Richard Chappell Dance returns to Exeter Northcott with UPLIFT

This spring Richard Chappell Dance ’s UK tour continues with a new mixed bill, UPLIFT , a specially curated evening of transformative dance from some of the brightest young choreographers and performers from South West England and Wales, at Exeter Northcott on Friday 3 June.

The centre piece of the evening will be a moving extract from Richard Chappell Dance ’s seminal work, Silence...

Heat network projects awarded funding to reduce waste and create energy

Heat networks that will use Energy from Waste to be developed in East Devon and London with support of funding awarded through the Government’s Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP).

Over £250 million of funding has been awarded to heat network schemes under the Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) since it opened its doors to applicants in 2018. The total Capex of schemes...

Have your say on business development proposals on land near Exeter Airport

A consultation is now underway by East Devon District Council on a planning document known as a Local Development Order (LDO) for a site off Long Lane, opposite the Future Skills Centre near Exeter Airport.

The LDO makes the planning process simpler and therefore quicker, easier and cheaper for developers to bring forward high quality schemes and buildings that will provide new...

New Westbank Trustee James Wood  (photo courtesy of Stewarts Law)

Lawyer James Wood joins Westbank’s Board of Trustees to further the charity’s commercial interests

Devon-wide health and well-being charity Westbank Community Health and Care is delighted to welcome personal injury lawyer James Wood as its newest Trustee. His appointment was confirmed on Wednesday, 27th April.

James, who’s a paraplegic following a motorcycle accident as a young man, lives in Exeter and is a former Managing Director of a unique legal service called Aspire Law. Set up...

Beloved daughter remembered at Brain Tumour Research centre

Family and friends of a young woman lost to a brain tumour have visited a research centre where scientists are searching for a cure for the disease which took her life.

Mum Paula D’Souza from Exeter and dad Michael Bullous of Teigngrace, Newton Abbot, were invited to the Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence at the University of Plymouth on Wednesday (27 April) to place tiles on...

Can you help the West Country’s special cirl buntings this spring?

The RSPB are appealing for volunteers across Devon and Cornwall to help them carry out their annual Cirl Bunting Survey, between April-August of this year. People can register to take part in the survey on the Cirl Bunting Action Hub, visit: bit.ly/RSPBCirlHub

Here volunteers can select a 2km by 2km survey square local to their home on the RSPB’s map and plan a survey route through...

Devon health and well-being charity partners up with Exeter’s Great West Run

A charity that supports Devon residents in their quest for improved health and well-being has become an official partner to Exeter’s Great West Run for the first time. The 10km route and a half marathon through the heart of the city will take place on Sunday 22nd May 2022 .

Exminster-based Westbank Community Health and Care works with people of all ages across Devon to promote and...

South West tech support company opens new head office at Exeter’s Winslade Park

South West IT and tech support company, Timewade , have unveiled their new head office at Winslade Park near Exeter.

The new head office was officially unveiled at a launch event on Thursday April 7, where employees, clients and partner organisations, including Rain Nutrience, Nutri-Link, and Exmoor Trim, joined the celebrations.

Timewade work with SMEs across the region,...

The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2022  - jay storms up the charts and a glimmer of hope for greenfinch

House sparrow remains number one across the UK and in Devon but this year’s survey saw a big rise in the number of jays recorded and a glimmer of hope for the red-listed greenfinch

House sparrows held on the top spot, but the jay surprisingly flew nine places up the results from this year’s RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch.

Big Garden Birdwatch is the world’s largest wildlife survey and...

Food Glorious Food at Devon County Show 2022

Food, glorious food. There’s nothing quite like the Devon County Show for satisfying a food craving.

And plans for the food sections are already in full swing with so many bookings for 2022, they’re full to bursting point.

Devon County Show has always been a champion of small, local producers, who are just starting out, and helping to give them a foot on the ladder....