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3 in 4 Exeter residents say they will shop local to support small businesses

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 08/16/2020 - 11:25pm

Many businesses across the UK have been plunged into the depths of economic despair due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In fact, between March and June 2020, 649,000* UK employees were left unemployed as a result of lockdown. Small and medium sized businesses are the backbone of the economy, but it appears many would-be entrepreneurs are now too afraid to start their own business, given the uncertainty of the economy over the next few months and possibly years.

InvestingReviews.co.uk conducted a survey (3,000; 18+) which revealed that over 1 in 5 (22%) would-be entrepreneurs in...

Etsy Made Local Exeter - Contemporary Christmas Market

Event Date: 
01/12/2018 - 11:00am to 02/12/2018 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

This is Exeter's first ever Etsy Made Local market. Taking place at Exeter Phoenix on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December, it is part of a national event that will see the biggest regional spread of markets across the UK take part. In total 54 cities across the UK will celebrate the makers, designers and collectors that sell on Etsy.com, the online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods. It’s about encouraging people to look locally for this year’s Christmas gifting and connecting them to more than 40 South West Devon based makers and designers.

As well as providing the...

Exeter's Monthly Indie Market brings you Game, Set and Match!

Event Date: 
06/07/2013 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Venue: 
McCoy's Arcade, Fore Street, Exeter, EX4 3AN

To celebrate Wimbledon finals weekend Handmade Arcade, Exeter's monthly handmade and arts market, will have a Wimbledon theme including tennis-themed activities to raise money for local charity, Hospiscare.

The market will be held in McCoy's Arcade, Fore Street in Exeter on Saturday 6 July from 10am to 5pm.

Enjoy a browse at the array of stalls selling original art, jewellery, vinyl and gifts. Take a break with a coffee and cake from the Real McCoy Cafe or indulge in strawberries and cream and a glass of Pimms from the Bikeshed Theatre.

This month we are joining...