Tag Archives: Economy

Cyclists on the Exe Estuary Trail

Devon is in a good position to welcome back visitors

Devon is in a good position to start welcoming back visitors from July 4th in line with the Government’s target providing the low trend in Covid-19 cases continues.

Posted on: 23 June 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of Annie Jowett from Devon Wheels 2 Work

Devon Wheels 2 Work to help people return to work and education safely

Community Interest Company Devon Wheels 2 Work is preparing for increased demand and is ready to support those most in need of cost effective and flexible transport for work and education journeys

Posted on: 10 June 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of the Tour of Britain finish in Dartmouth 2012

Tour of Britain postponed until September 2021

The organisers of the Tour of Britain have announced that this year’s race has been postponed until September 2021 due to the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic

Posted on: 14 May 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of Learn Devon tutor Barbara dropping shopping off with homework for learner Patrick

Learn Devon continues supporting vulnerable learners during lockdown

Learn Devon tutors are going the extra mile to ensure that more vulnerable learners receive the support they need during the current coronavirus pandemic

Posted on: 12 May 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of a meeting at a work hub

Grants available to establish new work hubs

Grants of up to £20,000 are available to businesses and entrepreneurs to help expand Devon County Council’s award-winning network of work hubs

Posted on: 27 February 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
Photo of turf cutting ceremony at North Devon Enterprise Centre site

VideoWork starts on Enterprise Centre for northern Devon

The start of work on the Enterprise Centre development for northern Devon has been marked with a turf cutting ceremony

Posted on: 20 January 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
Business Promotion Grant recipients 2019

VideoBusiness Promotion Grant awarded to a record number of companies

Devon County Council has awarded its fifth round of the Business Promotion Grant, handing out funding to 16 Devon companies to help them gain valuable exposure at trade shows and exhibitions

Posted on: 12 July 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy

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

Don’t miss out on fully funded support for businesses in Devon and Somerset

Reminder to sole traders, micro businesses and small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) in Devon, Somerset Plymouth and Torbay that 12 hours of fully-funded business support is still available through the Heart of the South West Growth Support Programme

Posted on: 5 December 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Partners launch Peninsula Transport to transform travel and boost the economy

The region’s five transport authorities have launched a new transport partnership, Peninsula Transport, to work directly with the Department for Transport on the strategic transport priorities for the South West

Posted on: 8 November 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy