Month: April 2018

New Creative Director to Lead Arts & Cultural Programme in Devon’s libraries

Libraries Unlimited has appointed internationally renowned artist and storyteller Daniel Clark to lead its exciting new programme of arts and cultural events across Devon’s libraries. Daniel, who is based in Totnes, has extensive experience making, commissioning and programming innovative artworks. His previous roles have seen him working on creative projects across the UK and internationally, for organisations such as Dartington Arts, Kaleider and Metropolitan Museum & Aurelia Soundworks. Libraries Unlimited, the charity responsible for running Devon and Torbay’s library services, became one of the first Arts Council England library sector National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs) in April this year. The...

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Flybe Engineers on Top of the World with Success at ‘MRO Olympics’

• Exeter-based team excels at prestigious International Aerospace Maintenance competition • Engineers retain first place in fuel tank entry award • Team achieves Top 3 place in international category • US-based competition regarded as the ‘MRO Olympics’   A six-strong team of talented engineers employed by Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has returned home to Exeter from the US, triumphant having retained a top award won last year, and placing third overall in the International Team category out of the largest ever field taking part in the annual 2018 Aviation Maintenance Competition in Florida. The prestigious event that took...

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Art and Energy – Solar Art Inspires New Ways Forward in Exeter

A new business called Art and Energy is starting up in Exeter to help put the city at the forefront of new and exciting ideas for Solar Panel based art works. These renewable energy sites that are also art works could be developed over the next few years that really tell a different story across the city. This new venture is being supported by Exeter City Futures, who are committed to helping Exeter become energy independent and congestion free. Art and Energy is working hard towards this vision. Gosbert Chagula, heading up the start up programme at Exeter City...

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YMCA launch community wellbeing hub on Newcourt estate

YMCA Exeter have partnered with Exeter Community Initiatives, Newcourt Community Association and Trinity Church to offer a new wellbeing hub at the heart of the Newcourt estate. The local youth charity provides services in Supported Accommodation, Employment & Training and Health & Wellbeing. YMCA own four houses on the Newcourt estate where their residents can move on into independent living following a period of homelessness. YMCA, with Exeter Community Initiatives, Newcourt Community Association and Trinity Church, have launched the ‘Newcourt Hub’ to help local residents find meaningful opportunities as well as to contribute to the social wellbeing of the...

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Exeter-based SITU Shortlisted in international 2018 Relocate Awards

Exeter-based SITU, one of the UK’s leading providers of global serviced apartments and corporate accommodation, has been shortlisted for “Best Serviced Apartment Provider” at the prestigious, internationally recognised Relocate Awards. Launched by Relocate Magazine in 2007, the Relocate Awards recognise excellence in the relocation and mobility sector, and celebrate the contribution that supplier businesses and HR professionals make in relocating staff to new locations, domestically and internationally. Award nominees were shortlisted following a rigorous and thorough judging process by a panel of industry experts, based on a detailed application, complemented by testimonials from recent clients. Phil Stapleton, Founder and...

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