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Go Ape at Haldon this half term

Authored by Marc Astley

Go Ape Haldon is encouraging families to live life more adventurously this February half-term, with a range of memory-making activities to keep the whole tribe entertained.

Make the first school holiday of the year stand out from the crowd, with fun family time that brings out everyone’s inner adventurer. The famous Treetop Challenge and Treetop Adventure promise high octane fun for...

Football comes to Exeter Racecourse

Authored by Mike Page

Football comes to the races on Tuesday, January 14 when Exeter Racecourse teams up with Exeter City Football Club for a day out on Haldon Hill.

Season ticket holders for the club, known as the Grecians, are being offered free entry, while in the hospitality boxes will be supporters who will be able to meet first-team players.

General manager Jack Parkinson said: “It’s the...