The Exeter Daily

Exeter Contemporary Open 2017 winners announced

An exclusive awards ceremony and exhibition opening at Exeter Phoenix on Thursday 14 September saw Aimee Parrott announced as the winner of the prestigious £1000 Overall Award for Exeter Contemporary Open 2017.

Aimee Parrot said, ‘I’m really surprised. It’s been a privilege to be ...

today 23:09 open_in_new
Thumbs up for Market Walk revamp

Full Council today approved a major investment package for Market Walk Shopping Centre, Newton Abbot.

Councillors unanimously supported the £2million upgrade scheme which will modernise the centre and create an open airy and spacious place to visit and shop. The proposals are the ...

yesterday 18:43 open_in_new
FORCE stages new autumn cycle rides

FORCE Cancer Charity is staging one of its popular fundraising cycle events this weekend (October 1) with a new twist.

There’s a different location for the charity’s autumn ride this year and for the first time there’s also a choice of two distances.

FORCE’s Autumn Series ...

yesterday 17:37 open_in_new
X-ray room transformed into a submarine thanks to Big Raise for Little Rays campaign

A paediatric X-ray room at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital has been given a submarine style makeover thanks to fundraising campaign led by Radiology staff.

The Big Raise for Little Rays campaign aimed to refurbish an X-ray room so that it would be more friendly and welcoming for ...

yesterday 17:37 open_in_new
Developers pull out of scheme to extend Princesshay shopping centre

The Crown Estate and its partner TH Real Estate have today announced that they are no longer able to progress the proposed extension to the Princesshay shopping centre in Exeter due to current market conditions.

The proposals, first submitted for planning approval in July 2015, had ...

yesterday 14:15 open_in_new
Housing development to create 70 new jobs in Exeter

The creation of new homes in Pinhoe is set to underpin more than 70 jobs.

David Wilson Homes, which is working on its Harts Meadow development in Monkerton, Pinhoe, says the roles will include tradesmen, subcontractors and sales advisors and that most roles will be filled by local ...

2017-09-24 22:37 open_in_new
Devon charity smashes fundraising record

Devon based charity Dream-A-Way has smashed all records with its 2017 Golf Classic event and raised an incredible £33,000 in one day!

The event took place at the stunning Woodbury Park Hotel and Golf Club attracting a full field of 32 team entries from as far afield as Truro and ...

2017-09-24 22:37 open_in_new
Charity to launch puppy socialising scheme in Exeter

National charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People has announced that it will be launching a brand-new puppy socialising scheme this month in Exeter, appealing for more Volunteers to step forward and help the life-transforming charity.

The charity desperately needs more dog lovers to apply to ...

2017-09-23 19:05 open_in_new
In Turbulent Times: Be a Quaker

Every year, Quakers in Britain organise a ‘Quaker Week’ – a time to focus on the core principles of Quaker belief and practice and to reach out to the surrounding community to publicise those beliefs and the work that arises from them, as well as to engage with people of all faiths and ...

2017-09-23 19:05 open_in_new
New hopes for limiting warming to 1.5°C

Significant emission reductions are required if we are to achieve one of the key goals of the Paris Agreement, and limit the increase in global average temperatures to 1.5°C, a new study warns.

In a collaboration involving the University of Exeter, the University of Oxford, University ...

2017-09-23 19:05 open_in_new
Lots of family fun at the Hospiscare Breakfast Run!

Hundreds of pyjama-clad runners, joggers and walkers from across Devon turned up at glorious Knightshayes near Tiverton on Sunday 17th September to take part in the Hospiscare Breakfast Run.  The novelty event which featured a 5 or 10k route attracted runners from all age groups and abilities, ...

2017-09-23 19:05 open_in_new
Family tribute to Silverton crash victim

A local man who died following a serious collision in Silverton last week has been named as Roger Tucker.

Mr Tucker died when the car he was travelling in was involved in a three-car collision on Park Road in Silverton, Devon.

His family have made the following ...

2017-09-23 00:19 open_in_new
County cash boosts grassroots football

Seven of Exeter’s Devon County Councillors have earmarked part of their community budget to help get Devon’s young people more involved in sport.

The City’s county councillors each equally contributed £222.00 towards a £1,554 grant to the ‘Premier League Kicks’ programme, which ...

2017-09-22 18:49 open_in_new
Appeal for witnesses to high value burglary in Exmouth

Officers in Exmouth are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a property on Cranford Avenue in Exmouth which happened between 4.30pm and 8pm on Friday 8 September 2017.

An offender gained access to the property through a ground floor bedroom window and stole a large amount of ...

2017-09-22 16:37 open_in_new
Exeter Foundation donates bladder scanner to Bolham Ward

The Exeter Foundation has donated a new bladder scanner to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital’s Bolham Ward in memory of former patient Patrick Tilbury.

Patrick’s parents Barbara and David Tilbury applied to the Foundation for the £6,000 donation to the neurological ward, which ...

2017-09-22 16:37 open_in_new
Four local firms team up to support YMCA Exeter at the Great West Run

On Sunday 15th October, running enthusiasts from around the county will be taking part in the infamous Great West Run - an exciting 13.1 mile route taking runners through the heart of Exeter city centre.

This year, four local businesses, Attention Media, Burrington Estates, Wilkinson Grant ...

2017-09-21 19:41 open_in_new
Dates announced for The Exeter Art Show

“Delighted” YoungMinds confirmed as charity partner

The Maynard School is once again delighted to be hosting and organising the fantastically popular Exeter Art Show from Friday 20 – Sunday 22 April 2018 and all lovers of art are being urged to put the date in their diaries now to ...

2017-09-21 18:35 open_in_new
Operation Close Pass comes to Exeter

Education and enforcement to encourage respect for all road users On Wednesday 20th September, the Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police Alliance roads policing team carried out the first deployment of Operation Close Pass in Exeter, with the support of the Police and Crime Commissioner, ...

2017-09-21 18:35 open_in_new
Four local businesses team up to support YMCA Exeter at the Great West Run

On Sunday 15th October, running enthusiasts from around the county will be taking part in the infamous Great West Run - an exciting 13.1 mile route taking runners through the heart of Exeter city centre.

This year, four local businesses, Attention Media, Burrington Estates, Wilkinson Grant ...

2017-09-21 18:35 open_in_new
International blind adventurer comes to Exeter

A world record breaker and blind adventurer is to share his inspiring story at a big church event in Exeter.

Rediscover Church is to host a special free event called New Day at the University of Exeter’s Great Hall on October 8th, a venue which seats 1450 people.

The event is set ...

2017-09-21 18:35 open_in_new
Lidl to create up to 500 jobs at new Exeter Gateway RDC

Lidl UK has announced that its new Exeter RDC, which is due to open this November, will create up to 500 full and part-time jobs for the South West.

Recruitment has already begun as the company aims to recruit local talent for a number of different roles, including warehouse operatives and ...

2017-09-21 18:35 open_in_new