City centre business supports YMCA Exeter for annual Sleep Easy event

The team at La Fabrico getting their sleeping bags out for YMCA Left to Right: Jon King (Director), Helen Beer and Paul Greenslade (Director) at La Fabrico City Centre Tile Showroom, La Fabrico, is backing the annual YMCA Exeter sponsored sleep-out, Sleep Easy, by hosting a free networking evening to rally support from the local business community. The free networking event will take place on Thursday 1st February, between 6pm and 7:30pm and will host The Lord Mayor of Exeter, Cllr Lesley Robson, as well as influential figures from the local business community. The event will place the spotlight of […]

Need a Meeting or Conference Room in Exeter? – Exeter Library

If you’re looking for meeting rooms for interviews, workshops, informal functions, focus groups, classes or seminars then look no further. Exeter Library has spaces to meet most needs. Exeter Library is located in the centre or Exeter, welcoming around 2,000 visitors each day. As well as offering a bright, modern and vibrant library space, Exeter Library has two meeting rooms available for hire at competitive rates. Why Choose Exeter Library for room hire? City centre location Car parking nearby Wheelchair accessible Free Wifi Friendly and helpful staff Onsite Cafe & Catering by ‘Exeter’s Real Food’ Blue Badge Parking available High-quality […]

Save the date for the city’s largest free jobs fair

Exeter businesses are invited to exhibit at the city’s next jobs fair on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, for the opportunity to connect with hundreds of high-quality prospective candidates. Following the hugely successful fair in September 2017, which welcomed over 1,800 potential applicants and 60 businesses, Exeter City Council and Exeter’s Job Centre Plus are partnering up again to facilitate a second free-to-attend event at Exeter Corn Exchange. 100% of employers surveyed following the September event said it had been successful to them as a business, with over 50% of employers taking candidates they met on the day straight through to […]

Charity Celebrates Success With Fundraising Ball

GLITZ and glamour were the order of the day, when local charity, Hollywell Housing Trust, celebrated their third birthday and thanked their supporters by throwing a festive fundraising ball. The ball, held at Rockbeare Manor, just outside Exeter, came at the end of what has been a mammoth year for the Trust, which finds homes for vulnerable adults with learning disabilities and autism, in privately rented accommodation throughout Devon and Cornwall. Hollywell sources suitable property and then provides the vulnerable person with the housing and tenancy support they need to live independently. Executive Officer, Katie Sherjan, said: “This year has […]

Cofton Holidays Shortlisted for Holiday Park of The Year

Multi award-winning Cofton Holidays is among the South West’s leading tourism businesses to be chosen for the finals of the South West Tourism Excellence Awards, which will be presented at a prestigious ceremony at the English Riviera Centre on 01 February 2018. This year saw a record 645 entries in the competition, which is now in its 8th year following its launch in 2010.  Finalists were selected from across the region, which covers the Isles of Scilly, Wiltshire, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall.  All finalists will be kept in suspense until February when they will learn whether they have […]

Choir sings out to support ‘Farms for City Children’

A charity which gives urban children a better understanding of the countryside is to benefit from Exeter Philharmonic Choir’s two carol concerts next week. The retiring collection from ‘Carols in the Cathedral’ will go to Farms for City Children, which was founded in Devon over forty years ago by children’s author Michael Morpurgo and his wife Clare. The charity’s first farm was in the heart of the beautiful Devon countryside at Nethercott House, just outside the village of Iddesleigh. Farms for City Children now has three working farms which welcome more than 3,200 children every year from across the country […]

PKF Francis Clark Supports Christmas Macmillan at Eden

PKF Francis Clark in Truro, was delighted to be a sponsor of the recent Macmillan Christmas Fair held at the Eden Project earlier this month. The event raised a record-breaking £64,000. The money will go towards directly supporting Cornwall’s cancer patients. The famous biomes at Eden were turned Macmillan Green for the duration of the Fair and played host to one of the county’s most vibrant and popular Christmas events. Visitors enjoyed a huge range of festive stalls offering gifts, home accessories, stocking fillers, clothing and jewellery. There was also a wonderful array of local food producers and suppliers. Tom […]

Chiefs Director to Give Inspirational Talk at Charity Event

Local charity Hospiscare is delighted to announce that Rob Baxter, Director of Rugby at Exeter Chiefs, will be the guest speaker at their fundraising dinner on 4th April 2018 at the University of Exeter. This unique evening will feature a talk from Rob on ‘Maximising Potential’, during which he will explain how the principles used to improve results on the rugby pitch can also be used to improve results in the workplace. Regarded as one of rugby’s top coaches following the Chiefs recent LV Cup and Aviva Premiership successes, his thoughts are sure to be of interest to business leaders […]

5 Amazing Venues for your Christmas Parties…

Promotional Feature EXETER GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB Festive food, dazzling decorations and a glass of wine what more could want for your Christmas celebration? Our Christmas Lunch and Dinner menu is available throughout December. Whether you dine at lunchtime or in the evening, the Festive Menu is served in Wear Park Restaurant, a private dining room or function suite for larger groups including The Mews newly refurbished contemporary room perfect for business and celebrations with bar and outside terrace. Choose from our three-course Festive Menu with a 125ml glass of wine, £25 per person or a Seasonal Afternoon Tea with […]

DEVON SPIRIT TRIUMPHS AGAIN

The awards keep flooding in for Salcombe Distilling Co.  Last night, surrounded by the pinnacle of the county’s food and drink producers, this relative newcomer was awarded ‘Best Drinks Product’ for its Salcombe Gin ‘Start Point’ at the Devon Life Food & Drink Awards. Voted by the public, this tremendous accolade was presented at the prestigious ceremony held at Exeter’s Sandy Park to Co-Founder Angus Lugsdin and wife and Marketing Manager Andrea. Commenting on the win, Angus says: “Less than a month ago we were celebrating being named the county’s ‘Best Producer’ at the Food & Drink Devon Awards.  To […]