Can YOU Help Local Photographer Raise Funds To Open Studios In Exmouth?

Grow Exeter Matt Round Crowdfunding

Matt Round Studios Matt has been working as a freelance photographer in the local area now for 5 years full-time. In this time his business in the commercial sector has grown from strength to strength. As much as he loves his work, Matt has been longing to grow the portraiture side of his business, and the lack of a studio space has been holding him back. SO, we have found the perfect location in Exmouth town centre to open a studio, and we need support from you to raise a small injection of capital to get it going! What We […]

The Bear Trail….. Dare to Bear!

Written by Tracey Duke, Photography by Pip Andersen In a world focused on image, the latest technology and meeting deadlines, there’s something incredibly liberating about the idea of getting outdoors, letting loose, getting really muddy and having a whole load of fun in the process….. The Bear Trail, a muddy adventure trail, located just 20 mins outside of the city, is not only the best new party destination for kids in the know, it’s also attracting many of the region’s corporate high flyers who are closing laptops, diverting calls and heading out for some good old-fashioned, down and dirty, team building.  […]

The HR Dept Exeter Celebrates 250 Number of Clients

The HR Dept Exeter has just reached its 250th client, providing practical employment law advice and support to small and medium-sized businesses. Since starting the business under The HR Dept national brand in 2010, Belinda Newton (Director) has built up a varied client base to help business owners prevent people problems and focus on the day to day running of the business. The HR Dept helps local businesses access the levels of expertise and practical support usually reserved for large organisations with in-house HR professionals. Acting as an HR department for SME employers, local HR professionals are on call to […]

Exeter Entrepreneur Invited to Speak at European PA Summit

FOUNDER of Exeter PA Network, Kim Glover, has appeared at a prestigious international summit in Munich, where she spoke about the strategic role of personal assistants. Kim was a speaker at the Benelux and DACH Executive Summit which took place over two days in Munich this month. The event, which is organised by the Vonlanthan Group, was attended by senior assistants from more than 20 different countries, representing most of Europe, Russia, Saudi Arabia, America and the UK. The well-attended event was the fourth in its history, having taken place previously in Cannes, Paris, Lisbon, and Rome. Prominent business professionals […]

Introducing… Keyvan Nosrati

Written by Tracey Duke, Photography by Pip Andersen At just 27 years old, and with premises in both Exeter & London’s exclusive Savile Row, Iranian born entrepreneur Keyvan Nosrati is deep in plans for the expansion of Zebel Outfitters; a bespoke tailoring experience for both established businessmen and young professionals alike. With a recent move to new, larger premises on Exeter’s Fore Street we caught up with the young entrepreneur whose reputation for outstanding customer service, price points and attention to detail, has attracted the attention of some of the world’s most discerning clients.   Keyvan, what an amazing achievement! Not […]

India Meets… George Howell

Written By India Nye, Photography by Mike Alsford   George Howell knows his market; that’s a given. At just 18, he has created a business focusing on finding the best car for first time buyers; a massive achievement for one so young. I met with George, at Exeter’s Artigiano, to learn a little bit more about him and his business; Ideal First Car. Dedicated, willing and eager to learn; I found his vision and focus to be both extraordinary and inspiring.  “Working within the customer’s budget & brief, the focus is to help first-time buyers to find the best quality first […]

Living from the Heart – Harry Wild

Interview by Tracey Duke, Photography by Nick Hook.   Harry Wild is a woman with a purpose. Passionate about food, sustainability and social development, she’s dynamic, gutsy and certainly not afraid to make a difference. A self-confessed foodie with a heart, the founder of Go Wild Communications, is a firm favourite when it comes to getting the message out there. With solid experience after working for the Eden Project, River Cottage and as PR Director for Michelin starred chef Paul Ainsworth, her impressive list of clients boast names such as Good Game and The Deer Park Hotel and through Raw PR […]

More awards for the Devon attraction The Bear Trail

MUDDY obstacle course, The Bear Trail, which was established to get families enjoying good old-fashioned fun, has upped its honours count – picking up four amazing awards from Primary Times magazine. The trail, which is based between Exeter and Cullompton, has won the category for Best Party Venue and been voted runner up in the categories of Best Family Attraction, Best Outdoor Play Activity Centre and been declared Overall Runner-up in the entire competition. These awards follow The Bear Trail’s success in making it to the top three in the ‘Small Attraction of the Year’ category of the Devon Tourism […]

MP Praises Support for New Businesses in Exeter

Exeter Science Park has played host to Ben Bradshaw MP to discuss the business support networks in Exeter that are putting the city on the map as a hub for fast-growth businesses. Meeting companies at different stages of their lifecycle, from student entrepreneurs to start-ups and scale-ups, Mr Bradshaw was hosted by members of the SETsquared Exeter team. The SETsquared Partnership is the enterprise collaboration between the universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey. They support high tech start-up companies, provide student enterprise advice and enable academics to maximise the impact of their research. Joe Pearce, Business Support Manager […]

App inspired by Pokémon GO aims to reconnect people with British wildlife

Two University Of Exeter students have created an app inspired by Pokémon GO to help people connect with nature. Instead of chasing Pikachu and Charmander, users of PocketPals will track 3D animated animals and learn how to identify British wildlife. Danielle Connor, a Zoology student and award-winning photographer at the University of Exeter’s Penryn Campus, and Matt Brown, an Animation and Visual Effects student at Falmouth University, have created PocketPals – which should be available in summer 2018. With the popularity of Pokémon GO, a mobile phone game in which players find and capture fictional creatures, Danielle and Matt saw an opportunity […]