Insights

New team appointments at KOR Communications

Introducing our new colleagues

December is typically a time to reflect on the past year, and whilst 2020 has been very challenging for everyone, we are pleased to have welcomed three new members to our KOR team.

Two primary school children at their desks with digital tablet

Supporting young people in Exeter

KOR Communications has been pleased to donate funds to the Ted Wragg Trust’s initiative to provide a library of electronic devices for hundreds of primary school children in Exeter who have not had access to online learning from home.

Sending love from De Beauvoir across the globe

De Beauvoir resident 91-year-old Joan Miller has been featured on billboards, hoardings and bus shelters across the globe alongside her daughter Alison Hall, as part of an international campaign to share love and support.

How did the GESP vision crumble?

After more than four years, it looks as if the vision for a Greater Exeter Strategic Plan is dead in the water because at least one of the four partner councils involved has pulled the plug.

Fragrance Group appoints Midas to construct two new Devon hotels

The signing of contracts to build two new hotels in Paignton marks the latest stage in the Fragrance Group’s multi-million-pound investment in Torbay. The contracts, signed with Midas Construction, are to develop the sites of the former Park Hotel and Lighthouse club.

horse riders on the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths

Horse riding in harmony with the heaths

Devon horse riders have joined forces with conservationists to encourage fellow equestrians to be more aware of nature, wildlife and people when they visit one of Britain’s rare, protected lowland heathlands near Exeter.

New Managing Director for Cavanna Homes

The largest South West-based independent homebuilder, Cavanna Homes, has appointed Keith Miller as its Managing Director to lead the company to its 100th anniversary and beyond.

children watching a tool demonstration at Countryside Days for Schools, Englefield Estate

Estate transformed into classroom

For many years, Englefield Estate has served as an outdoor classroom to inspire countless school children about what it takes to run a modern rural estate.

Dr Sally Basker, CEO of Exeter Science Park

Exeter Science Park appoints CEO

The Board of Exeter Science Park has announced the appointment of Dr Sally Basker as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Dr Basker will take up the new role on 3rd April.

Launch of Step In Step Up campaign for KIER

Stepping-in to support the launch of 24 new careers

This morning, on the site of the tallest building in Plymouth and over a cup of builder’s tea and a bacon roll, the KOR team co-ordinated the launch of Step in Step up – a 12 month project to fast-track 24 “career changers” into key posts in the South West’s booming construction industry.