Monthly Archives: July 2019

#FinditinExeter with FabLab

Did you know that if you venture into Exeter Library you will also discover the city’s FabLab? FabLab Exeter is a small-scale workshop offering digital fabrication – the very first to open in a UK public library! For this week’s #FinditinExeter we caught up with Marcus, FabLab Exeter’s Digital Making Tutor, to find out more […]

Team Michelmores conquers the National Three Peaks Challenge

  25th July – A team of 30 Michelmores staff together with two representatives from The Amber Foundation have completed the National Three Peaks Challenge, beating their fundraising target of £8,500.   Starting on 11 July, the team conquered Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in England, and Snowdon in Wales, in less than 24 […]

INDEPENDENT ESTATE AGENCY CELEBRATES 135 YEARS IN BUSINESS!

Established in Exeter in 1884, local property experts and chartered surveyors, Whitton & Laing celebrated their 135th anniversary with an official event held at The Stand Off, located in Longbrook Street.  Partners and staff welcomed over 100 guests, made up of clients, fellow professionals, consultants and friends of the business who enjoyed an evening of […]

Summer Holiday Round Up InExeter

The countdown is on, school is oh so nearly out for summer! If you’re still wondering how to entertain the kids over the holiday period, then head to Exeter where a whole host of family-friendly activities are waiting to be discovered. The city is also open till 7pm every Thursday evening, so why not come […]

Exeter College Celebrates Success of Careers Learning Pilot for Accountancy Students

Exeter College is celebrating the success of a group of accountancy students – who have been able to study with the college on a free ‘fast-track’ course. Four students have taken part in the Accountancy Career Pilot scheme, studying for their AAT Level 3 Fast Track Advanced Diploma in Accounting. Under the initiative, students have […]

INEXETER VISITS: Men In Sheds

Our Charity of the Month is Age UK Exeter’s Men in Sheds project whose shop is situated on Paris Street.  The Men in Sheds emporium has a huge range of quality second-hand tools and garden equipment that has been donated by the public and renovated by the volunteers involved the project. This is done alongside […]

Survey Shows Local Businesses Benefitting from Apprenticeship Scheme

A recent survey has found that 98% of businesses have reported a positive experience with their Exeter College apprentices, with 95% believing their involvement with apprentices has positively impacted their business.   The College’s good news, coupled with statistics that place the city of Exeter ahead for apprenticeship starts nationally, highlights the success of work-based […]

Become a Summer Explorer this holiday at RAMM

Summer Explorers is back at Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM)! The popular programme of family activities returns for a second year. Once again adventurous young visitors will have the opportunity to rise through the ranks of the Summer Explorers’ club, having fun and taking part in a diverse range of family […]

#FinditinExeter with The Lost Hair Company

Summer has most definitely arrived, so whether it’s a week-long holiday, sunny wedding or garden party that’s on your agenda, surely having great hair to match those great plans is a must? For this week’s #FinditinExeter we visited Mark, owner of The Lost Hair Company, to find out all about his relaxing city-centre hair salon […]