Judi Spiers

Another Stirring Success for local adoption charity

The festive season kicked off on Stir Up Sunday on a Saturday this year for local charity Families for Children. Over 30 adopted children were invited to ‘stir up’ some Christmas puddings with charity Patrons, Michael Caines MBE and Judi Spiers.

Stir Up Sunday is traditionally the day for everyone in the family to take a turn at stirring the Christmas pudding, whilst making a wish....

Judi Spiers officially opens new Social Enterprise Charity Shop in City-centre

Popular presenter and broadcaster Judi Spiers opened the latest new social enterprise charity shop for WESC Foundation in an official ribbon cutting ceremony at Sidwell Street, Exeter.

WESC Foundation (WESC), a school and college for children, young people and adults with sight loss is a specialist centre for Visual Impairment. The charity’s aim is to provide education and care for...

Charity ambassadors come together for first time with an official tour

Broadcaster Judi Spiers, two-star Michelin Chef Michael Caines MBE and Business Consultant Chris Lorimer were welcomed by staff at WESC Foundation, a school and college for young people and adults with visual impairment. The three newly appointed Ambassadors for WESC Foundation came together for the first time, with an official tour of the charity’s facilities to learn more about the services...

It's raining fashion at the Met Office

WESC Foundation, a school and college for children, young people and adults with sight loss, is a specialist centre for Visual Impairment. The Exeter-based charity held a sell-out fashion show fundraiser hosted at the Met Office sponsored by ITEC Connect. More than 150 guests descended on the Met Office before being whisked off in chauffer driven limousines courtesy of Mercedes-Benz Exeter to...

WESC Foundation Fashion Show 2015 @ The Met Office

WESC Foundation Fashion Show @ The Met Office brought to you by John Lewis and Exeter College supported by ITEC Compère: Judi Spiers Date: Thursday, 22nd October 2015 Time: 6:30 -9:30pm Venue: Met Office, Fitzroy Road, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3PB, United Kingdom Tel: 01392 454200 To reserve your ticket: RSVP: jduckham@wescfoundation.org.uk Website: www.wescfoundation.ac.uk Tickets: £10

Join WESC Foundation, the school and college for young people and adults with sight-loss and specialist centre for visual impairment, at their annual Fashion Show. For the first time being held at the Met...

Judi social media revolution grows

A social media revolution is growing over the decision by BBC Radio Devon boss Mark Grinnell to axe the Judi Spiers show.

Hundreds of people have taken to Twitter and Facebook to express their anger and dismay.

A Facebook post announcing Judi’s last show this morning had received more than 100 comments in just over an hour meanwhile, a statement made online by Mr Grinnell...

BBC boss breaks silence of Judi

BBC Radio Devon managing editor Mark Grinnell has finally broken his silence about the decision to sack popular presenter Judi Spiers.

After four days of saying nothing he has published a formal statement via the station’s Facebook page.

It said the following:

“Thank you to all who have posted messages about the Judi Spiers Show on BBC Radio Devon.

“As Managing...

Chaos at the BBC after Judi announcement

BBC bosses were completely unprepared for the backlash from listeners after it was revealed that Judi Spiers had been axed from her BBC Radio Devon mid-morning slot.

An insider has been telling the Daily about the scenes of chaos which ensued following the announcement shorty after 10am on Monday.

It has been revealed that:

• Extra staff had to be drafted in to handle...

Fitz to take over Judi's show

David Fitzgerald is to take over the presenting slot currently occupied by Judi Spiers.

Fitz and his Producer Monica Ellis will be moving to the Mid-Morning Show on BBC Radio Devon from Monday 6 July.

The BBC also announced this afternoon that Pippa Quelch will be the new voice of Drive Time.

Pippa, who was born and grew up in Devon, will present a mixture of news,...

Is Fitz set for Judi's job?

BBC Radio Devon afternoon presenter David Fitzgerald is poised to take over from soon-to-be-axed Judi Spiers, the Daily understands.

According to sources, some staff were told of the planned appointment this afternoon.

It had been thought that another of the station’s casualties, Matt Woodley, would be taking the slot.

David, like Judi, is not a BBC employee and...