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Marsh Kia Exeter shows support to Living Options Devon

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:58am

Local Kia dealership, Marsh Kia, is gifting a brand-new Kia Stonic to Living Options Devon, to help raise vital funds for the projects, services and support they provide to people with disabilities and Deaf people (BSL users). To get the fundraising started, Marsh Kia has also offered a cheque for £250.

Lightfoot and Bott expand fleet partnership

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:28am

Lightfoot, the maker of the world’s first technology to reward better driving, today announces the expansion of its relationship with vehicle conversion specialist, Bott. The businesses have been working together for several years, but have now taken the decision to extend their partnership, identifying suitable opportunities to work together, promoting growth for both businesses and expanding into new sectors. 

David For, Chris Fayers, Malcolm and Pam Carver outside River Exe Cafe unit

Exmouth Quay marks 28 years of regeneration

Authored by Mandy Pearse
Posted: Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:10am

The transformation of a derelict docks to a thriving community were celebrated on Tuesday 12 June when Chris Fayers, Director of Exmouth Quay developers Eagle One Homes met up with the Quay’s first residents Malcolm and Pam Carver and David Foa, Owner of the River Exe Cafe who has taken up the very last commercial unit.

In 1991, the docks at Exmouth Quay were derelict and the future for this end of Exmouth seafront looked bleak. But where others saw industrial decline Chris Fayers from Eagle One saw the opportunity to create an exceptional new residential area.

Plymouth business leaders recognised in top awards

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 06/17/2019 - 5:54pm

Plymouth-based business leader Giles Letheren, Chief Executive of Delt Shared Services, has been named as one of the Institute of Directors’ South West Directors of the Year, designed to recognise leadership talent and enterprise in the region.

L-R: Andy Seaman (Energy Manager, University of Exeter), Mark Hodgson (MD, Co Cars) and Joel Smith (Sustainability Officer, University of Exeter).

Co Cars and University of Exeter announce sustainable, hire-by-the-hour car scheme

Authored by Exeter News Blog
Posted: Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:12am

The University of Exeter is the latest organisation to sign up to Co Cars’ business offer, giving staff access to hire-by-the-hour low emission cars, helping to reduce the number of cars on the University’s campuses.

Two brand new Toyota Yaris Hybrids are now available from the University’s Streatham Campus and a third will be available from College Road, St Luke’s later in the summer. The cars can be booked for business travel by University staff 24/7 either online or by smartphone and are also available for all Co Cars members to book and use.

Devon-based GripHero takes silver in prestigious national health & safety awards

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Mon, 06/17/2019 - 6:29am

GripHero Ltd, the developer of the world’s first fuel nozzle-mounted hand-protection dispenser, has won silver at the prestigious Tomorrow’s Health & Safety Awards 2019, which honour services and products that have had the biggest impact on the health and safety industry over the past year.

Road upgrade will boost South West economy by £40 billion

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sat, 06/15/2019 - 11:35am

Upgrading a vital road between London and the South West will boost the region’s economy by £40 billion and create 21,000 new jobs.

Exeter builders merchant needs your tools!

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 06/14/2019 - 10:03am

RGB Building Supplies is delighted to have joined forces with Devon-based charity Amigos and is inviting members of the local community to donate preloved tools, which will be used by young people in Africa to help them lift themselves and their families out of poverty.

Until Wednesday 31st July, preloved hand, power and gardening tools can be placed in the collection bags in RGB’s Exeter branch. Amigos will then arrange for the donations to be collected, repaired and shipped to Africa. 

Hall’s Electrical becomes first Lightfoot Reseller as driver rewards firm continues growth

Authored by janeabsolutepr
Posted: Thu, 06/13/2019 - 2:55pm

Hall’s Electrical, the largest auto electrical service provider in the south of England, has become the first UK-based reseller of Lightfoot – the world’s first technology to reward better drivers.

Established in the 1970s, Hall’s is a major supplier to commercial fleets across the country, specialising in commercial vehicle safety products including vehicle CCTV, proximity sensors, and fleet management technology.

The south Devon Guardian Homecare office team.

Dementia sufferers stay at home with specialist care 

Authored by Reporters
Posted: Thu, 06/13/2019 - 10:17am

PEOPLE living in south Devon who suffer from dementia can receive care at home thanks to a specialist training scheme being run by a care provider in the area (June 2019).

Dementia sufferers can remain at home while receiving care, rather than having to live in a residential home, with the help of trained carers working for Guardian Homecare in Exeter and Torbay.

Catherine Porter, Manager for Guardian Homecare said: “We believe supporting people with dementia is extremely important as it enables them to retain their independence and lead fulfilled lives.