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NHS opens online Covid-19 vaccination bookings for 12-15-year-olds

Parents will be able to book covid-19 vaccinations online for their 12-15 year old children from the end of today (Friday) with appointments available as soon as tomorrow, the NHS has announced.

People will be able to go online and check the National Booking Service to see if their local site has appointments to vaccinate children and young people, as the NHS covid-19 vaccination...

Confused about booster jabs and flu vaccines? Here’s what you need to know

People in Devon are reminded to get their COVID and flu vaccinations to give themselves the best possible protection against these deadly illnesses this winter.

The COVID jab does not protect against flu so it is vital to have both vaccinations to reduce your chances of becoming unwell and needing hospital treatment. Getting vaccinated helps you and the NHS, which is already facing...

Redrow The Bookery

Redrow partner with The Bookery to provide child reading opportunities

National housebuilder Redrow is proud to announce its recent sponsorship of community owned bookshop, The Bookery .

The Bookery is an Exeter based, community owned bookshop run by a passionate team dedicated to changing lives through the power of books. The bookshop hosts a range of events and actively pioneers programmes that support literacy, community well-being and access to...

It’s not too late to have your Covid-19 vaccine first or second dose

People in Devon are being reminded it’s not too late to get their first or second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Having both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and others from Covid-19 and the potential long term effects. After the second dose your chances of developing Long Covid halve; according to a study by King’s College London . It also...

New report gives insights into South West tech and how brands can tackle challenges facing the sector

Leaders of tech brands across the South West are facing key challenges as they strive to achieve sustained growth, according to a new regional report.

Specialist tech and infrastructure marketing agency Astley Media has released its Tech Leaders’ Brand Insights report for 2021 which reveals what the region’s tech leaders are doing to evolve their brands and marketing.

In-depth...

Where can I have my second Astra Zeneca dose?

People across Devon are being reminded it’s not too late to have the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

More than thirteen thousand people across Devon are not fully vaccinated more than twelve weeks after their first dose. They include over seven and a half thousand people who initially had a first dose of the Astra Zeneca vaccine.

A study funded by Public Health England...

Saxon Brook Development

Redrow South West wins BALI architecture award for its Saxon Brook development

The landscaping team, Tony Benger who are behind the latest phase of the Redrow Southwest development Saxon Brook, this week won a BALI (British Association of Landscape Industries) Award for its work there.

The Exeter project, located in Pinhoe features three and four bedroom arts and crafts era-inspired homes, won the Best Soft Landscaping Construction prize. Prize winning projects...

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall will appear in October

Back for 2021 - a new chapter for ExeLitFest

Momentum is building for a three-day literary event in Exeter later this year after a hiatus because of the pandemic. Last year’s Exeter Literary Festival sadly had to be shelved, but now ExeLitFest (as it’s known for short) is delighted to unveil this year’s programme and open the Box Office.

If you love reading or writing, it’s time to bookmark these dates in your diary - 5th to 7th...

How the animation will look at Exeter Phoenix

Spotlight on Care projection

Over two consecutive nights (21st - 22nd October, 6.15 pm - 10.15 pm) a large, hand-drawn animation of a Devon carer and her son will be projected onto the Exeter Phoenix Building as part of a collaborative project to celebrate the millions of unpaid carers who work around the clock looking after their friends and family at home. Research shows their role has been made even harder by the closure of support services during the COVID crisis.

Spotlight on Care is an emotive contemporary art project inspired by a collaboration between Exeter-based illustrator-animator Leo Jamelli and...

Dates announced for Devon County Show 2022

The Devon County Agricultural Association is delighted to announce that the 2022 Devon County Show will take place on Thursday 30th June, Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd July.

The event traditionally runs during the third week of May, but along with other shows was cancelled in 2020.

In 2021, the Show was delayed to July and was one of the few three-day agricultural shows to go...

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