Increase in demand for emergency services sees NHS Devon and Cornwall under significant pressure Pressure has been mounting on health services in Devon and Cornwall due to Covid related troubles. There has been a rise in patients admitted with Covid, more demand for emergency treatments, ambulances and GP appointments, and a difficulty in providing care […]
Registrar email reveals that while cases remain low from the university, students should remain vigilant Due to the continued rise in cases in Devon and Cornwall, the university is advising that students and colleagues remain vigilant in taking the necessary precautions. However, they highlight that cases related to the university remain low with 18-20% of […]
Devon and Cornwall full to capacity, say police The South West of England has faced an influx of tourists since lockdown was lifted. Now, Devon and Cornwall are ‘full to capacity’ with the emergency services struggling to cope. Since lockdown started, the British tourism sector has been hit hard, losing out on millions of pounds. […]
Over 100,000 furloughed in Devon One-third of Devon’s workforce was furloughed at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, equating to more than 100,000 people. 105,400 people in Devon were furloughed – 32 per cent of its workforce. These figures were delivered by Simon Chant, Public Health Specialist, as part of a presentation about the response […]
Online Editor, Maddie Baker, speaks to Maia Thomas, a Politics student at Exeter and the co-organiser of the Black Lives Matter Protest in Exeter – discussing the protest itself and her experiences.
Devon Air Ambulance grounded during COVID-19 pandemic Devon Air Ambulance have taken the decision to ground their helicopters to prevent the spread of COVID-19, stating that the risk to both patients and medics was too great. This is due to insufficient space in aircrafts preventing workers and patients from keeping the recommended two metre distance […]
CW: Sexual Assault A 31-year-old man has been charged with an alleged rape near Lafrowda. He has also been charged with a second sex assault in the city. Gheorge Mihai Bertlef has been charged with rape and attempted rape on St. German’s Road, following a report of a serious sexual assault near the University on […]
Elinor Jones reviews Metronomy’s latest single.
England may have fallen at the final hurdle after their defeat to Croatia in the World Cup, but that hasn’t stopped football fever from coming to Exeter, as a series of events were held, and continue to be held, all across the city. Exeter City Football Club has been opening its doors to football fans […]
The King Billy pub on Longbrook Street, which had built up a loyal following over the years, closed its doors on Tuesday 10th July. The pub, which was often referred to by locals as ‘the zoo’, was often regarded by Exeter students as an out-and-out ‘locals pub.’ Regulars packed into the octagonal shaped pub for […]