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Posted on: March, 2019
Proposals to widen a road near Exeter Airport have been approved by Devon County Council in order to unlock new employment land. The Council’s Cabinet supported the scheme to improve 1.25km of Long Lane to enable the development of the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone employment area known as “AirPark”. The...
Posted on: March, 2019
The Greater Exeter area has been recognised as one of five places in England that has the vision and ambition to create great places for the future. Greater Exeter was today (Wednesday 13 March) named as part of the Future Place programme.  This initiative is intended to unlock placemaking potential through...
Posted on: March, 2019
Including: LEP Updates, Business Support in our Area and the Local Industrial Strategy (LIS) and next steps. We hope that you can join us for an event that provides you with a chance to discuss key issues with your LEP and the Growth Hub. The topics include: Support Services for business – What’s...
Posted on: January, 2019
Ciara Eastell, Chief Executive of Libraries Unlimited, has today received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from The University of Sheffield. Ciara, who heads up the Devon-based charity that is responsible for running Devon and Torbay Libraries, studied librarianship at the University’s Information School in 1994. Since graduating, she has worked as...
Posted on: January, 2019
Access to two city centre car parks is changing later this month to facilitate highways works necessary for the redevelopment of Exeter Bus Station. From Thursday, January 24, vehicles will no longer be able to access the main Princesshay car park and the Princesshay 3 Broadwalk House car park from Paris...
Posted on: January, 2019
Councils in Exeter have pledged to ensure that the city’s streets, pavements and walkways are kept free of clutter and obstacles and accessible to people affected by sight loss or mobility issues. Leaders of both Exeter City Council and Devon County Council today (Wednesday 21 November) signed a Clear Streets Charter...
Posted on: January, 2019
The sponsors and partners of Building Greater Exeter met in mid-December to receive a project update. The project now has 18 sponsors from a range of private and public sector organisations across the Greater Exeter area. They are all signed up to supporting the project achieve its 3 key aims: Inspire the...
Posted on: January, 2019
Planned Roadworks We are writing to inform you of planned roadworks being carried out commencing in January 2019, by SWH on behalf of Exeter City Council and Devon County Council as part of the enabling works for the proposed new Bus Station and Leisure Centre. The works comprise the following: Area 1 -...
Posted on: November, 2018
  A new £300m vision to redevelop a key site in the centre of Exeter has been revealed by the City Council. The development concept for Exeter Bus Station includes housing, offices, restaurants and retail, as well as the possibility of a new multi-use entertainment venue. It would sit alongside the planned new...
Posted on: October, 2018
  We would like to invite you to the HotSW LEP’s Annual Conference & AGM at Sandy Park Conference Centre, Exeter, on Monday 12th November. You will also be able to find out about a range of free support for your business, including the latest help around digital technology. Support will also...
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