Work being carried out at Exmouth’s Warren View Sports Ground as part of pioneering sports hub proposals

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 01/13/2019 - 12:55pm

Investigation work is being carried out at Exmouth’s Warren View Sports Ground by East Devon’s contractor Geotechnics Limited over the next few weeks to give reassurance that the site is suitable for all-weather pitches and other multi-sport facilities.

East Devon District Council is working with the Devon-based charity Exeter CITY Community Trust to develop a pioneering sports hub at the Ground, which is one of a number of sports and recreation sites owned and protected by the council in Exmouth and across the district.

The Community Trust and the council are working on...

Final call for Exeter City FC Trust elections

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 08/29/2018 - 3:41pm

Are you a Trust member with a burning passion for Exeter City FC and want to help shape the future of the Club?

Then why not apply to be a Trustee? The deadline for applications is this Friday, August 31 at noon.

Any Trust member, over the age of 16 of any gender can stand to become a Trustee.

If you have considered standing for election but have put it off, or forgotten the closing date NOW is the time to get your papers in order and get that nomination submitted.

It is the Trust’s aim to have a diverse Board, with a broad range of skill sets. It would...

RD&E’s Acute Medical Unit Team raise £2,000 for UK Sepsis Trust

AMU Staff at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital have raised £2,000 for the UK Sepsis Trust by showcasing the care they provide during Acute Medicine Awareness Day on 21st June.

The national event, organised annually by the Society for Acute Medicine, aims to raise awareness of the specialty and all that it offers to patients and staff.

Most hospitals in the UK have an Acute Medical Unit (AMU) providing high quality, multi-professional care for patients admitted to hospital as emergencies. AMU staff provide early treatment for a wide variety of conditions, including lung...

RD&E celebrates its achievements in the fight against infection

Significant achievements in infection control and prevention are being celebrated at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, as the hospital marks the fifth anniversary since its last incident of hospital acquired MRSA blood stream infection. This remarkable accomplishment comes as the result of continuous improvements at the Trust over the last 10 years thanks to the dedicated work of our staff.

The Trust is now considered a national leader in infection control, being the only general hospital in England to have avoided having any MRSA blood stream infections for the last...

Discover Devon’s secretive night-time predator

A Devon-based project is aiming to shine a light on the night time lives of one of the county’s rarest nocturnal animals: the greater horseshoe bat.

During September a host of activities and events will help the public take a closer look at the mysterious lives of greater horseshoe bats.

This is the idea behind the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project’s first Bat Festival to be held in September. Events across the county will help people of all ages discover more about this secretive night-time predator and take part in its long term conservation. The festival is to be mix...

Trust takes part in military challenge

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:54am

Staff from Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) recently took part in the South West NHS Military Challenge, organised by army reserves from 243 Field Hospital, with support from reserve units across the South West and Wessex Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association.

More than 160 people went to the event from 16 NHS hospitals across the South West. It took place over the course of a weekend at Okehampton Camp on Dartmoor.

The challenge was designed to give NHS colleagues a taste of what it takes to be a reservist in the Army Medical Corps. The challenges tested the...

Excellence Award for Devon Archives and Local Studies Service

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Posted: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 3:18pm

The South West Heritage Trust has received a new Excellence Award for its pioneering work in transforming archive services in Devon.

The Archives and Records Association, the lead professional body for archivists, conservators and records managers in the United Kingdom and Ireland, is making the Excellence Awards for the first time. The South West Heritage Trust has received the award for Record-Keeping Service of the Year.

The Trust was nominated by the Friends of Devon’s Archives for work done at the Devon Archives and Local Studies Service since the creation of the Trust...

Trust shortlisted for national patient safety award

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 07/06/2016 - 10:33am

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) is in the running to win a national award for its work to improve patient safety in local care homes.

The Trust’s North Devon care homes team has been shortlisted for the Patient Safety Awards 2016, organised by leading publications the Health Service Journal and the Nursing Times.

The team supports care homes to improve the safety and quality of care for their residents. It works with staff at around 70 local care homes and focuses on the six Cs: compassion, commitment, competence, courage, communication and care.


Devon Badger Group's events for National Badger week

National Badger Week is organised by the Badger Trust and will take place from June 25th-2nd July.

As well as a celebration of the Badger it will also focus on a number of issues that affect badgers in their daily lives.

The Badger is an iconic species that has been in our landscape for many years and although rarely seen this mysterious creature remains one of the most popular mammals in the UK today. National Badger Week will see numerous events across the country aimed at drawing attention to the badger, its ecology and behaviour, and how we must do more to protect the...

Exeter City agree formation date

The Grecians were formed in 1901. That is the date that has been agreed by the Club and Trust boards after a period of consultation with supporters.

Research has shown that it was after the 1900/1 season that St Sidwell’s United was formed. They played their first ever game – a 4-2 friendly victory at home to Dawlish on 21 September 1901. Contemporary newspaper reports refer to St Sidwell’s as “a new organisation” and “a newly-formed club”.

United moved into St James Park for the 1903/4 season and then at their AGM on 31 May 1904 voted to change their name to Exeter City....