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Plymouth and South Devon Freeport will boost jobs and opportunity

A new freeport in Plymouth and South Devon has been given the go ahead by the Government, unlocking million pounds of funding for the area.

Posted on: 4 March 2021 | 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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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
John Laramy, David Allen OBE, Cllr Rufus Gilbert, Cllr John Hart at the Future Skills Centre

Devon County Council and Exeter College provide big boost for local economy with launch of Future Skills Centre

The Centre will provide the region with a specialist facility for the delivery of training for future-facing high-tech jobs in engineering, digital, construction and clean growth.

Posted on: 16 November 2020 | Posted in: Education
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TownSq appointed as Enterprise Centre operators

Devon County Council has announced the appointment of TownSq as the operators of the Enterprise Centre near Barnstaple

Posted on: 12 November 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Exeter Transport Strategy adopted

Devon County Council’s Cabinet has supported the Exeter Transport Strategy which sets out plans to increase active travel, enhance public transport and improve air quality over the next ten years

Posted on: 11 November 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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VideoImprove your wellbeing with Learn Devon’s Mindfulness Challenge

During the latest coronavirus lockdown, Learn Devon is inviting you to take 20 minutes a day to look after your mental health. Sign up to the 5-day “Mindfulness Challenge” and join Paul Beard to learn techniques to help your mind and wellbeing

Posted on: 6 November 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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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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Growth Support Kickstart Grant Scheme

Small businesses and the tourism sector across Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay are among those who can benefit from the Growth Support Kickstart Grant Scheme offering grants of up to £3,000

Posted on: 17 August 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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