Tag Archives: Cllr Stuart Barker

Business Promotion Grant awarded to Devon businesses

Business Promotion Grants have been awarded to local businesses through Devon County Council’s Devon Delivers programme

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Programme launched to help social enterprises

£1 million “Enhance Social Enterprise” project aims to increase the number of social enterprise start-ups and support the growth of existing ones

Posted on: 12 September 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Pioneering project underway to support “healthy ageing”

The ‘Innovation in Healthy Ageing Project’ aims to help businesses and social enterprises to develop new products and services which could transform care for older people

Posted on: 5 September 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments
Pictured (Left to Right) – Graham Russell – Director, Regulatory Delivery – Lee Taylor – HotSW BBfA Chair & DS&T Trading Standards – Nicolette Harrison, Head of Local Delivery, Food Standards Agency

Trading Standards Service Applauded for its part in Supporting Local Businesses

The Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards service is a member of the Heart of the South West Better Business for All Partnership (HotSW BBfA). The Partnership has won a national award in recognition of its work in supporting South West businesses and regulators.

Posted on: 14 July 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

First plot sold at Okehampton East Business Park

The Okehampton Skills and Sports Trust has completed the purchase of the first plot at the 20 acre Okehampton East Business Park

Posted on: 10 July 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Business support programme launched

A new business support programme has been launched, offering a range of business support services to small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay

Posted on: 10 July 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Thousands more to get superfast broadband connections with Connecting Devon and Somerset rollout

Thousands more homes and businesses across northern, central and west Devon will be able to connect to superfast broadband following a major contract announcement by Connecting Devon and Somerset

Posted on: 20 June 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 1 Comment

Applications invited for latest round of Business Promotion Grant funding

Businesses in Devon are being invited to apply for grants of up to £1,000 to help them promote their products and services to wider audiences at trade shows and events

Posted on: 20 June 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Social enterprise plays important role in independence

Local social enterprises are playing an important role in helping people stay independent and active in their local communities, says Devon County Council

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Supporting people to be independent

The Chief Executive of the College of Occupational Therapists has heard how Devon OTs are supporting people to regain independence to such an extent that they need little or no further help

Posted on: 17 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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