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  1. Your guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend

    Your essential guide to What’s On in and around Exeter this weekend (18-20 August). THEATRE Sidmouth Play FestivalFriday & Saturday, 8pm, Manor Pavilion Theatre, Sidmouth Relative Values by Noel Coward. Tickets: adults £17/£16, under 16s £8. Box office: 01395 514 413. www.manorpavilion.com Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour ** SOLD OUT **Saturday, Exeter Corn Exchange A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his …
  2. Lush to open new store in Exeter

    Handmade cosmetic brand Lush is opening a new store in Princesshay Exeter, due to launch this autumn. The new, larger premises on Eastgate in Princesshay will replace its smaller unit on Exeter High Street and will be located alongside NEXT and Carphone Warehouse. From bath bombs to face masks, Lush is a popular British brand which started out in Poole, Dorset. Its decision to move into bigger premises reflects the popularity of its products and service in Exeter’s retail market. Anna W…
  3. Exeter Mathematics School students achieve among best A-level results in country

    Students at a unique South West sixth form for mathematicians have once again scored some of the best A-level results in the country. A total of 13 per cent of students at the Exeter Mathematics School will attend Oxford or Cambridge universities to study for degrees in science, technology or mathematics subjects, including mathematics, artificial intelligence, physics, engineering and geophysics. A total of 59 per cent of examinations taken by teenagers at the school, which is sponsored…
  4. Changes to traffic management layout on Bridge Road

    Traffic management arrangements on Bridge Road will be changed tonight (Thursday 17 August). Motorists heading outbound from Countess Wear Roundabout towards Matford Roundabout will be able to travel over the Swing Bridge again from around 8pm. There will be no need to close the road while changes are made. The new traffic layout will enable room for site staff to work safely on the central island. This will involve the installation of kerbs, tactile paving, lighting columns, signs and…
  5. Exeter College celebrates best ever academic results

    Today Exeter College is celebrating the achievement of exceptional A Level results, with this year’s students setting a new college record for achieving the very highest grades.   A record number of the top grades (A*, A, B) have been awarded to students at the college, with an incredible number - 57% achieving the very highest levels of achievement. In July, the college’s International Baccalaureate (IB) students celebrated a 100% pass rate with an average score of 34 points, some way abov…
  6. Exeter School celebrates excellent A Level results

    As Exeter School commemorates its 20th year of full co-education, it is celebrating a set of excellent A Level results, with a 100% pass rate. Thirty-nine pupils scored three or more A* or A grades, with 23% of all results at A*. 61% of all grades were A* or A, with 91% at A*, A or B. Head Boy George Milner scooped four A*s, securing his offer to read Medicine at Emmanuel College, Cambridge. George was selected for the U17 Junior Hockey Regional Performance Centre and played for the school…
  7. The Maynard achieves outstanding A-level results

    With a remarkable 64% of students attaining  A*-A grades and 83% gaining A*-B in the new format A-levels 2017, The Maynard School in Exeter has certainly proven itself as one of the leading girls’ schools in the entire country. “I am a very proud and happy headmistress,” said Sarah Dunn. “After two years of exceptional hard work, I am thrilled for all of our students to have gained such amazing results. “Over a third of our students achieved straight A*s and As which is an incredible achiev…
  8. Corks out for Cancer girls plan fizzy Friday fundraiser

    A group of friends with a fancy for Friday fizz have got together to arrange a bubbly charity fundraiser in Exeter. Corks out for Cancer on Friday September 1st at Exeter Castle is a twist on the craze for kick starting the weekend with a glass or two of something sparkly. It’s the idea of Sarah Hughes, Jo George, Sam Robertson-Greenwood and Juliet Phillips-Barry – linked by a love of sparkling wine and all touched by cancer. “We wanted to raise money based around something we all enjoy. I …
  9. Law firm scores a hole in one with unique event

    EXETER legal firm Cartridges Law gave a boost to the city’s Boat Shed project with an unusual networking event – the guests were able to test their skills on a mini golf course. The company, long-term supporters of The Bike Shed, has now thrown its weight behind The Boat Shed: a project to build a creative space for theatre, music, performers, artists, designers and makers on the Quay. Guests heard about the visionary project from The Bike Shed’s Director David Lockwood and were invited to …
  10. First ever post 16 A level and Diploma results reward student endeavour at South Devon UTC

    ​South Devon University Technical College is bolstering its reputation as a prudent choice for students and parents seeking an innovative approach to their technical education, with its first set of post 16 results since the college was opened in 2015. There is much to celebrate with 90% of the students taking either Engineering or Science courses gaining distinctions in their diplomas.  Alongside this, students have gained good grades in Mathematics and Science A levels to support these qu…
  11. Police appeal after thieves get away with cash and clothes from Exmouth home

    Police in Exmouth are seeking information after cash and clothes were taken from an Exmouth home on Tuesday 15 August. The offender/s got inside the building on Church Road sometime between 11.30am and 3pm when the victim was out of the house. After an untidy search of the premises, they made off with around £600 cash and several items including a pair of black lace up Firetrap shoes at size 11 and a pair of AKG bud type ear phones in black. Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen …
  12. Why you should think about starting a business around the time you potty train your toddler

    Starting a business while you juggle the demands of your toddler  may not seem like good timing, but consider this ... You have a toddler running around, let's say their age is somewhere around the 2.5 year mark. Its probably time to potty train, you can't avoid it for much longer. And if you are crazy like me you will also have a 1 year old crawling around adding to the chaos. Given that childcare costs for 2 kids easily adds up to £100 per day, you and your partner will most likely have m…
  13. Article 50 Set to Have a Positive Impact on the UK Film Industry

    There is no doubt that Brexit has already had a significant effect on the UK economy, despite the fact very little in the way of serious negotiations have taken place. Ever since the UK voted to leave the EU last summer, the government has been plunged into one political disaster after another. Meanwhile, the UK economy continues to move forward and in some industries flourish. Article 50 was triggered on the 29th March, so the UK has until April 2019 to negotiate a settlement package.…
  14. New street art improves look of community hub

    Three former offenders have helped to brighten up a previously dull car park at a community hub in Exeter. The group, who are all being supported by Dorset, Devon and Cornwall Community Rehabilitation Company (DDC CRC) as part of their sentences, have taken part in a street art course as they look to pick up new skills. They are helping to transform the old car park at Wat Tyler House community hub on King William Street into a ‘paradise’ garden area and have spray painted pink flamingos o…
  15. £1,000 donated to help children with cancer

    Children who are treated for cancer at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital are set to enjoy a variety of new toys for their outdoor play area thanks to a £1,000 donation from the St George’s Masonic Lodge in Exeter. The donation has been made by the Lodge in memory Jennie Wortham who spent six years under the care of the Paediatric Oncology Team on Bramble Ward before she died of neuroblastoma in November 1997. As past Master of St George’s Lodge, Jennie’s father David decided that he would…
  16. The Creative Marketing Agency creates strong business

    Increasing its turnover by a staggering 71% in less than a year is allowing The Creative Marketing Agency to expand staff numbers and increase its premises to include offices in Torbay – alongside its existing presence at Plymouth Science Park. The company’s Founder and Director, Michelle Roberts, puts her remarkable success in increasing her turnover rates down to the incredible work of Steve Gaskell. He is the South’s West’s ActionCOACH – a business dedicated to delivering ‘proven results…