News - September, 2017

Every company in Devon has the chance to gain free business support from today as the county’s new Fast Track to Growth programme launches. Backed by Devon County Council and a host of other organisations, Fast Track to Growth helps companies achieve better business growth through targeted free expertise. Firms of all...
A £1 million programme to help social enterprises has been launched in the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership (HotSW LEP) area.   Devon County Council, which is leading on the “Enhance Social Enterprise” project, has received over £1,050,000 of funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in order to increase...
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Bespoke Financial are putting on a free pension seminar at The Devon Hotel, Exeter on Thursday 19th October at 6:30pm. The topics being covered are how to efficiently extract cash from a company to save on corporation tax, income tax & NI, the benefits of consolidating old pensions, exploring why someone should...
  Stagecoach’s ‘Golden Hop’ 122 open tops to cease for winter after October half-term Buses feature ‘Bus Hopper’ animal characters and connect attractions across Torbay Service has proved popular with both young and old Fans can now sign up to mailing list for exclusive Bus Hopper adventures All signs ups by 31 October to be...
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As a business coach I run regular events for South West business owners throughout the year. The flagship event is hosted by our founder - Brad Sugars - who is coming to Sandy Park Exeter on Tue 17th October on his global ‘Finish It’ Tour   I have purchased 100 tickets and I am gifting them...
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Top 40 advisory firm, Bishop Fleming, has continued its solid growth with the recruitment of 24 new trainees this month, taking the total number to 30 in the past twelve months. The firm, which delivers accounting, tax, corporate, restructuring and advisory services to businesses and private wealth advice to individuals, has...
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Christine Ourmieres-Widener, Chief Executive of Flybe, will be the guest speaker on Thursday, 21st September for Sandy Park's Network Event. We will also be joined by Exeter Chiefs' fly-half, Gareth Steenson, discussing his testimonial year and starting the new rugby season as defending Aviva Premiership champions.  Tickets are £15 and include hot...
The completion of an ‘East to West’ shared cycling and pedestrian route in Newton Abbot was approved by Devon County Council’s Cabinet today (Wednesday 13  September). The £1.45million scheme, along Ashburton Road, will complete the route between Greenaway Road and Mile End Road. It will connect housing developments Houghton Barton and Hele Park...
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Devon County Council (DCC) has approved a new street-lighted footpath, linking Tiverton Parkway station and Sampford Peverell. On Wednesday 13 September DCC’s ruling Cabinet approved the 410-metre scheme which will include two bus stops. Currently there is no footpath between the extended car park and Lower Town. The new footway will run parallel...
Devon County Council’s Cabinet has given the greenlight for work on a new two-way, segregated cycle route along Cumberland Way and part of Pinhoe Road in Exeter to commence. On Wednesday 13 September they approved the 900m-long route, stretching from the Tithebarn Link Road/Cumberland Way Roundabout to southwest of the Pinhoe Trading...