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Firm turning discarded plastic into toys wins FT2G

Good Things wins FT2G 2019! Thursday's pitch event at Buckfast Abbey saw Good Things the South Brent based company which provides gifts which make a difference was announced the winner of £10,000 worth of ongoing business support from the Fast Track to Growth...

Duchy College Open Day and Summer Food Festival

More than 3,000 visitors are expected to descend on Duchy College, Stoke Climsland for its annual Open Day and Summer Food Festival. Held on Sunday 23rd June, from 10am until 4pm, the countryside extravaganza offers a fun family day out with activities including...

Devon and Somerset restaurants “meating expectations”

Residents and visitors to the Westcountry can be assured that restaurants and gastro-pubs are accurately describing the geographical provenance of their locally sourced meats. Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards officers conducted sampling in restaurants and...

Plastic Free North Devon Introduces New Website

New web site offers resources to help individuals and organisations reduce their plastic footprint. Plastic Free North Devon announces today the launching of www.plasticfreenorthdevon.org, a web site devoted towards increasing understanding and awareness of issues...

Skills Shortage & Give An Hour

Next Steps South West (https://nextstepssw.ac.uk/) are working with the Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC) to highlight work skills, raise aspiration, enhance employability and detail higher education pathways for young people to enter into inspirational careers....

Free Digital Marketing Skills Course for the Workplace

Funded by the European Social Fund’s Hidden Talent in Devon programme, a group of ten local professionals successfully completed a ten week Digital Marketing pilot course at City College Plymouth. This course enabled the attendees (from varied backgrounds and with...

Hidden Talent Supporting Leaders in Plymouth

A group of 14 practising and aspiring managers have recently completed a Level 5 module in Leadership and Management as part of the Hidden Talent in Devon project at City College Plymouth. The course participants came from a range of backgrounds, including existing...

Cake and haircut for 100th birthday celebration

Celebrations continued for St Austell’s centenarian Josie Brennan at the KoKo training salons at St Austell Campus with a lovely new hairdo and a specially made cake. Josie Brennan who recently turned 100 has been having her hair done by trainee hairdressers at St...

Musical play will take you to the Greek

It will be all Greek for audiences attending a hilarious student play called ‘Lysistrata’ by Aristophanes adapted by Ellen McLaughlin. The play centres on one ambitious woman’s mission to achieve peace in Greece; she calls for women from Greece to unite and agree to...

Excellence in business finalists announced

Showcasing the very best of businesses across the South West, the finalists have been announced for the Excellence in Business Training Awards 2019, supported by Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership (Clos LEP). Hosted by CCB Training, part of The...

Exeter College Opens New £2.4 million Gym and Dance Studio

Exeter College has officially opened its new £2.4 million Gym and Dance Studio – a ‘world class’ space to inspire the next generation. The new Gym and Dance Studio features a ‘New York’-style glass fronted Dance Studio – creating an inspirational environment for dance...