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Boost for Exeter Jobseekers

Jobseekers in Exeter are being given extra support to help them find employment or training as we continue to recover from the pandemic, thanks to Exeter Works and Youth Hub Devon

Posted on: 13 July 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Devon launches Natural Capital Challenge Fund

A new Natural Capital Challenge Fund has been launched by Devon County Council as part of its economic recovery programme and to create employment and training opportunities in Devon’s natural capital economy

Posted on: 6 July 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Connecting Devon and Somerset calls for flexible Government approach for hard to reach areas

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) is calling for a flexible approach from Government to improve broadband connectivity in very hard to reach areas in order to avoid the risk of communities “being left behind”

Posted on: 29 June 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Devon bids for Community Renewal Funding

A programme of bids totalling more than £12.2 million has been submitted by Devon County Council to the Government’s new Community Renewal Fund which aims to support community and business recovery after the Coronavirus pandemic

Posted on: 22 June 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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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
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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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