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Organisations urged to bid for Community Renewal Fund with fresh ideas to help boost local economy and tackle inequality

Organisations with fresh ideas to help boost Devon’s economy and help those people and businesses hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic are being urged to submit their bids into a new national fund, which opens for applications today, Wednesday 14 April, 2021.

Posted on: 14 April 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Former Flybe building becomes Future Skills Centre

Although the former Flybe airline was already in a difficult situation by March 2020, the emerging COVID-19 pandemic was said to have put additional pressure on the firm.

Posted on: 23 March 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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Shop local to support Devon’s economy

The impact of the national lockdowns and ongoing restrictions is continuing to be felt by businesses across Devon, particularly in the retail and leisure industry.

Posted on: 9 December 2020
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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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Job Support Scheme expanded to firms forced to close due to restrictions 

From next month, a new Job Support Scheme from the government will replace the current furlough arrangements. 

Posted on: 20 October 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Urgent economic recovery plan unveiled

An urgent £6 million economic recovery programme will be discussed by Devon County Council’s Cabinet next week in response to the county’s economy shrinking by around 8%

Posted on: 8 October 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Small businesses to benefit from kickstart growth funding

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: 28 August 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Enterprise Centre taking shape

Good progress is being made on the construction of the Northern Devon Enterprise Centre, with the main building work remaining on target to be completed by the end of this year

Posted on: 28 July 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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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
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