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Kickstart Grant Scheme – reopening for tourism sector applications

Businesses operating in the tourism sector are invited to apply for the second round of the Kickstart Grant Scheme when the application window re-opens at midday on Monday (21 September)

Posted on: 16 September 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Northern Devon Enterprise Centre aims to boost economic recovery

As Devon looks towards economic recovery with the gradual easing of lockdown, Devon County Council has announced that it has launched its search for operators to run the Northern Devon Enterprise Centre

Posted on: 8 June 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Learn Devon launches free online training

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Learn Devon has developed a new range of free online courses for anyone looking to get back into work, or for those who want to improve their digital skills, or to improve wellbeing

Posted on: 16 April 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Local partners join forces to support former Flybe staff

Local authorities, the Heart of the South West LEP, Exeter College and Exeter Airport have joined forces to support former Flybe staff affected by the airline going into administration

Posted on: 6 March 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Work to start on A382 upgrade

Work is getting underway on the first phase of the £13 million Devon County Council scheme to upgrade the A382 link from Newton Abbot to the A38 at Drumbridges roundabout

Posted on: 6 February 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Funding secured for North Devon Enterprise Centre

Funding for the North Devon Enterprise Centre has been secured by Devon County Council from the European Regional Development Fund and the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership’s Growth Deal

Posted on: 1 August 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Road upgrade will boost South West economy by £40 billion

Devon County Council has delivered evidence at a public examination looking into the proposed upgrade of the A303, A30 and A358, stating it will boost the region’s economy by £40 billion and create 21,000 new jobs

Posted on: 14 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment

New opportunity for rural micro businesses to voice their opinions and help design future support programmes

Devon County Council is launching a research project aiming to find out more about the needs of rural businesses and sole traders and how to make it easier for them to access and engage with business support programmes

Posted on: 16 January 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Local business expanding to Okehampton East Business Park

Okehampton-based Cladco Profiles is continuing its growth by becoming the latest business to purchase a plot at Devon County Council’s Okehampton East Business Park

Posted on: 19 November 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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