Thinking of You Week 21-27 September 2020

Thinking of You Week has been celebrated every September for the last 7 years. This year it is 21st-27th September 2020; and there has never been a more appropriate year to send a card, to keep in touch, send a hug, share a joke and say ‘thinking of you’. Sending handwritten cards generates positive feelings […]

Second Hand September 2020

Led by Oxfam this campaign highlights the impact that fast fashion has on the environment, did you know that every year 336,000 tonnes of used clothing are sent to landfill? Are you taking part in #SecondHandSeptember this month? The Oxfam-organised campaign is championing the benefits of buying second-hand throughout the month of September. Exeter has […]

Do you know a lockdown hero?

Cash Converters is on the lookout for lockdown heroes Pre-owned goods retailer, Cash Converters, is urging people to nominate their “lockdown hero” to receive a reward for their work during the COVID-19 crisis Two winners will receive a £250 voucher each to spend in either the Plymouth or Exeter Cash Converter stores in recognition of […]

Street Eats – Princesshay

Times: Open 11am – 6pm daily and until 9pm on Thurs, Fri and Sat Location: Princesshay Square Brand new to Princesshay, welcome to our pop-up street food hub in the heart of the city. Eat out in the fresh air and sample world cuisine from a great mix of local street food operators. Now, grab […]

Support Local – Shop Local

”Small businesses are the beating heart of communities and town centres up and down the country, and they will be at the centre of the recovery” said Michelle Ovens of Small Business Saturday UK and we totally agree with her! Last week the Government promoted the #ShopLocalWeek campaign – and we were fully behind this […]

Place to Eat – John Lewis & Partners

REOPENING 26TH AUGUST! For fantastic food, amazing views and a fabulous family-friendly atmosphere, visit the John Lewis & Partners Exeter restaurant – The Place to Eat. Absolute priority for John Lewis & Partners is keeping you and their Partners safe. That’s why they’re taking great care to put comprehensive social distancing measures in place, so […]

Share Your Experiences with The Lockdown Blues

Share your experiences of loneliness and Covid-19 as part of a major new creative project. People in the South West can now share their experiences of the considerable isolating impact of the coronavirus pandemic, as part of a major new project designed to collect stories of loneliness and community. The Lockdown Blues is an online […]

Public Art on Fore Street Unveiled Marking a Milestone Anniversary

INCORPORATION OF WEAVERS, FULLERS AND SHEARMEN CELEBRATE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF GRANTING OF ROYAL CHARTER BY KING JAMES 1ST On 3rd August 1620 a sizeable crowd gathered in Fore Street, Exeter in front of Tuckers Hall to greet Thomas Shapcot who had journeyed from London on horseback bearing the Royal Charter granted by King James 1 […]

InExeter launches ‘Summer of Kindness’

A new campaign to support Exeter’s retailers and businesses in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown launches today. InExeter will be running the ‘Summer of Kindness’ campaign online and in stores across the city. Shops, food and drink outlets and other businesses will take part with special offers for customers, recommendations and competitions. Emily Gibbon, […]

InExeter Civic Pride campaign: Boyces Nursery, Fruit Farm & Manstree Vineyard

Walking around Exeter you cannot miss the beautiful array of hanging baskets and planters lining the streets. With Ornamental Grasses, Heucheras and Lilies taking centre stage throughout the city centre, InExeter thought it was time to catch up with those enhancing the city one flower at a time. Owners of Boyces Nursery, Fruit Farm & […]