spiderman? Dress up as your favourite. Wear a costume or maybe just a headband. All you need to bring is a picnic or refreshments (water and squash provided).

Not only will we have lots of fun at the Superhero Party but the amazing Mr Hat McKool will also be there between 1.45 pm. and 2.30 pm providing laughter and great entertainment for all. So come and join us for what will...

Chunk of Devon team celebrate 10th anniversary

Authored by Suzi Bryon-Edmond
Posted: Mon, 06/20/2016 - 5:44pm

The Chunk of Devon team celebrated the companies 10th anniversary on Friday 17th. Welcomed aboard the Pride of Exmouth, by the crew from Stuart Line Cruises , on a sunny June evening they were all dressed to kill for a casino/James Bond style party. Pretty much the whole team were able to be there with their partners.

Chunk of Devon had a few tricky times in the early days and even featured on the TV programme 'Businesses in Crisis' with Sir Gerry Robinson back in 2009. That's all behind them now.

Chunk is a busy growing company - supplying their pies, pasties, pork pies...

Heart FM joins the Rainbow Run party

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 04/04/2016 - 10:00am

Heart FM in the South West has signed up as the official media partner for Children’s Hospice South West’s 25th Anniversary Rainbow Run to be held on June 11 at Exeter Racecourse.

Richard Spencer, Managing Editor at Heart’s broadcast centre in Exeter said: "We’re delighted to be involved in this year’s Rainbow Run in Children’s Hospice South West’s 25th anniversary year. It’s such a feel-good event for a brilliant cause, and we love being part of it. We can’t wait for June!”

This flagship fundraising event for the hospice, sees hundreds of participants running and walking...

Council recycling rates are 'spin' say Greens

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Tue, 03/29/2016 - 8:04am

Exeter Greens have accused the Labour run Exeter city council of 'spinning' recycling rates.

They say the council’s latest public messaging on recycling suggest a massive increase in the amount of waste being recycled to 49%, while a recent scrutiny committee report says recycling rates in the city have actually fallen in the last year to 34%.

The discrepancy is apparently due to a new way of measuring recycling rates, which Greens say is being used to mask a worsening situation.

Diana Moore, lead Green Party candidate for Exeter St David’s ward said: “This is pure...

Celebrate Chinese New Year in Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 11:43am

A spectacular dancing dragon, a stunning firework display and traditional Chinese crafts, food and games will all feature when the University of Exeter invites everyone to join in a celebration of Chinese New Year.

Everyone is welcome to join staff and students from across the world in welcoming in 2016, the Year of the Monkey on the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays.

In China, it is known as the "Spring Festival" and marks the end of the winter season. The University of Exeter will be celebrating the Chinese New Year on Saturday 13 February in Exeter city...

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