Photo by Peter Wendt on Unsplash The Regional Economic Multiplier Effect explains how £1 spent locally can boost the coffers of half a dozen businesses… I’m redefining EX10 based on my learning over the last 18 months living and working in East Devon … Continue reading Celebrating the Regional Economic Multiplier Effect…
Sidmouth is the most amazing place when the sun is shining but it can feel a little drab when the clouds open up… especially at night! Don’t get me wrong… I’d rather be in a rainy climate than watching palm … Continue reading Keeping dry at night for the rest of Sidmouth Folk Week
There’s a ton of fun stuff to do in East Devon this summer and here are just a few tasters… 4th August 2017 is the start of Sidmouth Folk Festival with visitors coming in from all over the world! The … Continue reading Fun stuff to do during your perfect holiday in East Devon this summer
The Sid Valley Neighbourhood Plan is a very important document that will determine how Sidmouth Town Council and East Devon District Council approach planning decisions in the Sid Valley over the next 20 years or so. ALL residents have a … Continue reading YOUR help is needed in gathering the opinions of young adults
Following up on the Devon Business Expo in Plymouth on Wednesday and came up with this email… BUT not everyone is on email! Just came across a couple of cards that simply had a Facebook page and a Twitter handle, … Continue reading Great to meet you at the Devon Expo Plymouth on Wednesday
Oli was one of the team behind Startup Britain and pinched the idea for Tenner, which has been used extensively by Young Enterprise, from a vicar… the Lord works in mysterious ways 😉 Like Minds is the inspiration of Drew … Continue reading Like Minds Business Breakfasts featuring Oli Barrett
It’s time to read and digest the information available on each of the East Devon General Election Candidates… It never ceases to amaze me how really poor most candidates are at giving good representation of themselves! In 2017 they should … Continue reading The #GE2017 is hanging on a cliff edge…
You’ll have probably heard of the 6Ps, well when you have just a few minutes to get it right, then you’d best prep… A few weeks back 373 Group tweeted out about an opportunity to pop over to BitPod and … Continue reading Prior Preparation Prevents Piss Poor Production
Did you know the guy who spotted the “kill switch” in WannaCry virus that is spreading panic in the hearts of IT Managers around the world, Marcus Hutchins, is from Ilfracombe… must be growing up in the Devon air that … Continue reading Makes you WannaCry, super tech saviour from Devon!
Helping you and your team find the right people to talk to is what I am all about. I find them and then commence a process of warming them up for a conversation with the right person at your organisation. … Continue reading Finding your perfect business prospect
The next networking meeting for business@breakfast in Exeter will be at the Mercure Southgate Hotel on Wednesday 3rd May. We will be meeting for some great networking and we will also be having a one on one session. If you … Continue reading Business @ Breakfast Networking Wed 3rd May, Exeter… are you registered yet?
Seagull Cottage is part of Stoneleigh Holiday Park, next door to the Donkey Sanctuary in the peaceful countryside which makes up part of East Devon’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a few minutes’ drive from regency town of Sidmouth … Continue reading Holiday Cottage (sleeps 4) near Donkey Sanctuary, East Devon
Started by a chap called John Parfitt Millen and his mates over 100 years ago, the children of Sidmouth have been enjoying hot cross buns most every Good Friday since… This year’s front runners Ethan & Harry had got up … Continue reading Thousands turned out on Good Friday for Sidmouth’s HOTTEST Tradition
Yesterday I posted an appeal for jokes on Facebook & LinkedIn as I was going to the “Pudding Club” and needed a few up my sleeve. I figured Facebook would land a few but didn’t hold out much hope for … Continue reading Need a laugh? Here are a few jokes…
What do you do to celebrate 52… bit of a non age, yep you’re getting older! On Wednesday 29th March we visited THE PIG at Combe… what a fantastic place, perfect for lifting your spirits on a special day in … Continue reading What a PIG turning 52!
What do you buy your baby sister for her birthday when she reaches almost a certain age? I guess you could buy her flowers? They generally go off in a week not like nature… but they show you care? You … Continue reading That Perfect Birthday Gift – well maybe 😉
Sidmouth Folk Festival 4th to 11th August 2017 will see Sidmouth’s population quadruple and I dare say the bearded population “sea” a very hairy 1000% increase! Phil Weaver, Sidmouth’s resident Cut Throat barber on Church Street enjoyed a number of … Continue reading A Hairy Addition to Sidmouth Folk Week #SidFestBEARD
Did you know, according to the latest published figures, the Ambulance Service received over 11 million emergency calls nationwide? Of those 3.5 million were immediately life threatening but only 1% were for a cardiac arrest where defibrillators (AED) would be … Continue reading Shocking News – Could oxygen saves more lives than defibrillators?