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 […]
FOLLOWING Exeter University Boxing Club’s first varsity of the year in November, the ring returned to The Lemon Grove on Friday 16 February. With three EUBC men taking to the canvas — alongside several bouts from nearby amateur clubs — the night was another success as the punters were treated to an action-packed night of […]
It’s a day that comes around ever year, daunting not only to the singletons out there, but also to the couples who have to attempt to orchestrate the perfect date. Striking the balance between romance and practicality in our little Exeter can be tricky, so here are some suggestions for a victorious Valentine’s date… First […]