South West Business Council June Conference Highlights

South West Business Council June Conference Highlights

Friday’s South West Business Council Conference was delivered through a collaboration with the British Youth Council to ensure that we heard the youth voice on two specific policy items, Transforming Education and Protecting the Environment.   For our Spotlight on the...

Launching PwC’s inaugural Upskilling Reporting Award

Launching PwC’s inaugural Upskilling Reporting Award

PwC’s Building Public Trust awards, currently in their 19th year, recognise and celebrate organisations that are leading the way in open, fair and insightful reporting and communications. This year we are delighted to introduce our Upskilling Reporting award, which...

Warrior Training Centre Receives Funding Boost

Warrior Training Centre Receives Funding Boost

A Viking-inspired activity centre in North Devon is the latest business to benefit from the Start Up Loans Scheme via delivery partner SWIG Finance. Norse Hawk Activity Centre has received a £10,000 loan to help create an ‘ultimate Viking experience’ that emulates Old...

Sidmouth Shoe Shop Sets off on the Right Foot

Sidmouth Shoe Shop Sets off on the Right Foot

A South Devon shoe shop has received a £120k funding boost from SWIG Finance.  The loan has helped husband and wife team, Steve and Sarah Ryrie to take over White and Son Shoes in Fore street, Sidmouth and revamp the enterprise following a period of enforced closure....

Free2hire Wooden Bodyboard Scheme Announced!

Free2hire Wooden Bodyboard Scheme Announced!

Westward Ho! becomes first Devon village to offer bodyboards without charge! Plastic Free Torridge are proud to announce a FREE2HIRE scheme offering residents and visitors high quality wooden bodyboards to use in the ocean on Westward Ho! beach. Starting Tuesday 1st...