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Posted on: October, 2017
Due to the impact of Hurricane Ophelia and the adverse weather conditions around the UK, Flybe has to date cancelled 47 flights today. These include primarily those serving Belfast City, Dublin, Knock and the Isle of Man.    The safety of our passengers and crew is our number one priority and Flybe...
Posted on: October, 2017
Councillors in Exeter have highlighted plans to progress the long-awaited redevelopment of the city’s bus station site.  At an Extraordinary Meeting at the Guildhall on Thursday night, they backed a recommendation to close the existing bus station by the end of February 2018 at the latest. Passengers will be dropped off and...
Posted on: October, 2017
Yesterday Exeter Chamber of Commerce, partnered with Devon Chamber of Commerce to deliver the first in a new series of events called County Conversations.   The event allowed members from both Chambers to network and hear from a group of high profile leaders whose work across the county impacts and influences many...
Read below for the full announcement from The Crown Estate & TH Real Estate as well as a statement from the leader of Exeter City Council, Cllr Pete Edwards regarding the city centre development plans.  Derek Phillips, vice president of Exeter Chamber said: “The Chamber is disappointed that the developers have...
Creating opportunities for businesses in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay View this email online WHAT WOULD HELP YOU GROW? In partnership with the Heart of the South West LEP, we would like to better understand what issues your business or enterprise currently face and what types of support could be put in place to help you...
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...
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...
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...
Big name businesses from across Exeter will be on the lookout for new employees at Exeter Jobs Fair on Friday, September 15. Hosted by Exeter City Council, businesses including Ikea, Toys R Us, EDF Energy, Sitel, JD Wetherspoons and Tesco will be meeting candidates and discussing job opportunities from 9:30am until...