Buckfast Abbey’s popular Summer Fair returns

Buckfast Abbey’s popular Summer Fair returns

The popular Summer Fair is back at beautiful Buckfast Abbey this August for three days filled with an array of food, music, crafts and entertainment. Running from Thursday 4th – Sunday 6th August (10am - 5pm) the Summer Fair will offer a fabulous mix of independent...

SWIG Finance’s Social Impact Report 2021/22

SWIG Finance’s Social Impact Report 2021/22

SWIG Finance’s annual Social Impact Report for 2021/22 shines a light on how their finance is being used as a force for good across the South West. During the 2021/22 financial year SWIG Finance lent more than £10.8 million to underserved SMEs and Start Ups across the...

Inclued wins Best Elevator Pitch award at Tech-Xpo 2022

Inclued wins Best Elevator Pitch award at Tech-Xpo 2022

Bristol-based startup Inclued, whose software helps identify bias, pitched against eight other innovative technology startups to win ‘Best Elevator Pitch’ at SETsquared Bristol’s Tech-Xpo on Wednesday 29 June. SETsquared Bristol is a University of Bristol-led...

College appoints new director to oversee Apprenticeships

College appoints new director to oversee Apprenticeships

By Pauline Hands, Executive for Commercial Operations at City College Plymouth As part of an ongoing review of employer engagement, we at City College Plymouth have made valuable changes to the management of our Apprenticeship provision to ensure external stakeholders...

Historic Somerset Venue Given New Lease of Life

Historic Somerset Venue Given New Lease of Life

An iconic Street venue has received a six-figure funding boost to support its reopening. In 2021, following a period of enforced closure caused by the pandemic, The Loft restaurant was taken over by Mark Tobin. The building, which has a long and colourful history, was...