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Posted on: March, 2017
Growth Hub - RDPE Grants now open to applicants Briefing event for potential RDPE Grant applicants   Rural Development Programme for England Growth Programme Briefing - Grants for rural businesses and economic projects Friday, 24th March, 10.00 - 1.00pm Cullompton Community Centre New grant funds have recently been released for rural businesses in Devon and Somerset. Businesses with...
Posted on: March, 2017
Public Health England South West is aware of the fire at Devon Contract Waste on Marsh Barton Road in Exeter and is working with Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, the Environment Agency and Exeter City Council to manage the incident. The fire has been extinguished but is still smouldering,...
Posted on: March, 2017
Consultation Paper Summary Aim This paper is a summary of a longer document ‘Driving productivity in the Heart of the South West Consultation Paper (Green Paper)’1. It is written for businesses to explain why we need your help in shaping a new Productivity Plan for our area, which you can do by...
Posted on: March, 2017
The fire in Marsh Barton is now out and crews are dampening down. There have been a few reports of ash landing around the city, including in a nearby allotment. The Environment Agency and Public Health England have advised there is minimal risk to public health.  They advise a common sense...
Posted on: March, 2017
A team from Exeter City Council has been working throughout the night assisting with a co-ordinated response to a major fire at Devon Contract Waste, located on Marsh Barton Road.  Fire crews from across Devon and Somerset have been in attendance. Exeter City Council Building Control are on site monitoring the...
Posted on: February, 2017
People are being invited to share their views about the future of the Greater Exeter area and the key issues that need to be addressed. The comments received will help to inform a new joint plan that will identify the housing, jobs and infrastructure needs across the four districts in...
Posted on: February, 2017
EXETER City Council has revealed that it is putting plans to close Exeter Bus Station temporarily on hold. The council said it needs more time before appointing contractors to create its part of a major new redevelopment at the bus station site. It had planned to start construction on the state-of-the-art new...
Posted on: February, 2017
More than 450 people have given their view on the future of Exeter’s South Street by completing surveys online and at a public consultation event. The results of the consultation will now be carefully analysed and a report will be drawn up for councillors.  Around 360 people completed the South Street survey...
Posted on: February, 2017
Heart of the South West LEP are particularly interested to hear from businesses in the construction sector.  You can support HotSW LEP by completing our Business Confidence Survey for Construction Businesses?  This survey is open until the 28th of February.   We are also still keen to receive comments from businesses and...
Posted on: February, 2017
“Since the publication of our Strategic Economic Plan, Government has rightly turned its attention to the challenge of productivity. It recently published the ‘Building Our Industrial Strategy’ green paper 1, and we need to be able to articulate clearly our local aspirations.”   Thus, together we are developing a Productivity Plan.  This...