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Take off for all important Exeter-Newcastle route as Loganair restores lost Flybe service

Authored by Mary

The first service between Exeter and Newcastle took off for the first time today, as Loganair brings back connectivity between the two cities for business and leisure.

Operated using a 49-seat Embraer 145 regional jet, the service will see twice-weekly flights on Monday and Friday throughout winter with lead in fares of £54.99 each way.

The winter timetable has departures...

flu vaccination

Innovative medical practice works in collaboration with Exeter City Council & Stagecoach to ensure flu vaccinations are delivered safely

Authored by Glen King Pr

St Thomas Medical Group (STMG) consisting of St Thomas Health Centre, Exwick Heath Centre, and Pathfinder Village Surgery, has teamed up with Exeter City Council and Stagecoach South West to provide a creative and innovative solution to safeguard their patients who are eligible for flu vaccinations; which is believed to be the first of its kind in Devon.

Established in 1969, STMG has...

2020 Food Drink Devon Awards

Food Drink Devon Launch Alternative Awards Scheme 2020

Authored by Mary

One of the UK’s biggest county competitions celebrating local food and drink has been forced to undergo changes this year for obvious reasons - but in the fertile and highly productive county of Devon, it remains the case that “the show must go on”.

The county’s producers, hospitality and catering businesses and speciality retailers have now been given the deadline of the end of this...

Tour of Britain

Devon unveil Sherford to Exeter route for Tour of Britain

Authored by Mary

Devon County Council and organisers of the Tour of Britain have today (Monday 7 September) announced more details of the Devon stage of the race to mark one year to go until Britain’s biggest professional cycle race returns to the county.

Devon will host Stage Two of the 2021 Tour of Britain on Monday 6 September with a 185 kilometre (115 mile) route between Sherford and Exeter, the...

New Falcon bus routes announced

Authored by Mary

The people of Wellington will soon be able to travel further afield as well as reach their destination in both comfort and style. From September 13, Stagecoach's coach service - the South West Falcon - will be serving two new stops in Wellington.

The Falcon is an innovative interurban coach service connecting Plymouth, Exeter, Cullompton and Taunton with Bristol Airport and Bristol...

New McDonald's opening in Exeter

Authored by Mary

A brand-new McDonald’s restaurant will open adjacent to Exeter Racecourse, following significant investment from local franchisee David Shawyer. With the addition of this restaurant, David will now own four restaurants across Devon including the McDonald’s restaurants at Marsh Barton and on Exeter High Street. The restaurant will open on 26th August and create over 120 new jobs for the local...

Postcode  Neighbourhood Trust

Good causes impacted by COVID-19 urged to apply for share of £4m funding pot

Authored by Mary

Organisations can apply to Postcode Neighbourhood Trust for grants between £500 and £20,000 from now until Wednesday 19th August, when applications will close.

The funding boost is available thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery .

Local charities and good causes impacted by COVID-19 are being urged to apply for up to £20,000 in funding.

Groups looking to...

Harnessing technology for success

Authored by Timewade

Research is underway to understand how effective SMEs in the South West have been at using technology during the pandemic.

Exeter-based IT and support company, Timewade are running an online survey to understand successes and challenges, to feed back to the business community.

Already, some of the initial findings are providing invaluable insight, with just 16% saying their...

Larks Live

Larks Live launches virtual cookery classes hosted by expert chefs

Authored by Mary

Larks Live , a new virtual cookery platform has launched, bringing revered chefs, bakers, wine experts and food and drink producers directly into everyone’s kitchens through live, interactive online classes.

Whether participants are looking to learn basic cookery skills, expand their repertoire of daily family meals, or learn how to recreate showstopping dishes to impress friends and...

Cash Converters is on the lookout for lockdown heroes

Authored by News Desk

Leading pre-owned goods retailer, Cash Converters wants to give back to members of the community who have gone above and beyond to support others during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Following the lifting of the UK-wide lockdown, the retailer wants to recognise people who have worked to make the lives of others better during this challenging time.

Cash Converters is encouraging...

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