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Photo outside the Exeter Works hub

City centre hub opens to support jobseekers

Exeter Works, a partnership between Exeter City Council and Exeter Chamber of Commerce, has joined with Devon County Council to provide a hub in Princesshay where people searching for a job can obtain face-to-face information and support

Posted on: 21 April 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Virtual jobs fair aims to combat skills shortages faced by South West employers

The Heart of the South West LEP (HotSW LEP) Digital Skills Partnership has announced the first of its Train4Tomorrow virtual jobs fairs, which will connect hundreds of newly-trained and highly-skilled digital and technical learners with employers in the South West

Posted on: 19 April 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of primary schoolchildren playing

Big rise in first preferences for Devon primaries

There’s been a big increase in the number of Devon families allocated their first preference primary school place this September – with 97.7% of families getting their first preference and 99.6% offered a place at one of their three preferred schools

Posted on: 16 April 2021 | Posted in: Education
Goodie Box

Meal boxes delivered to families with young children across Devon

Two thousand meal boxes are being delivered to families with young children this Easter holiday in an initiative designed to help those who are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted on: 15 April 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Computer image of the planned rail station at Marsh Barton

Work starts on Marsh Barton rail station

Construction is underway on a new railway station at Marsh Barton in Exeter, which will feature two platforms and will boost sustainable transport access to the industrial estate

Posted on: 15 April 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Social entrepreneurs helped to get ideas off the ground

A life changing programme funded by Devon County Council and delivered by School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) Dartington has helped equip 18 Devon residents with the skills and confidence they need to start their own social enterprise

Posted on: 15 April 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Organisations urged to bid for Community Renewal Fund with fresh ideas to help boost local economy and tackle inequality

Organisations with fresh ideas to help boost Devon’s economy and help those people and businesses hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic are being urged to submit their bids into a new national fund, which opens for applications today, Wednesday 14 April, 2021.

Posted on: 14 April 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
His Royal Highness Duke of Edinburgh 10 June 1921 - 9 April 2021

The Lord-Lieutenant of Devon and Chairman of Devon County Council pay tribute to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Devon, Simon Fursdon, and the Chairman of Devon County Council, Cllr Stuart Barker, have both paid tribute to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, on the announcement of his death today, Friday 9 April 2021.

Posted on: 9 April 2021 | Posted in: Community

Rapid coronavirus tests now available across Devon

You can now get tested in more than 25 community testing centres, or order a home test kit online for home delivery or pick up a home test kit at testing centres and selected pharmacies

Posted on: 8 April 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Three people on the beach

Remember, outdoors only this weekend, and social distancing

Social distancing is crucial to reducing transmission of coronavirus, Steve Brown is reminding people ahead of the Easter weekend.

Posted on: 31 March 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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