Greens: Vote for what you believe in

Authored by Diana Moore
Posted: Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:46am

The Green Party in Exeter has launched its General Election campaign urging people to vote for policies not personalities and warning against intimidation by other Parties to vote tactically.

Overly Gorgeous Spring Extravaganza

Event Date: 
11/04/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
38 Mill Street, Sidmouth

Come and celebrate the start of Spring at Overly Gorgeous.

Join us at 38 Mill Street, Sidmouth for canapés, bubbly and 20% discount all day!

Whether you'd like to to revamp your Spring wardrobe or if you have a special occasion coming up, join us on April 11th.

The Overly Gorgeous team will be offering fashion advice, style tips and Overly Gorgeous outfits made with the larger lady in mind.

Please register to let us know you're coming so that we have plenty of bubbly and canapés to last all day!

End of Season Dinner 2015

Event Date: 
02/05/2015 - 6:30pm to 03/05/2015 - 2:00am
Sandy Park Conference Centre, Exeter

Come and celebrate the end of another great season of action for Rob Baxter and his first team squad on Saturday, May 2 (6:30pm).

Featuring the Players’ Annual Awards Presentation, Silent Auction, Raffle and live music from Eventine, it once again promises to be a night to remember.

Tables of ten, which will be accompanied by a member of the playing side, are priced at £650 or individual tickets are also available at a cost of £70.

The evening includes a three-course gourmet dinner and four complimentary bottles of wine. To book your place, contact Toni Percival on...

Happy 30th Birthday, Culm Valley Sports Centre

Event Date: 
07/02/2015 - 11:15am to 13/02/2015 - 9:00pm
Culm Valley Sports Centre

Culm Valley Sports Centre is 30 years old in February and a week of celebrations begin on Saturday 7 Feb with the official opening of the newly refurbished fitness studio.

Staff at Culm Valley Sports Centre are planning a whole week of fun from 7 to 13 February. They’re looking forward to showcasing their new gym equipment, refurbished Centre and range of activities and classes on offer to customers old and new. Come along and join in the celebrations!

The week starts on Saturday 7 Feb with the official opening of the refurbished fitness studio with invited guests, followed...

Mammoth New Year's Eve 2015

Event Date: 
31/12/2014 - 10:30pm
Mama Stone's, Mary Arches Street, Exeter

Mama Stone's all night party features favorites Mammoth.

Either fancy dress (it’s a jungle theme this year) or for those of you that prefer the traditional approach, Black tie is fine. Either way dress to impress. Entry before 10.30pm.

Bacon sandwiches available through the night.

Tickets £10.

Call 01392 848485 to book.

New Years Eve featuring The FAB Beatles

Event Date: 
31/12/2014 - 7:00pm
Exmouth Pavilion

New Years Eve featuring The FAB Beatles

Doesn’t the sound of spending New Years Eve with The Beatles sound just fab? Well that’s exactly what you will be doing when you join us on 31st December 2014 for our New Years Eve Party here at Exmouth Pavilion, featuring THE FAB BEATLES!

Our staff will greet you on arrival at 7.30pm with a welcome glass of Bucks Fizz in our new lounge bar area. You’ll then be shown to your reserved table where you can enjoy a hog roast with the trimmings, followed by a naughty but very nice dessert. Then, once everyone has eaten, around 9.30pm THE...

Murder Mystery at the Two Bridges Hotel

Event Date: 
05/12/2014 - 7:00pm to 06/12/2014 - 12:00pm
Two Bridges Hotel, Dartmoor

The Two Bridges Hotel in the heart of Dartmoor National Park is kicking off the Christmas season with a Festive Murder Mystery Evening. Those looking for something different for their Christmas party need look no further than this ‘Murder at Dowton’ themed event.

Hosted by Lord and Lady Downton, the event will take place on Friday 5 December from 7pm till late. Guests are invited to dress up and enter the intrigue at the Two Bridges Hotel, just 30 minutes from Plymouth and a short drive from Tavistock, with a chance to win a prize for best-dressed post Edwardian guest.


MEP nominated as Parliamentarian of the Year

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:30am

The first Green MEP for the South West, Molly Scott Cato, is in line for a ‘Green Ribbon’ award for European Parliamentarian of the Year today. She is nominated for her ‘impressive performance as a newly elected MEP’.

The Green Ribbon Political Awards are awarded to politicians, businesses and NGOs both in the UK and abroad for their environmental achievements. The awards are decided by a high profile panel of judges, which this year include Baroness Parminter, environmentalist Jonathan Porritt and environmental journalist Geoffrey Lean.

Reflecting her strong commitment to...

Greens call for climate change to be ‘number one priority' for Exeter

Authored by Diana Moore
Posted: Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:01pm

The Green Party in Exeter has written to Council leader, Cllr Pete Edwards, demanding an urgent response to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Greens point to the ‘critical role of local councils’ in tackling climate change, identified in the IPCC report.

The Green Party is calling for an immediate review of current strategies, policies, investments and partnerships and for the Council to consider immediately how mitigation and adaptation measures to tackle climate change can be introduced. Measures being proposed by the Greens...

Warning to festive party bookers

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 11/04/2014 - 4:59pm

People planning a Christmas party are being urged to look before they book ahead of this year’s festivities.

Exeter City Council working in partnership with the Food Standards Agency, is urging people to check the restaurant, pub or cafe’s food hygiene ratings before making a booking.

“It’s the things you can’t see – like germs spread by bad hygiene practices - that people need to consider. There’s one easy way to set your mind at rest – check the food hygiene rating,” said Cllr Keith Owen, Lead Councillor for Environment, Health and Wellbeing.

“It’s really easy to...