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Illegal tobacco worth almost £60,000 seized

In total 156,840 cigarettes (7,842 Packets of 20) and 36.25Kgs of hand rolling tobacco (725 x 50g pouches) were seized from retailers across the service area. 

Posted on: 21 July 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Devon preparing to welcome The Tour of Britain

A tough 115-mile route from Sherford to Exeter awaits some of the world’s top cyclists when The Tour of Britain returns to Devon on Monday 6 September for Stage Two of this year’s Tour

Posted on: 21 July 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
#backthefuture climate challenge ideas

Devon County Council is encouraging residents to #BackTheFuture with £40k for climate related projects

The Council has made £40k funding available through the #BackTheFuture initiative, which will help individuals, community groups and organisations to make their planet positive ideas a reality.

Posted on: 16 July 2021 | Posted in: Environment

Book now for free Farmers’ wellbeing webinar

Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards is holding a webinar to promote wellbeing in the farming community on Thursday July 22. The pandemic and Brexit have put huge pressure on many of the region’s farmers. In recognition of this,aaa

Posted on: 15 July 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Made in Devon website launched

A new website enables businesses to join up – membership is currently free for the first year.

Posted on: 15 July 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy

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