A bus driver working the University Night Bus circular to campus was taken to hospital following an unprovoked attack on the high street in the early hours of Saturday morning.
A University of Exeter professor of Social Mobility is leading a research group in suggesting solutions for the South West’s GCSE and primary school attainment gaps.
Exeter councillors vote to apply for relocation of controversial Buller statue A review into the “continued appropriateness” of the 1905 Buller statue, located next to Exeter College, has prompted councillors in Exeter to vote for permission to relocate the “iconic” city statue. Any decision made on the statue’s relocation would be subject to planning permission […]
147,000 Eat Out to Help Out meals claimed in Exeter 147,000 meals were claimed in Exeter under the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out Scheme, saving diners a total of £662,000 in discount. The scheme, which ran every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3 August to 31 August, saved diners an average of £4.51 at […]
World’s oldest cat, who lived in Exeter, dies at the age of 31 Rubble, a Maine Coon cat believed to be the oldest in the world, has died at the age of 31 in his hometown of Exeter, Devon. The ginger and white feline, who was born in May 1988, passed away shortly before his […]
Hundreds attend Black Lives Matter protest and vigil in Exeter More than 1000 people attended the 6 June 2020 Black Lives Matter protest and vigil for George Floyd on the banks on the River Exe. The protest, named ‘Exeter Peaceful Protest Against Racism’, took place between 5pm and 7pm at Flowerpot Playing Fields. Many of […]
Devon & Cornwall police have become the latest UK force to begin to record gender-based hate crimes. Gender-based hate crimes are those motivated by hatred for a person based on their sex or gender. It is hoped that by gathering this data, the scale of the issue can be better understood, and that more effective […]
A Student Idea calling for the end to the recently-implemented iExeter Digital Check-in system passed with 89.6% of the 487 voters selecting a ‘yes’ option. This idea, ‘Stop iExeter Digital Checkin’, was ratified on Tuesday 30 October by Democracy and Governance Council and has been passed up to the Guild executive for action. The Student […]
Members of Exeter Food Fight have described being “infuriated” at Exeter Pride’s decision to remove their stall from Northernhay Gardens during the event on Saturday. However, Exeter Pride has claimed that Food Fight did not provide “health and safety details, complete risk assessments, food allergens or details of what they intended to sell or give […]
Harriet Stack, a third-year drama student, is cutting her hair and donating it to The Little Princess Trust. On her JustGiving Page, Hattie states: “I have always had long hair for as long as I can remember and have never thought about cutting it short. I am extremely lucky and, at times, have taken my […]