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Forging the Fore Street Music Quarter: New music store and flagship Yamaha dealer, the Music Depot, opens in Exeter

The Music Depot, an exciting venture from the dedicated team behind Sidwell Street’s beloved Musicroom, is set to strike a chord with musicians from across the region with the opening of their new store on Saturday December 2.

Selected by international instrument manufacturer Yamaha as...




Foot Anstey bolsters its banking and finance team with numerous hires

Growing national law firm Foot Anstey LLP has welcomed Partner, Emma Earp to its banking and finance team. This also demonstrates the investment the firm is making in strengthening its banking finance offering as it follows the recent additions of Managing Associate, Emma Wood, Solicitor, Michael Bolous and Paralegal, Matteo Hassan to the team.

Emma, who will be based in Foot Anstey's...

New director to lead Great South West’s ambitious growth plans

Ahmed Goga has joined the Great South West Partnership as a director, advising on the Board’s future growth plans.

The Great South West is a Pan-Regional Partnership of senior business leaders, local government, Local Enterprise Partnerships, universities and colleges across Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset and Somerset. The Partnership aims to promote the region’s ‘...

Buying Crypto for Beginners: Common Mistakes to Avoid

In today's digital age, cryptocurrencies have captured the imagination of many novice investors looking to diversify their portfolios and explore the fascinating world of blockchain technology. With the potential for high returns, it's no wonder that buying crypto has become a hot topic. However, before diving headfirst into the world of digital assets, beginners must be aware of common...

South West’s leading maritime sector receives funding boost to drive innovation

Innovate UK announce Government funding to support innovation and growth in the region’s marine and maritime sectors

The Great South West , which covers Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, and Somerset, has been chosen as the country’s Marine and Maritime Launchpad, recognising its leadership in the sector.

As part of the programme, the region is set to receive up...

Translation rates: Is a human translator still worth hiring?

Language continues to be the main means of communication nowadays. There are roughly thousands of unique language varieties all over the modern world, which is a generally accepted fact. With the expansion of the Internet and growing international online communication, the need for translators’ services is constantly increasing.

The translation from English to Russian and vice versa...

Heart of the South West LEP achievements and transition outlined in AGM

The Heart of the South West LEP hosted their Annual General Meeting (AGM) via online webinar on Friday 13 October.

The event included a summary of the LEP’s activities and achievements over the past year; including unlocking opportunities in key sectors, as well as recent Government announcements and the future of the LEP.

16 Local Growth Fund and Getting Building Fund...

OTC Crypto Trading and the Future of Finance

OTC Crypto Trading, or over-the-counter trading, refers to the buying and selling of cryptocurrencies directly between parties, without a centralized exchange's involvement. This is often conducted through OTC trading platforms and offers a tailored experience compared to traditional exchanges.

In an era where digitization dominates every sector, OTC trading has become an integral...

South West communities receive funding boost to improve mobile connectivity

The Connecting Devon & Somerset Mobile Boost scheme has secured over £430,000 from the Heart of the South West LEP, to provide vital mobile connectivity to rural communities.

The Mobile Boost scheme ran from February 2021 to March 2023, and funded over 1,700 installations across the region, helping small businesses and homeworkers with poor indoor mobile coverage.

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Exeter marketing firm takes gold for campaign tackling harassment against women

Bystander Intervention Campaign wins at South West CIPR Awards

A campaign to help tackle harassment against women and girls in Exeter has won a major award.

Exeter-based marketing agency Program saw off competition from around the country at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards for their Bystander Intervention campaign for the Safer Exeter...

Natalia Chiaravalloti of Gaming Report: UK's deep gaming legacy to drive the next digital frontier

From shoppingtainment to virtual medical simulations: exploring the digital frontiers of the Metaverse

In 2021, Facebook's founder, Mark Zuckerberg, introduced his vision to revolutionize the web and social networking landscape. Since then, the term 'Metaverse' has dominated news pages and TV debates. Yet, its boundaries remain undefined and obscure. Two years on, we ask: What is the...

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