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Free digital bootcamps launched to help develop in-demand skills

The Heart of the South West LEP Digital Skills Partnership is launching free Digital and Technical Bootcamps to help adults develop in-demand skills that lead to higher-paid roles within in-demand sectors

Posted on: 9 December 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Ultrafast fibre connection for Airband’s first customer in Berrynarbor

Broadband provider Airband, which is working in partnership with Connecting Devon and Somerset, has rolled out its first fibre cluster in Berrynarbor, with more locations to follow

Posted on: 4 December 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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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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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
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