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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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
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