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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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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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