Mimosa Photography Wins ‘New Wedding Business of the Year’

South Devon based wedding photographer, Mimosa Photography, won New Wedding Business of the Year at the recent South West Wedding Awards. The awards recognise those businesses who exceed the expectations of their customers by providing an outstanding service. This year, the awards held at Crown Plaza in Plymouth, saw their biggest attendance after they opened up the awards to more regions across the South West. Businesses from Devon, Cornwall, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset and Gloucestershire were able to enter one the 22 categories which covered all areas of the wedding industry including photography, beauty services, cake designers, florists and the new […]

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 […]

An Interview with…… Toby Blatchford-Tagg

Written by Tracey Duke Photography by Pip Andersen   At just 32 years old, Exeter based Toby Blatchford-Tagg has co-founded five businesses, employs over 45 staff and, by his own admission, has got there with a pure, hell bent determination. I caught up with the man behind the Lead Lab and the award nominated Lukas Barbers to talk culture, influencers and next steps.   A natural born entrepreneur, it’s clear that Toby has a gift for spotting a gap and going for it.  He has the art of telemarketing science down to a tee and has successfully placed the Lead […]

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 […]

An Interview with Pip Andersen: Titled ‘Stay Humble’

Tracey Duke Interviews Pip Andersen At just 26 and with a film & free running career already in the bag, Pip Andersen is back home, in the South West, after a year long stint in L.A. Set to become one of the region’s most sought after photographers, we talk integrity, rejection and the future, with a man who literally stared death in the face, for a living. Make no mistake, despite film credits on Star Wars and a reputation as one of the most fearless free runners, in the industry, Pip Andersen has his feet firmly on the ground. When […]

Exeter Library To Host Free Day Of Events To Inspire Budding Entrepreneurs

Exeter Library will host an exceptional line-up of speakers and run creative workshops this month, designed to help people kick-start their business ideas and set them on the path to start-up success. Sponsored by Exeter City Council and run by Libraries Unlimited, the free Start-up Day is designed to motivate budding entrepreneurs, helping them turn their business ideas into a reality, whilst providing the opportunity for like-minded people to mingle and network. The event at Exeter Library on Thursday 21st September, is part of a national initiative run by the British Library Business and Intellectual Property (IP) Centre, and will […]

Element to distribute Premier’s range of brewing equipment to UK craft brewers

Element Equipment and Consultancy Ltd. and Premier Stainless Systems LLC (USA) have agreed to work together to provide Premier’s range of brewing equipment to craft brewers in the UK.  Element Equipment will act as Premier’s distributor, providing sales and technical support to UK craft brewers.  Premier is known for its brewhouses, fermentation and brite tanks, and keg washers, and all will be made available in the UK through Element, who will provide sales and technical support to UK brewers. Element Equipment was set up in April 2017 by Jon Clatworthy, who has considerable experience in supplying equipment to the UK […]

An interview with Matt Jenkins, Managing Director of HelpSteerMyCareer.com

What is Help Steer My Career? HelpSteerMyCareer.com is more than a recruitment site, it is a platform where individuals are able to come to learn, share and grow in their chosen career paths.  It is a place where recruiters and candidates meet from all across the UK, to seek and fill roles across all business sectors. How do you help people in their careers? Recruitment content is accompanied with articles relating to those roles and are contributed by like-minded professionals in the given field.  Two such professionals that support the visions of HelpSteerMyCareer.com are James Caan, previously a Dragon on […]

The Badge of a Healthy Lifestyle

Grow Exeter, Wellity

What is Wellity? The “badge of a healthy lifestyle.” Started by 3 children aged 10,11 and 12, Wellity is the children’s “own” sports brand. A kids fitness movement which also educates 7-16-year-olds on the benefits of wellness and vitality. Wellity gets kids off the sofa and moving again. The kids have designed their very own children’s sports clothes range and a series of health education programmes. The kids are in charge but everyone is invited.