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Exeter Sports Women & Men Make the Finals of 21st Annual Devon Sports Awards

Twenty five exceptional individuals and community groups have been chosen as finalists for the prestigious 2018 Exeter Foundation Devon Sports Awards. Those shortlisted include coaches, clubs, volunteers and sportspeople from right across Devon. This year they reflect a really diverse range of sports including surf lifesaving, community fitness, swimming, football and gymnastics. The Awards, which will take place on 22nd June at Sandy Park, celebrate sporting contributions and achievements from community level coaching and workplace fitness right through to the next generation of elite sports performers. The main purpose of the Awards is to recognise those who inspire people...

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Lightfoot First to Secure £1 Million Loan from Innovate UK

Innovative new funding will support research and development as company looks to reach and inspire a new generation of better drivers Lightfoot, the connected car technology company that rewards better drivers, today announces that it is the first recipient of a £1 million Innovation Loan from Innovate UK, the government’s innovation agency. Lightfoot will use the loan to develop its technology and driver rewards platform towards a consumer launch later this year. Often described as ‘the Fitbit for cars’, Lightfoot is a device that helps users maintain a smoother driving style, enabling them to stay within the engine’s efficiency...

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Exeter Homes Trust Unveils Plans for Remodelling of Historic Almshouses

Exeter Homes Trust has unveiled plans for improvement work to the historic Atwill Palmer Almshouses, in Exeter’s New North Road The 3 180-year-old Victorian buildings contain 24 one-bedroom apartments, arranged over 2 floors. The remodelling work will provide residents with updated and energy efficient apartments, more suited to modern day living requirements Last week, the Trust welcomed Atwill Palmer residents and neighbours to its offices in Southernhay to find out more about the proposed redevelopment. Architect Russ Palmer, together with Exeter Homes Trust Chairman Alan Williamson, presented the detailed planning proposals and invited the interested parties to ask questions...

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Devon Businesses Gather in April Sunshine

Businesses from across Devon soaked up expert advice at this year’s annual Growth Day for firms across the county. More than 130 people from local companies including Babble, MuMar, Pixalytics, Space, The Greedy Fox and Whizz Kids Toys were at Rockbeare Manor for the event. Supported by Devon County Council and a host of partners, Fast Track to Growth provides expertise to companies to help them grow. The annual Growth Day included 1-1 sessions with advisers and a packed programme of workshops covering everything from financial strategy and social media marketing to developing a talent strategy and legal issues...

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World Leading Management Software Tool Relaunched with Innovative New Features

MindGenius has launched a new version of its successful project management software to feature a range of new functions, including an innovative problem-solving methodology that breaks down thoughts into six “parallel” or “lateral” areas. The UK-based company, whose business productivity tools are used by more than 600,000 clients in 160 countries, is seeking to grow its market by adding a series of new features and functionality. MindGenius 2018 version, launched this week, allows users to view information from different perspectives with the addition of dynamic views and the ability to quickly switch between them. Map, tasks, resources or Gantt views help orientate...

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