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Organisers unveil latest event at Exeter Festival

Organisers have unveiled the latest event taking place at this summer’s Exeter Festival.

The Exeter Festival Funday in the Park is to feature a day of entertainment and activity for all the family in Northernhay Gardens.

Taking place on Sunday, 7 July, and sponsored by Princesshay, ...

2019-04-20 02:05 open_in_new
Choose well this Easter as ambulance demand increases

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) is urging members of the public to choose appropriately this Easter Bank Holiday as demand for the ambulance service is expected to increase.

Alternative healthcare options for less serious conditions include; visiting your ...

2019-04-19 02:59 open_in_new
Stagecoach South West re-launches Night Bus in Torbay

This spring, Stagecoach South West is reintroducing a late-night bus service for Torbay residents.

The N12 will operate every 30 minutes, between Newton Abbot, Torquay, Paignton and Brixham, from the late evening of Friday and Saturday nights until around 0430 the following day.

The ...

2019-04-18 17:32 open_in_new
Hospiscare Men’s Walk raises £67,000 with money still rolling in!

Instead of snow, it was high winds and rain that tested the ever growing band of men who took part in Hospiscare’s Men’s Walk this year. Just under 1000 resilient men signed up for the challenge, making it Hospiscare’s most successful Men’s Walk to date.

The weather conditions were ...

2019-04-18 17:32 open_in_new
Bookings open now for Honiton Events Week

Local community invited to book their places on free crafts/fitness/wellbeing/community events and activities run by East Devon and Honiton Town Council, culminating in a big screen film   Bookings are now open for East Devon District Council and Honiton Town Council’s Honiton Events ...

2019-04-18 02:50 open_in_new
Give community space a makeover with help from Community Fund

Since its launch in 2014, RGB Building Supplies’ Well Built Community Fund has supported 28 charities, schools, projects and community groups by donating £1,000 worth of building materials every other month. The builders merchant is delighted to be bringing it back for another year and ...

2019-04-18 02:50 open_in_new
Flybe gears up for a busy Easter at Exeter Airport

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, is gearing up for a busy six-day Easter holiday period (Thursday 18th April – Tuesday 23rd April 2019 inc) from Exeter Airport when it will operate a total of 188 flights across 17 UK regional and European routes.

With extra frequency added ...

2019-04-18 02:50 open_in_new
CPRE Devon launches Devon’s Best Churchyard competition 2019

The Devon branch of the Campaign to Protect Rural England is seeking Devon’s Best Churchyard of 2019 and is inviting churches of all denominations to enter the competition, now in its 2nd year.

Devon’s churchyards form part of the county’s rich and varied landscape. They are much ...

2019-04-18 01:47 open_in_new
Financial Meltdown: 8 bad credit problems and how to deal with them

Do you feel like you're the only person in the world with bad credit? You're not alone. Nearly a third of Americans have bad credit. 

The truth is, there are a lot of factors that contribute to bad credit scores — maybe you lost a job or had a medical emergency. These things are ...

2019-04-17 20:32 open_in_new
Stagecoach South West celebrates 95% customer satisfaction

Recent research by independent consumer watchdog, Transport Focus has revealed that local bus company, Stagecoach South West has an amazing 95% customer satisfaction rating.

The independent research shows that 88% of bus passengers in England are satisfied with their journey. However, ...

2019-04-17 20:32 open_in_new
Stagecoach stages Easter 'egg-stravaganza' in Torbay

On Friday 12th April Stagecoach South West held an ‘Egg-stravaganza’ event in Torbay to launch their egg-citing Easter competition and celebrate the return of the ‘Golden Hop’ service this Easter.

This year, the public have the chance to take part in the ultimate Easter egg hunt ...

2019-04-17 18:26 open_in_new
Stroke patients benefit from new garden at the RD&E

Patients on the Acute Stroke Unit at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust are now able to relax in a new, upgraded garden. 

Work began on the garden in Autumn 2018 on the Acute Stroke Unit, otherwise known as Clyst Ward, to convert the area from a space that was not easily ...

2019-04-17 00:35 open_in_new
A brand new Jessops photo store concept is coming to Exeter

The photo revolution is coming to Exeter! Jessops on High Street has unveiled a new retail environment that’s all about setting your photos free.

Jessops’ new store in Exeter has officially opened this week with this exceptional new store set to fully embrace the photo revolution. ...

2019-04-17 00:35 open_in_new
The Possible Arts Festival, Exeter

A mini festival of arts & disability at Exeter venues, 22-27 April

Venues across Exeter will feature the work of disabled artists during The Possible Arts Festival.

Organised by CEDA(Community Equality Disability Action) in partnership with Exeter venues, the mini festival ...

2019-04-17 00:35 open_in_new
Exeter Chiefs players switch try line for shore line

Till the Coast is Clear is a Social Enterprise working with businesses such as Coastal Recycling.  Its focus is to clear the hard to reach places along our coastlines of plastic and rubbish that otherwise would go un-seen and un-touched.

With the sun shining and not a cloud in the sky ...

2019-04-16 17:14 open_in_new
Emergency services unite to tackle #unacceptable abuse on staff

Emergency services from across the South West are working together to highlight the unacceptable rise of violence and abuse towards their 999 Emergency Control hub staff, with the continuation of the #Unacceptable campaign. With Easter being one of the busiest times of the year for emergency ...

2019-04-16 01:29 open_in_new
100 years of bus travel in Devon celebrated with Devon General staff reunion

The Devon General Society and Stagecoach South West are teaming up to commemorate 100 years of bus travel in the region.

The Devon General Omnibus and Touring Company started bus operations in South and East Devon in 1919, with the first route between Exeter and Torquay still going strong ...

2019-04-16 01:29 open_in_new
Devon church offers a new way to explore faith 

A church in Exeter is launching a new afternoon service and is inviting people of all ages and backgrounds to come and explore the Christian faith, perhaps for the first time.  

Rediscover Church in Northernhay Street, Exeter already has 2 morning services on a Sunday at 9.30am and ...

2019-04-16 01:29 open_in_new
The importance of managing Your Personal Finances

Everyone is personally responsible for learning how to manage his or her finances. Money affects everything that you do in life, and it will impact your education, your future home, the mode of transportation that you take every single day, the items that you purchase and much ...

2019-04-15 18:08 open_in_new
Living Slowly: How To Implement “No-rush” Concept Into Daily Life

Does it feel like you constantly lack time to do everything you wanted or planned? Does it feel like the rhythm of our life is so much faster than we can actually stand? If in your life the answers to both questions are “yes”, maybe it is time to thinks things through once again. Our lives ...

2019-04-15 02:23 open_in_new
12 thoughtful gifts for hunters perfect for any occasion

There are so many benefits that come along with hunting.

Hunting provides people with food. It also helps control certain animal populations. And it even allows families and friends to form stronger bonds. When people hunt together, they're able to create connections they wouldn't have ...

2019-04-15 01:20 open_in_new