News - October, 2020

Posted on: October, 2020
Stagecoach marks four decades of connecting communities with its bus, coach and tram services Search for unsung community heroes to help mark 40th anniversary Public transport continues to play a significant role in the country’s greener future Stagecoach today (Friday 9 October) officially marks 40 years of proudly serving its communities and connecting...
Posted on: October, 2020
A prominent building on the edge of Exeter city centre has been sold by Stratton Creber Commercial.   6 Blackboy Road has been the home of Exeter-based accountants Beard & Co for over 35 years. The company offered the building for sale subject to a leaseback at a rent of £9,750 per...
Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
Exeter Phoenix has been awarded £192,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure the multi-arts venue has a sustainable future as part of Exeter’s creative landscape.  Exeter Phoenix is one of 1,385 cultural and creative organisations...
Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (HotSW LEP) is one of the 38 LEPs in England, covering Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay. It’s a business-led partnership between the private sector, local authorities, universities and colleges. Its vision is to create a dynamic, highly prosperous region with high living...
Posted on: October, 2020
Stagecoach's recently appointed UK Managing Director, Carla Stockton-Jones, gives her views on the changes the country needs to make as it marks Clean Air Day today. As Covid-19 continues to impact the health and wellbeing of our country and our economy, attention is rightly focusing on how we can avoid a...
Posted on: October, 2020
Free Covid-19 webinar for tourism sector businesses. Do you run a tourism business in Devon, Somerset, Torbay or Plymouth? Join a free webinar on how to prepare your business in the case of a Covid-19 outbreak. The webinar will cover: How to adapt, change and survive What to do in the event of an...
Posted on: October, 2020
The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of cycling. Cycling through winter can mean continuing to be active, leaving the car at home and continuing to play your part in creating a cleaner and healthier Exeter. Plus, it’s a handy way to social distance during the Covid...
Posted on: October, 2020
A short film created by Devon filmmakers is one of only 47 screening at this year’s BFI London Film Festival, one of the world’s most prestigious film events. The festival usually selects over 150 shorts to be screened, so it’s a huge achievement for the region and its talent. It's also...
Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
We are asking South West businesses to take a short survey, ‘Facing the Future: challenges for the supply chain,’ on behalf of BCR Associates. The survey can be found here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/8JSP7C8 It takes no more than 5 minutes and there is an opportunity to win a BOSE bluetooth speaker in our...
Posted on: October, 2020
Section: Member news
DATE: Wednesday 14 October 2020 10am – 11am PLATFORM: Microsoft Teams The partners from our employment team will be hosting an online seminar giving you practical advice and takeaways on the key considerations facing employers and HR teams going forwards: 1. The new Job Support Scheme and how to manage the end of the furlough scheme, including key elements...