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New tech news website for the South West launches

New tech news website for the South West launches

South West Tech Daily , an independent news website covering the burgeoning technology scene in the South West, has today launched.

swtechdaily.co.uk will draw on a network of journalists, experts and partners from across the region to produce news, interviews, opinion pieces and...

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Salcombe Brewery Co makes major investment to back its confidence in the Devon economy

Salcombe Brewery Co. announces that, following a major investment in its brewing and packaging facilities at a new additional site, it is ideally placed to meet the growing market for its award-winning beers. As the hospitality sector prepares to re-open, its investment will support the imminent launch of its first canned products, its first lager and its increasing partnerships with leading...

Double contract win for Devon-based Tamar Security

Exeter-based security business, Tamar Security, has been awarded the fire and security system maintenance contracts for both East Devon District Council (EDDC) and Libraries Unlimited.

Covering EDDC's corporate buildings - 35-plus fire alarms, intruder alarms, hearing loops and CCTV, including the CCTV system within Sidmouth town centre, the three-year maintenance contract was granted...

Staff to benefit from RGB Building Supplies acquisition

RGB Building Supplies is delighted to announce it has been acquired by Grant & Stone and has become part of the largest independent builders merchant group in southern England.

The company will continue trading as RGB Building Supplies across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, and its head office will still be located in Barnstaple. The majority of RGB’s Executive Board of Directors...

New scheme aims to improve mobile phone coverage

Mobile phone coverage in some of the most rural areas of Devon and Somerset is set to be improved under a new scheme.

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has launched the roll out of its new "Mobile Booster" scheme, aimed at small businesses and households in rural communities who currently have inadequate coverage, have access to only one provider and who are currently struggling...

Cornish business launches new Covid secure wedding entertainment to connect wedding guests and absent friends

With love in the air around Valentine’s Day a Cornish family business has launched a new type of wedding entertainment that can be enjoyed by guests at a wedding as well as absent friends and relatives.

Truro-based CherryTop Weddings has developed an interactive guest experience that meets Covid-19 safety rules and can also be enjoyed at bigger weddings when the regulations allow them...

National Association of Building Contractors, NABC

National Association of Building Contractors: James Hopkins

Talking to construction firm owners struggling to grow and market themselves effectively the serial entrepreneur decided to help them make things ‘easier’.

Name: James Hopkins Company Name: National Association of Building Contractors Location: London Date Launched: November 2016 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenabc

Website: https://nabc.org.uk/ Number of Employees: 8...

Top Devon park picked for main event in tourism awards

Steps to keep customers and team members safe over the past 12 months have helped Ladram Bay Holiday Park to secure a place in the 2020 Devon Tourism Awards.

The family-owned park was announced as a finalist this month after award judges reviewed its long list of successes and achievements during the last year.

Providing guests with peace of mind during their stays, adding new...

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IMP Software shortlisted for BETT Awards Leadership and Management Solutions prize

Devon-based IMP Software is one of eight finalists in the running for the BETT Awards 2021 Leadership and Management Solutions category, The winners of the prestigious awards, which are billed as “a celebration of the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education”, are due to be announced at a ceremony at The Brewery in London on 16th June.

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The Family Law Company

New faces at family law firm

It was a positive start to the year as The Family Law Company welcomed four new starters to the teams in Exeter and Plymouth.

The growth in cases concerning children and domestic abuse during the lockdown months is well documented. Solicitor Hannah Duddridge has been engaged in Exeter to join the busy Children and Domestic Abuse Response team. Hannah qualified in 2019 and will be...

Social Entrepreneurs Start Up Programme

Devon Start Up Programme for Social Entrepreneurs

A new, free support programme has been launched in Devon to help those who are unemployed or at risk of losing their jobs and considering starting their own social enterprise.

Devon County Council and The School for Social Entrepreneurs - Dartington are working together on the Social Entrepreneurs Start Up Programme which aims to provide local people with the skills, confidence and...