Spirit of the Chiefs!

Premiership Champions Exeter Chiefs recently swapped their training ground at Sandy Park, Exeter for the award-winning Salcombe Distilling Co. in the beautiful seaside town of Salcombe. These highly skilled team players used their charisma and flair to raise the bar creating delicious Salcombe Gin cocktails. It was then head to head in a play-off to design and develop their very own bottle of gin at the Salcombe Gin School accompanied by Exeter Rugby Club Chairman and Chief Executive, Tony Rowe OBE. Tony said: “Salcombe Gin, is very popular amongst those who visit Sandy Park for match-days as well as the […]

An Evening with Paul Merson and Ray Parlour

More than 400 people had a night to remember on Tuesday night as Exeter City hosted a night with Arsenal legends Paul Merson and Ray Parlour. The event sponsored by RGB Recruitment Ltd and Eagle One, and held at the Great Hall at the University of Exeter, saw Merson and Parlour answer many questions from the packed out room about their days at Arsenal. Merson talked about the 1989 title-winning match against Liverpool, while Parlour recalled many humours stories including one about winding Martin Keown in the invincible season. There was also an auction and some fun games for the audience to participate in […]

VIP Event Marks the Opening of Ralph Winter’s New Showroom

Ralph Winter opened a new showroom in Exeter, the capital of the South West. With 4,000 square meters, the newly renovated showroom is located in a hub of the Devon business district near Marsh Barton. With first class facilities and sleek design, the renovated space now allows customers a space that offers creative designs and high-end products for not only kitchen solutions but also now living and bedroom. The exclusive opening treated VIP Guests from across the business community, press and Ralph Winter’s client base to welcome drinks and canapés, live cooking demonstrations and exclusive promotions. Brands and leading names […]

Expanding Exeter Tour Operator Announces Re-brand

Exeter-based school’s tour operator, the School Travel Consultancy (the STC), today announced the business’s re-brand to ‘STC Expeditions’. The name change, which comes about from immediate effect, is a result of an extensive re-branding programme designed to mirror the evolution of the organisation and reflect the variety of expeditions and educational experiences on offer. Adrian Ferraro, Founder & Director says: “The STC has been trading since 2006 and has grown from a one-man band in the early days, to a team of seven. As the business has evolved, we wanted to ensure our brand clearly defines the types of educational […]

Exeter Based Business to Exhibit in the US to Showcase Latest Range of Electric Motors

Grow Exeter Ashwoods

Ashwoods Electric Motors, based in Exeter, Devon in the UK have announced they will be exhibiting for the first time at the 65th PGA Merchandise Show on the 23rd to 26th January 2018, in Orlando, Florida. Jim Winchester, Commercial Director, said: “We are pleased to join the industry to debut our products to golf’s most influential retailers from around the world. Showcasing our innovative and highly efficient motor technology at the show is an exciting prospect.” From Wednesday 24th January to Friday 26th January, Ashwoods will be at Booth 3027 showcasing their Interior Permanent Magnet motor technology on the show […]

swcomms installs new audio-visual solutions for Sandy Park

Grow Exeter Sandy Park

South West Communications Group has helped Sandy Park become one of the most technologically advanced conferencing facilities in the region following significant investment in new audio-visual equipment. The award-winning Sandy Park in Exeter has invested more than £60,000 to upgrade its facilities. swcomms installed 15 new plasma screens throughout the venue, including a 75” screen and a high definition camera for video conferencing use in its largest conference room, the Exeter Suite. Event attendees, speakers and organisers can now wirelessly connect their devices to these screens to easily display presentations and videos in high definition. swcomms has also installed video […]

City centre business supports YMCA Exeter for annual Sleep Easy event

Grow Exeter Lafabrico YMCA 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 […]

Head of Devon’s reinvigorated library service reveals the secrets to their success

Head of Devon’s reinvigorated library service to reveal what it takes to pioneer a social enterprise in unchartered territory, at a time of austerity In 2014, the future of Devon’s 50 public libraries was called into question when Devon County Council, the then service provider, had to save £1.5m from its library service budget over three years. By 2016, after extensive public consultation, independent charity and social enterprise Libraries Unlimited, took over the running of the library service following a spin-out from the county council. In its short life span, the charity has reinvigorated the service, is on track to […]

Horizon Academy Offer Half Price Jiu-Jitsu Classes This January

Exeter’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu experts Horizon Academy are offering half-price classes to you and a friend if you both sign up for a month of classes in January 2018! At least one of you must be completely brand new to the academy, and all levels are welcome. As New Year’s Resolutions are made, why not introduce a new skill into your life and take on the creative martial art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. More than just a means of exercise, Horizon Academy owners Zak Reed and Aki Alexander started the academy in June 2017 as they both feel passionate about […]

Self Assessment Tax Returns – Five Things You Need to Know

PKF Francis Clark is encouraging clients to deal with their tax returns imminently, ahead of the looming 31 January deadline. With the countdown in full swing and the deadline for submitting paper returns now in the past, the only option left is to complete your return online, and PKF Francis Clark is warning that if it is your first time filling in a Self Assessment Return, it could take up to 20 working days to obtain the information needed from HMRC. Recent figures show that more than 10,000 tax returns were submitted online in total over Christmas Day and Boxing […]