Devon

A summer of spontaneity in Plymouth starts here

Three quarters of people in Plymouth promise to be more spontaneous this summer, as they say they’re more likely to live life in the moment following the pandemic, and over three quarters (77 per cent) want to make lots of plans while they can.

As the summer holidays begin for families across the city, new research by Drake Circus reveals that people in Plymouth are planning to make...

broadband, Devon, Jurassic Fibre

The smart home and the need for better broadband

Steve Garrood, Chief Commercial Officer at Jurassic Fibre, shares his thoughts on how ultrafast connectivity is supporting digital lifestyles in the South West...

Our reliance on high-speed broadband connectivity is showing no sign of letting up as digital lifestyles increasingly become the norm.

And even though lockdown restrictions have eased, our consumption of data...

That's pawsome! Mama Bears one of top 20 nursery groups in UK

A South-West nursery group is celebrating the incredible achievement of being named one of the top 20 nursery groups in the UK by parents.

The Mama Bear’s Day Nursery & Pre-School group which runs 23 settings in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Somerset and Devon, was awarded the recognition by leading childcare review website DayNurseries.co.uk , the equivalent to TripAdviser for...

Street marshals will help make Exmouth safer this summer

Street marshals will help make Exmouth a safer place this summer thanks to funding from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

The office is supporting East Devon District Council with marshalling aimed specifically at preventing antisocial behaviour (ASB) by young people, a theme which ties in directly with Devon and Cornwall Police’s Operation Marnow summer policing...

Devon’s Lightfoot to be rolled out by Richard Irvin Facilities Management following successful trial

Chudleigh-based Lightfoot’s in-cab training and driver rewards platform is to be rolled out across Richard Irvin FM’s fleet of 225 vans and 90 company cars. Richard Irvin FM, one of Scotland and the UK’s leading Facilities Management specialists, provides services to 9,000 commercial properties and 56,00 domestic properties nationwide. The announcement follows a highly successful trial that...

Jurassic Fibre connects Greendale mass vaccination centre in ultrafast turnaround

Jurassic Fibre recently completed its installation for the new COVID-19 mass vaccination centre at Greendale Business Park.

The Exeter-based internet service provider worked closely with Greendale to provide its full fibre broadband to the site at short notice.

Greendale approached Jurassic Fibre at the beginning of April to say that the business park would be hosting the new...

Salcombe is the UK's most popular second-home location

A new study by Lakeshore Leisure Group has revealed that the UK’s city dwellers are most interested in second home properties located in Salcombe, Falmouth and North Berwick.

The study analysed the Google search history of over 100 UK cities since the beginning of the first national Covid lockdown, to find which coastal and rural locations were being searched for the most in relation...

Salcombe revealed amongst the prettiest towns in the UK

Holiday cottage company reveals Salcombe is ranked the third prettiest town in the UK

With the UK brimming with beautiful towns and its residents discovering more of what the UK has to offer, Welsh cottage company FBM Holidays have conducted research into the prettiest towns across the UK to add to your growing bucket list.

Having reviewed over 160 places across the UK to...

Legendary TV personality Basil Brush to feature in Exmouth panto!

The team behind the Exmouth Pavilion Christmas Pantomime haven confirmed TV Legend and all round good fox, Basil Brush will join pantomime favourite Stuart Earp in this year’s production of Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs.

Basil Brush will feature as The Magic Mirror alongside Stuart Earp as Muddles, Harry Moore as Nurse Nellie, Kassie Malam as Snow White, Jessica Fay Long as The...

Traffic officers helping to keep staycation traffic moving on key holiday route

With holiday destinations in Cornwall hotter than the temperatures this summer Highways England is pulling out all the stops to keep staycation traffic moving on the A30.

Highways England traffic officers have been drafted in to patrol key sections of the A30 in Cornwall and Devon during the busy summer months, and are on hand to deal with everything from live lane breakdowns and road...

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