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Exeter Airport announces Exeter-Belfast City Airport route

Authored by Mary

Exeter Airport is to see the introduction of a service to Belfast City Airport from 28 August 2020 it was announced today.

Stobart Air, operator of Aer Lingus Regional, will base five ATR72-600 aircraft at Belfast City Airport.

The airline will operate up to 4 weekly return flights from Exeter Airport to Belfast City Airport this autumn with fares starting from £34.99 one...

Over £290,000 awarded to diverse-led arts organisations in the South West

Authored by News Desk

Arts Council England has today, Tuesday 21 January, announced that £294,210 of National Lottery funding will be invested into three diverse-led organisations in the South West. The organisations are being funded through the Arts Council’s Elevate programme, which was developed to enhance the diversity of the arts and cultural sector by strengthening the resilience of diverse-led organisations...

Plymstock Albion Oaks Colts train at Twickenham

Authored by Mary

A group of 30 of the club’s age-grade players had the opportunity to play on the famous hallowed turf thanks to Mitsubishi Motors Nationwide ‘Train at Twickenham’ competition.

Plymstock Albion Oaks junior players followed in the footsteps of some of the greatest names rugby has ever seen by walking out at the home of rugby and taking part in a training session designed to help drive...

England Rugby star discovers relative is among Somme Fallen

Authored by Mary

ENGLAND and Exeter Chiefs rugby star Jack Nowell has discovered that a family member was among the soldiers who fell on the first day of the battle of the Somme and who will be commemorated in an astonishing centenary project this summer.

The 19240 Shrouds of the Somme project aims to remember all 19,240 allied soldiers who died on 1st July 1916. Artist Rob Heard has created hand-...

Sponge UK one of top 50 most creative companies in England

Authored by Mary

Plymouth elearning business Sponge UK has been included on a list of the 50 most innovative and inventive creative companies in England.

The Creative England 50 (CE50) report, now in its second year, identifies and celebrates businesses and individuals from across the country producing creative content or products.

Sponge UK is among 50 creative companies selected by Creative...

Chief Dental Officer for England visits Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Sara Hurley, the new Chief Dental Officer for England, has visited Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and the Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise to see at first-hand how those two organisations are spearheading advances in dental education, research, community engagement and care.

Sara began her visit with the Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise and its role...

Arts Council England chief visits Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Darren Henley, the Chief Executive of Arts Council England, will be in Plymouth on 20 October visiting some of the City’s outstanding arts and cultural organisations.

During his trip Darren will visit Theatre Royal Plymouth, Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery, Ocean Studios and Outpost at Royal William Yard and Devonport Guildhall and Market Hall with RiO (The Real Ideas...

Join The Ramblers' Big Pathwatch

Authored by Mary

The Ramblers has launched the Big Pathwatch, the nation’s biggest ever footpath survey, following new research that reveals path problems in England, including the South West, are on the rise.

With more than 8,750 problems recorded on paths in the South West and more than 86,000 in England, the Ramblers fears this isn’t the full picture and that the scale of the problem is far bigger...

Crowdfunder launches Community Shares

Authored by News Desk

Crowdfunder, the UK’s No 1 crowdfunding platform, is set to revolutionise UK community funding as it launches its first community share offer in partnership with The Community Share Company.

The Community Shares Company has worked on some of the most-high profile British community share offers to date including Hastings Pier, the first ever UK charity to issue community shares....

Litter increase on our beaches

Authored by Mary

Piles of wet wipes are littering our beaches as more people choose to use moist cloths to remove make-up, replace traditional toilet paper and apply fake tan. According to the latest beach litter data collected by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) and published today in its Great British Beach Clean report, numbers of wet wipes found on beaches increased by over 50% in a single year!...

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