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Age UK Exeter 10K Superhero Run

Event Date: 
16/06/2019 - 9:00am
Exeter Quay
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Support Exeter’s ‘Row for the Ocean’ crowdfunding campaign to mark World Oceans Day and take action against plastic pollution

Authored by Sharon Goble
Posted: Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:49pm

With World Oceans Day on the horizon this Friday, the four women behind Exeter’s ‘Row for the Ocean’ team are urging people to help them reach their £10,000 crowdfunding target as the campaign enters its final week.

Inflatable 5K Obstacle Run

Event Date: 
23/06/2018 - 8:45am to 2:00pm
Westpoint Centre (Devon) Clyst St Mary, Exeter, EX5 1DJ

Exeter we are back. The UK’s best Inflatable Obstacle course has got even bigger, bouncier and more insane. We have added crazy NEW obstacles to make the most fun and extreme inflatable obstacle event ever created.

Did you witness hate crime incident in Exeter?

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 6:18pm

Police are investigating a racially aggravated public order offence where a customer became abusive towards staff at an Exeter delicatessen

Officers were called to the incident at Chandos Deli in Princesshay on Saturday[17 June] between 12.30pm and 1pm.

A 55-year-old man from Exeter was arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence. He has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Police appeal after racially aggravated incident in Exeter

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Thu, 06/15/2017 - 4:37pm

Police are seeking witnesses after officers were notified of an alleged racially aggravated public order offence outside the Islamic Centre in Exeter on Saturday 10 June 2017.

The incident occurred around 8.30pm just after a peace walk and vigil in Bedford Square, Exeter, which had been arrange by Exeter Mosque and attended by hundreds of people.

Shortly after the vigil, three men attended Exeter Mosque and allegedly made racially aggravated verbally abusive comments to those within.

Exmouth set to boost Olympic hopes for kitesurfing

Authored by Oxygennewshound
Posted: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:04am

Exmouth: The organisers of the Edge Race Cup, a high-profile kitesurfing competition held annually in Exmouth, believe the event could add a positive boost to hopes of the sport being included in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The Edge Race Cup, now in its 7th year, will be run from Exmouth beach on the 11th and 12th of June. The event has grown into Exmouth’s biggest sporting event of the year and has made the seaside resort a mecca for kitesurfers from around the world.

Plymouth to host world class sailing event

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 04/01/2016 - 9:14am

Around 25 of the best solo sailors will be welcomed with waves of open arms as they sail into Plymouth this April, as they prepare to take on one of the world’s greatest sailing events.

The Transat bakerly is the oldest and first solo Transatlantic race, first launched in 1960 following the 3,000 mile Plymouth to New York route. One of the most important and historic events in the professional offshore racing calendar, The Transat bakerly celebrates its 14th edition by returning to its origins.

Donor match woman inspired to run

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 03/09/2016 - 8:15am

Discovering she was a match for a patient in need of a lifesaving blood stem cell donation has inspired a woman from Exeter to take part in a 15k run to raise funds for the charity Delete Blood Cancer UK.

Carole England registered with the charity several years ago and was surprised to be recently called to be told that she had a matching tissue-type to a patient in need of a blood stem cell donation.

Girling Jones set to get muddy for CHSW

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 02/08/2016 - 2:54pm

A team from the Exeter office of recruitment consultants, Girling Jones is braving mud, obstacles and freezing water all in the name of charity. The company has signed up for this year’s Rocksolid Race at Escot Park near Exeter all in support of Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

RAC guide to driving in heavy rain

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 02/06/2016 - 8:05am

Driving in heavy rain and flooding can be hazardous. Here are some useful hints and tips to help you prepare for wet weather.

Breakdown numbers always increase during periods of wet weather, as the damp causes problems with engines and electrical systems, particularly in older vehicles. If you must drive, there are a handful of steps you can take to reduce your chances of an accident or breakdown dramatically.