The Exeter Daily

Tread carefully: No Excuse for being on the road with illegal tyres

Local police officers are out and about near Exeter this week to check that vehicles have safe and legal tyres fitted.

The maximum penalty for driving with defective tyres is three penalty points and a £2,500 fine…and that’s per tyre.

More importantly, defective tyres pose a ...

yesterday 16:01 open_in_new
Old Mill staff raise £20k in memory of colleague

Staff from Old Mill have raised £19,604 by cycling 207 in memory of Exeter employee Nick Baker, who sadly lost a short and sudden battle with cancer in August last year.

Colleagues, friends and family of the riders and Nick greeted the group of riders at the Old Mill offices Yeovil once ...

yesterday 16:01 open_in_new
Exmouth is Wheelie Great!

Exmouth will have a new temporary landmark on its horizon by the end of this week – a 28 metre high observation wheel with 20, six-seater gondolas which will offer a unique viewpoint over Exmouth, the Exe Estuary and out to sea.

The wheel is located on East Devon District Council land at ...

yesterday 14:55 open_in_new
Exeter researcher wins prestigious diabetes research award

An Exeter researcher has just been awarded £362,337 from leading charity Diabetes UK to understand if certain genes can protect people from developing Type 2 diabetes.

Dr Hanieh Yaghootkar who works at the  University of Exeter Medical School has been awarded Diabetes UK’s R D ...

yesterday 14:55 open_in_new
Dementia researchers raise thousands for charity in epic bike challenge

Five dementia researchers at the University of Exeter have pedalled over an epic 350 miles from London to Paris, raising thousands of pounds for Alzheimer’s Society in a gruelling four day challenge.

The team has raised more than £11,000 towards their £12,000 target to boost the ...

yesterday 14:55 open_in_new
Robert Lindsay announced for Northcott Anniversary Gala

Exeter Northcott Theatre has announced that acclaimed actor Robert Lindsay will perform in its 50th anniversary gala in November.

Robert is an Olivier-winning actor known for his acclaimed performances both on and off screen, including appearances with the Royal Shakespeare Company, as ...

yesterday 09:25 open_in_new
Exmouth Watersports Centre developers carry out investigative work

Pioneering, sustainable developers, Grenadier Estates, has carried out investigative work at its site on Exmouth Waterfront, in order to inform its latest set of plans for a world class, environmentally friendly watersports centre for the town. 

The not-for-profit development has been ...

yesterday 08:19 open_in_new
Exeter College celebrates record breaking year with 1,000th Apprentice

Exeter College is celebrating a record breaking year by celebrating welcoming their 1,000th apprentice.

The 1,000th Apprentice is Jordanna Broom who is a higher engineering apprentice at the University of Exeter. Jordanna enjoyed her initial engineering training and has decided to pursue ...

2017-07-26 20:01 open_in_new
Have your say on proposals to tackle dog mess

People in Teignbridge are invited to have their say on proposals to introduce a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) across the district to help deal with dog mess problems.

A consultation launches today asking people to put forward their views on a proposed PSPO which, if approved, will ...

2017-07-26 20:01 open_in_new
Off-duty Hospiscare nurse receives award for saving a life

In March 2016, Exeter Hospiscare nurse Daisy McLauchlan was travelling back from a weekend break on the Isle of Wight, when a call was sent out over the ship’s tannoy system asking for any doctors, nurses or first aiders on board to urgently make their way to the front of the ...

2017-07-26 20:01 open_in_new
Thousands awarded to East Devon community projects

A total of 35 worthy community schemes have had Parishes Together Fund applications approved by the decision making panel of East Devon District councillors between April 2016 and March 2017. The same funding is available again now.

Designed to provide financial solutions to local issues, ...

2017-07-26 20:01 open_in_new
Distraction burglaries in East Devon

Detectives are urging the public to be vigilant following a spate of distraction burglaries in Sidmouth and Beer yesterday afternoon [Monday 24 July].

The first incident happened at Sweet Temptations on Market Place, Sidmouth, between 11.50pm and 12pm.

A man entered the shop asking ...

2017-07-26 18:55 open_in_new
Off-duty nurse receives award for saving a life on Isle of Wight ferry

In March 2016, Exeter Hospiscare nurse Daisy McLauchlan was travelling back from a weekend break on the Isle of Wight, when a call was sent out over the ship’s tannoy system asking for any doctors, nurses or first aiders on board to urgently make their way to the front of the ...

2017-07-26 18:55 open_in_new
EATS! at Princesshay Summer Party

On Thursday 27th July, Princesshay will host its Eats! Summer party with cooking demonstrations, samples, live music, face painting and a competition giving one lucky person a chance to win a mini cruise for two.

The free event will take place from 11am to 4pm, and welcomes families and ...

2017-07-26 11:13 open_in_new
Fire at landmark Teignmouth cafe

Three appliances from Teignmouth, Dawlish and Torquay, and an Operational Assurance Officer, were mobilised to the Beachcomber Café in Teignmouth, following several calls reporting a fire.

Immediately upon arrival of the first appliance, the assistance of a fourth fire engine was ...

2017-07-26 11:13 open_in_new
Chudleigh street party to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer

Local lady Wendy from Chudleigh will be hosting her annual, fun-filled street party on Saturday September 2nd.

This year she will be raising money for a charity close to her heart, Pancreatic Cancer Action.

Wendy, owner of the Bishop Lacy Inn on Fore Street organises the community ...

2017-07-26 01:19 open_in_new
Seaton Wetlands inspires teachers to take learning outdoors

Seaton Wetlands recently hosted 26 primary school teachers from across Devon to help them use the outdoor environment to develop mathematical reasoning and problem solving skills for children.

The day-long course entitled ‘Developing Young Mathematicians Outdoors’ was delivered by ...

2017-07-26 01:19 open_in_new
New public spaces protection orders introduced in Exmouth and Sidmouth

East Devon District Council has recently introduced a second group of public spaces protection orders (PSPOs) which are local measures used to control a range of unacceptable activities.

This new order, made on June 6 2017, relates to possession of intoxicating substances (including ...

2017-07-26 01:19 open_in_new
Royal Clarence rebuilding plans open to public consultation

Following the devastation of The Royal Clarence Hotel in October 2016 and months of careful deconstruction that have taken place since, the first plans will be put forward this week when outlines for the external façade are shared with the people of Exeter.

A public consultation for ...

2017-07-26 01:19 open_in_new
Thousands join the fight against cancer at Exeter Race for Life

Westpoint Arena, Exeter became a sea of pink on Sunday as thousands of women joined the fight against cancer by taking part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

Just under 4,000 mums, daughters, sisters and friends showed their incredible commitment to the cause as they came together ...

2017-07-25 18:43 open_in_new
How Free Chips Work in the Online Casino Biz

The gambling industry has become one of the most competitive industries in the world. It is worth billions of cash, and many entrepreneurs are getting into the business leading to a rapid outcrop of casinos. This growth has greatly been assisted by the increasing popularity of online casinos ...

2017-07-25 17:37 open_in_new