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Devon Winners of the Queens Award for Enterprise 2022

Devon Winners of the Queens Award for Enterprise 2022

We are so proud to announce the 5 Devon winners of the award this year.  These are: Artemis Optical Ltd in the category International Trade Artemis Optical Limited is based in Plympton, and started trading in 1952.  It is a world renowned company with almost 70 years’...

Learn more about the Queens Award for Enterprise for your business

Learn more about the Queens Award for Enterprise for your business

  An event is to be held, kindly hosted by Tunstyle Designs, for businesses in Northern Devon to learn more about the Queen’s Award for Enterprise. 4.30pm – 5.30pm 5th May 2022 at Turnstyle Designs, Roundswell The event will discuss with businesses whether they...

Exeter Charity Tree Planting for the Jubilee

Exeter Charity Tree Planting for the Jubilee

Local charity, Exeter Homes Trust, celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this week by taking part in The Queen’s Green Canopy initiative and unveiling a commemorative plaque at one of the Almshouse properties.Exeter Homes Trust, formerly known as The Exeter...

Devon is getting planting!

Devon is getting planting!

Yet more trees were planted in Devon this time in Wembury today. Deputy Lieutenant Steve Pearce joined Graham Burton from the Woodland Trust, Cllr John Bennett from Wembury Parish Council, who own and manage the park and 22 volunteers to plant 175 broadleaf whips, as...

Filham Park Tree Planting for The Queens Platinum Jubilee

Filham Park Tree Planting for The Queens Platinum Jubilee

Deputy Lieutenant Jake Moores joined ParkLife South West, Cllr Sara Hladkij the Mayor of Ivybridge and Cllr Roger Croad Devon County Council to plant 600 trees at Filham Park under the supervision of ParkLife SW and The Woodland Trust. The planting was being carried...

Innovation at Packexe Ltd

Innovation at Packexe Ltd

HM Lord-Lieutenant visited Packexe Ltd to present the team with the Queens Award for Enterprise, in the category of Innovation awarded for their time-critical glass management tool Packexe® SMASH.. We met with the team and were shown around the business, listening to...

Plant a tree for the Jubilee!

Plant a tree for the Jubilee!

 The planting of a variety of fruit tree saplings and other broad leaf trees in support of the QGC initiative. The trees are located in the Down Thomas recreation ground behind the community’s Silver Jubilee Hall. (King George V silver jubilee). An endless supply of...

HRH The Princess Royal visits NCI Torbay

HRH The Princess Royal visits NCI Torbay

The National Coastwatch Institution station at Torbay welcomed their Royal Patron, HRH The Princess Royal who visited the station on the 10th February. On arrival at Daddyhole Plain in Torquay, Her Royal Highness was received by the Deputy Lieutenant of Devon, Rear...

New 50p for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

New 50p for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Commemorative 50p for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee The Royal Mint has released a new commemorative 50p to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, which is the first 50p to celebrate a royal event Each coin in the Platinum Jubilee range, launching in 2022, will...

Create a pudding for the Queen

Create a pudding for the Queen

  Fortnum & Mason has launched the nationwide competition to find a pudding to celebrate The Queen in her Platinum Jubilee year. The winning pudding will be an important part of the celebrations marking Her Majesty’s 70 years as Monarch. And the creator of...

Opening of the new 3G pitch at Devon FA

Opening of the new 3G pitch at Devon FA

After a trying few years getting the pitch funded and then built during a pandemic, it is now open and being used constantly by both local groups and for cup matches without the worry of events being rained off.  This wonderful facility at the Devon FA headquarters...

Challenge Trophy

Challenge Trophy

HM Lord-Lieutenant went along to the Tiverton Detachment of the Army Cadet Force to present them with the Revision Cadet Challenge Trophy. This is the 5th time they have been the winners!  They raised a significant amount for the ABF Soldiers Fund Charity who award...

New Years Honours for Devon

Today the announcement of the New Years Honours List has shown several residents of the County being recognised for their contributions. Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) Mr Adrian VINKEN OBE DL - For services to Theatre Officers of the Order of the...

New Years Honours – An Insight into a few of the Devon Recipients

Jill Diprose BEM is 76 years old and from Dawlish, Devon She is the Founder of Activities Interests Music Support . For services to Families of Children with Special Needs in Dawlish, Devon.  Having identified a lack of support for families of children with special...