Tag Archives: Okehampton

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Women encouraged to pursue career in technology

In the sixties, the ratio of women to men working in technology was 50:50. Today, despite there being a lot more opportunities, only 20 per cent of the workforce in technology is women.

Posted on: 16 May 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

New adult learning space opens in Okehampton

Learn Devon, Devon County Council’s adult education service is to open a new adult learning space in Okehampton.

Posted on: 9 May 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Local business expanding to Okehampton East Business Park

Okehampton-based Cladco Profiles is continuing its growth by becoming the latest business to purchase a plot at Devon County Council’s Okehampton East Business Park

Posted on: 19 November 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Lyric House hosts accessible sports day in Okehampton

Lyric House is hosting a Pop Up Puzzletree event of sport and other activities on Monday 9 July from 10am to 3pm. This is the eighth year running that Lyric House, Devon County Council’s day services, has organised a quarterly eventaaa

Posted on: 28 June 2018 | Posted in:

Okehampton to host the first Proud to Care Health and Care Jobs Fair

Community minded Okehampton has been chosen to be the first town in the county to host a Proud to Care, Health and Care Jobs Fair.

Posted on: 17 May 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Summer Sunday train services return from 20 May

Great Western Railway (GWR) Summer Sunday services to and from Okehampton, funded by Devon County Council, will run four trains each way every Sunday, from Sunday 20 May to Sunday 9 September

Posted on: 4 May 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Preferred options identified for new Okehampton railway station

A feasibility study commissioned by Devon County Council into a new railway station to the east of Okehampton has identified two preferred options

Posted on: 26 April 2018 | Posted in: Environment

County Council consults on Okehampton rail options

A feasibility study, commissioned by Devon County Council, is looking at a variety of platform layouts for a parkway station and required infrastructure improvements

Posted on: 26 January 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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South West MPs back campaign to reinstate regular Exeter to Okehampton rail services

Devon County Council’s campaign to re-establish regular rail services on the Exeter to Okehampton line has won the support of the South West Rail All Party Parliamentary Group

Posted on: 22 December 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Successful Devon pet food business stays local with new factory development

Devon based natural pet food manufacturer Forthglade is is relocating to the Okehampton East Business Park to continue its expansion

Posted on: 16 August 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy