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RGB launches last Community Fund for 2019

Through its Well Built Community Fund, RGB Building Supplies has already donated £5,000 for groups, charities and schools to spend at its branches this year. It has one last giveaway for 2019 and is calling for nominations for the chance to win £1,000 to purchase building materials or tools. 

RGB's Community Fund aims to help groups complete much-needed projects that they would not otherwise be able to.

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Council backs construction of park and change site at Exeter Science Park

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:03am

Councillors have given the go ahead for a "park and change" site to be built on the outskirts of Exeter.

Devon County Council’s Cabinet approved the construction of the £2.2 million scheme to the east of Exeter Science Park on Wednesday (11 December).

The site aims to relieve traffic congestion on the A30 Honiton Road and Moor Lane roundabout, enabling drivers to park on the edge of the city and then switch to sustainable forms of transport - bus, bicycle or car share – for their journey into the city.

Thomas Westcott raises over £690 for Devon Air Ambulance

Authored by sarahhoyle
Posted: Thu, 12/12/2019 - 10:30am

Thomas Westcott Chartered Accountants has presented Devon Air Ambulance with a cheque for £691. The donation brings the total the firm has raised for the charity over the last 15 years to £5,641.

Elizabeth McCallum, who is a family barrister and co-founder of Children in the Middle.

Barristers warn parents not to fall into the parental alienation trap

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Wed, 12/11/2019 - 4:24pm

A UNIQUE  legal service giving separating or divorcing parents direct access to barristers says it wishes to raise awareness of parental alienation before cases reach the courtroom.

Children in the Middle says it wants to highlight the issue to ensure parents are aware of it and catch it in its early stages, so children aren’t fully alienated.

Exeter’s design and building leaders call for ‘construction revolution’ in response to climate emergency

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Wed, 12/11/2019 - 9:43am

Over a dozen leaders from some of Exeter and Devon’s best-known design and construction firms, along with customers and suppliers, came together in November  to instigate a ‘construction revolution’.

With Extinction Rebellion protests having swept the region, and Exeter Council among others having claimed a climate emergency, attendees at the event said a paradigm shift in thinking is needed to meet environmental challenges. 

Entries for the Michelmores Property Awards 2020 now open

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 12/11/2019 - 8:57am

Entries are now open for the 2020 Michelmores Property Awards, which celebrate excellence within the South West's property and construction industry.

The Michelmores Property Awards are now in their 18th year and showcase the very best commercial and residential projects from the previous 12-months.

For 2020, a new Masterplanning for the Future category has been introduced. This category will shine a light on projects that are still at conceptual planning stage, and which will aim to create, shape, change and improve communities in the South West region.

Why you should consider electric cars for your business

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Wed, 12/11/2019 - 8:56am

Until quite recently, electric cars were seen as something of a punchline amongst car enthusiasts. They were seen as underpowered and undesirable and were seldom considered by serious business. The tides have turned in recent years, however, as potential mileage has increased and electric cars have become more and more desirable, thanks to the success of brands like Tesla.

What does NetEnt’s win at the SEG Awards Mean for Online Businesses?

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 12/11/2019 - 8:11am

NetEnt is one of the best-known developers in the booming iGaming industry and is responsible for the creation of some of the most popular slots including Blood Suckers. The Swedish company which was founded in 1996 recently achieved some well-deserved credit for its work in the industry at the Southern European Gaming (SEG) Awards. NetEnt picked up three accolades including Best Online Casino Provider, Best Live Casino Provider, and Best Support for Responsible Gambling.

5 Main Reasons Why You Need to Know the Current Exchange Rates

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Tue, 12/10/2019 - 11:34am

Regardless of whether you are traveling abroad or staying in the country, it is of importance to know the international exchange rates or at least have some idea of what they are depending on your currency. Exchange rates are basically how much your country’s currency costs, according to another country/region’s currency. Basically, it is the value that you need to know in order to convert your money from dollars to euros. 

Below are five reasons why you need to know the current exchange rates. 

To understand your economy 

Seiche Water Technology Group promotes Mark Burnett to Chief Executive Officer

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:37am

Okehampton-based and North Devon (Bradworthy) headquartered Seiche Water Technology Group, one of the world’s leaders in the provision of monitoring and measurement solutions for the marine and utilities industries, has announced that COO Mark Burnett has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. The announcement follows business owner Roy Wyatt’s move to Chairman of the Group, which has an £8 million turnover.

MuchBetter Announces the Integration with Pay by Bank

Authored by Mike Page
Posted: Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:15am

As cooperation and strategic partnerships are important to enhance the businesses of the two sides, many companies join a collaborative alliance with others. That is the case of MuchBetter and Pay by Bank firms that signed a partnership on 28 November 2019.