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Mistakes to avoid when sending money with an app

When you want to send money with a mobile app, you can use any app that you choose. There are several apps that you might use, and these companies function in different ways. You also need to be aware of the mistakes that you could make when sending money with a mobile app. Each tip listed below ...

yesterday 17:02 open_in_new
Hedgehog turns up at the polls in Exeter

Election staff had to deal with a particularly prickly ‘voter’ in Exeter yesterday.

A hedgehog turned up unexpectedly at a polling station in the city whilst voting for the General Election was taking place.

The hedgehog appeared at the polling station at the Sea Cadets premises ...

yesterday 17:02 open_in_new
New Vice-Chancellor appointed for University of Exeter 

The University of Exeter is pleased to announce that Professor Lisa Roberts will be taking up the post of Vice-Chancellor in September 2020 following the retirement of Professor Sir Steve Smith.

Lisa joins Exeter from the University of Leeds where she holds the position of Deputy ...

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Christmas returns to Castle Drogo after 7 years

Castle Drogo will be open for Christmas for the first time since a major conservation project began seven years ago to make the building watertight.

Although the building work now has the end in sight, there is still much work to be done to restore the castle’s grounds and interiors back ...

yesterday 00:14 open_in_new
RGB launches last Community Fund for 2019

Through its Well Built Community Fund, RGB Building Supplies has already donated £5,000 for groups, charities and schools to spend at its branches this year. It has one last giveaway for 2019 and is calling for nominations for the chance to win £1,000 to purchase building materials or ...

yesterday 00:14 open_in_new
Wildlife-friendly show garden recognised with RSPB award at popular Tarka Ridge

David Wilson Homes is celebrating a special award for its efforts to embrace wildlife at Tarka Ridge in Yelland.

The five star housebuilder has been busy creating a haven for the natural world in the garden of a show home at the popular development. And now the RSPB has recognised the ...

yesterday 00:14 open_in_new
Plastic-free favours at The Volunteer

Christmas party season is well underway at The Volunteer Inn in Ottery St Mary, but this year diners aren’t getting their traditional Christmas crackers.

Instead, landlord and landlady Mike and Jacqui Down have come up with an environmentally friendly alternative; a paper Christmas bag ...

yesterday 00:14 open_in_new
Council backs construction of park and change site at Exeter Science Park

Councillors have given the go ahead for a "park and change" site to be built on the outskirts of Exeter.

Devon County Council’s Cabinet approved the construction of the £2.2 million scheme to the east of Exeter Science Park on Wednesday (11 December).

The site aims to relieve ...

2019-12-12 03:08 open_in_new
FORCE funds exciting new research project

FORCE Cancer Charity is funding an exciting new research project at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.

Its trustees have agreed a grant of up to £25,000 for an 18-month study into monitoring blood for signs of ovarian and bowel cancer during pregnancy.

The number of women over 40 ...

2019-12-12 03:08 open_in_new
Could redistributing the Houses of Parliament refurb budget solve Exeter's housing crisis?

New research from finance specialists, Pure Commercial Finance, has revealed that using the £4bn that is to be spent on refurbishing the Houses of Parliament on the housing deficit, could house the whole of Exeter instead.

If matched, the total funding of £4bn could build 40,000 new ...

2019-12-12 01:02 open_in_new
Useful tips to remember when buying a used car

Buying a second-hand car can be exciting, especially if it is your first car. But make sure you curb your excitement for long enough to perform these simple checks that will ensure that your new purchase does not turn out to be a large and expensive lemon.

History Test

Make sure the ...

2019-12-11 23:59 open_in_new
Stagecoach South West helps passengers make the most of the festive season

Stagecoach South West has introduced a new Group niterider travel ticket, in time for Christmas. This enables passengers to make the most of the Christmas season with discounted group travel.

The group niterider ticket offers groups of up to 5 adults unlimited travel for just £10 after ...

2019-12-11 19:47 open_in_new
Marie Curie Christmas collectors needed in Exeter

Terminal illness charity Marie Curie urgently needs volunteers in Exeter on Thursday (19th). The charity is asking locals to volunteer just two hours of their time for a local supermarket collection. 

Lauren Peters, Marie Curie Community Fundraiser for Devon, said: “We urgently need ...

2019-12-11 01:56 open_in_new
All the hints and tips you need to make this Christmas a cracker!

If you are looking for hints, tips and advice this festive season, our new sister site the Lifestyle Daily has everything you need in one place.

Whether you are looking to save money, avoid a hangover or find the perfect present for that difficult-to-buy-for partner, our Christmas page is ...

2019-12-10 16:29 open_in_new
Does your MOT certificate guarantee safety?

A recent survey be a leading British motoring brand has revealed widespread misunderstanding about the MOT test, and what that little pass certificate means. According to the research, almost half of British drivers think that the MOT pass certificate is a guarantee of safety for the following ...

2019-12-10 02:50 open_in_new
Franco Manca builds on 40,000 Christmas pizza pledge

Sourdough pizza pioneer, Franco Manca, has pledged to turn surplus dough into delicious fresh sourdough bread for those most in need this festive season and beyond. The initiative which will launch on the 9th December and continue throughout 2020 aims to help those going without food or ...

2019-12-10 01:47 open_in_new
PKF Francis Clark corporate finance team continues to grow

Despite uncertainty in the broader market, the Corporate Finance team at PKF Francis Clark is reporting continued growing demand for their services across the South.

The team have completed a dozen deals in the last three months (Sept-Nov), with a deal value of circa £137m, including the ...

2019-12-10 01:47 open_in_new
£1.25 million boost puts Exeter at cutting-edge of genomics

A new, state-of-the-art genome sequencing platform will put Exeter on the cutting edge of research into the genomic basis of health and disease. 

The Illumina NovaSeq sequencer has just been installed at the University of Exeter, part-funded by over £600,000 from the Wellcome Trust. The ...

2019-12-10 01:47 open_in_new
Applause from fans when Exeter City FC supported Rainbow Laces campaign

EXETER City's home match against Northampton on Saturday, December 7, was not only a great 3-2 win for Exeter, the club also showed its support for the Football Association and Stonewall Rainbow Laces campaign.

The Rainbow Laces initiative to promote inclusion and diversity in football ...

2019-12-10 01:47 open_in_new
South West pension fears revealed

Almost half of the south west of England fears they simply won’t have enough money to survive through retirement.

This is just one of the fears revealed by a new national survey on the future of pensions in the UK. The survey, which was commissioned on behalf of Manchester firm Expert ...

2019-12-10 00:44 open_in_new
Face Recognition at Online Casinos: Is it a step forward?

As a security measure, facial recognition is definitely one of the recent developments made by casinos to curb insecurity related activities. Historically, facial recognition software was mainly based on 2D images which grew with some challenges that included constraints on the image and the ...

2019-12-09 22:38 open_in_new