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Skypark in Exeter secures lease with Stovax and Gazco, the UK’s largest stove and fireplace manufacturer

St. Modwen and Devon County Council have secured a 15-year lease with Stovax Heating Group Ltd – trading as Stovax & Gazco – to occupy a manufacturing unit at the Skypark development in Exeter

Posted on: 1 December 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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New £3.45m programme to boost skills of care and health workers

The funding will be used to support over 1,200 health and care staff to access higher level jobs in areas such as social work or nursing

Posted on: 1 December 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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VideoEnterprise Centre nearing completion

Work on the Enterprise Centre on the outskirts of Barnstaple is nearing completion and it is on course to open at the start of next year

Posted on: 1 December 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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One young man’s journey raised money for Hospice UK

Here’s a story written by one of the young people we work with. He’s done something that he’s very proud of, just as we are of him! ‘I am writing this article to share my story about an important personaaa

Posted on: 30 November 2020

Kieran doesn’t think he’s a carer because Sue is his Mum

Kieran* has been caring for his mother since he was a small child. She has complex mental health problems, including depression and anxiety, and needs a lot of emotional support as well as help with cooking, cleaning, paying bills. Aaaa

Posted on: 30 November 2020
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Time is running out – businesses urged to sign up to ‘prepare for Brexit’ webinar

The webinar will offer practical guides on a range of issues including the new UKCA quality mark and food labelling changes

Posted on: 30 November 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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VideoTier 2 will give the best chance to see cases continue to fall

Steve Brown, Devon’s Director of Public Health Devon (Designate) said this week that going into Tier 2 will give the best chance for us to see cases continue to fall.

Posted on: 27 November 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Consultation on possible temporary layouts in Queen Street, Exeter

Devon County Council has today launched an online public consultation on proposed options for emergency road layouts on Queen Street in Exeter

Posted on: 26 November 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon reactions to today’s tier 2 announcement from the government

The Leader of Devon County Council and Chair of the county’s Local Outbreak Engagement Board, Cllr John Hart said in response to today’s announcement about the new tier structure: “Devon has done well so far in keeping case numbers relativelyaaa

Posted on: 26 November 2020
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Mindfulness Challenge receives amazing response

More than 5,000 people took part in Learn Devon’s five-day Mindfulness Challenge to help people to look after their mental health and wellbeing during lockdown

Posted on: 26 November 2020 | Posted in: Education
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