Exeter

When Exeter fought the Conqueror

Everyone remembers 1066. It’s a date even now etched in most people’s memory. The Norman Conquest still resonates down the centuries because it heralded a dramatic change of culture and history for these islands …

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Lights out in Exeter

As a cost-cutting measure, Devon County Council will be switching off street lights in the Alphington area of Exeter from 12.30 am to 5.30 am each night. The new regime will come into force on April 1st

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Gloss Art Exeter

A new exhibition at the amazing Gloss Art in Exeter, labelled Exeter Open Studios 2014 is set for Friday 28 March to Sunday 30th. The launch is on the Thursday prior to the opening.

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Rugby World Cup fever in Exeter

Exeter will receive a massive economic boost from hosting three matches in next summer’s Rugby World Cup. The games will be played at Sandy Park, home to the Exeter Chiefs, now a high flying first division club.

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West Country drowned by floods

The Prime Minister visited Devon and turned up at Buckfastleigh for a photo call. Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, spent time in Exeter, where at least two reporter-led BBC outside-broadcast teams were based for the whole weekend.

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Black swan returns to Exeter

After what seems to have been a summer holiday away from the Quay area of the River Exe, the lone black swan has returned …

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Exeter top university

This is a significant achievement for Exeter, bringing the highest quality education to the Devon-Cornwall peninsula for the first time. Further East, Bristol will have to up its game. …

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Exeter is University of the Year

Exeter University has been voted nationwide University of the Year in the prestigious Sunday Times list. The main criterion was student experience, but the college also took third place for the quality of its teaching. …

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Patrick Jones @ gloss-Art Exeter

Patrick Jones, one of England’s foremost and respected abstract painters. The exhibition brings together a collection of works from the last three decades and includes Jones’ signature large-scale canvases …

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Pickles delivers the goods

We who live at the pointy end of the Westcountry peninsula were often put out that the administrative centre for the artificial region was situated in Bristol, not in Exeter and Truro.

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