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RGB raises over £8,000 for air ambulance charities

RGB Building Supplies is delighted to have raised a fantastic £8,400 for Devon Air Ambulance and Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust over the last 12 months.

The support RGB received for its fundraising efforts was overwhelming despite the COVID-19 pandemic having affected how its branches...

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South West SMEs set to invest in tech

Most companies in the South West are set to increase their investment in technology following the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.

A survey carried out by Exeter-based IT support and tech strategy experts Timewade has revealed that nearly two thirds (63%) of companies have increased investment in the short term to deal with challenges including remote working, cyber security and...

Major investment in new Honiton centre for Jurassic Fibre

Major investment in new Honiton centre for Jurassic Fibre

Regional broadband provider Jurassic Fibre today unveiled their new state-of-the-art office space and warehouse in Honiton, delivered in partnership with office refurbishment contractor, MD Business Interiors.

Passionate about sourcing suppliers from within the region, Jurassic Fibre selected leading Exeter-based refurbishment expert, MD Business Interiors, to lead on the project,...

More than £62m in grants paid to help East Devon businesses

More than £62m in grants paid to help East Devon businesses

Thousands of East Devon businesses have benefitted from the Local Restrictions Support Grant (LRSG) and Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) schemes.

Dave Moore, Managing Director, Brooklands Events, said: "I was completely overwhelmed and it felt like a cloud was being lifted by the EDDC decision to award us a grant. I had been resigned to think that we might be overlooked again, but...

The Box connects with CityFibre for new sponsorship deal

The Box connects with CityFibre for new sponsorship deal

The Box has secured an exclusive sponsorship deal for its digital reminiscence service, ‘The Box on Screen’ with CityFibre, one of Plymouth’s newest companies and the UK’s third largest digital infrastructure builder.

CityFibre will be providing thousands of Plymouth businesses and residents with access to a state-of-the-art full fibre broadband network. It’s already started...

Virtual jobs fair aims to combat the skills shortages faced by South West employers

The Heart of the South West LEP (HotSW LEP) Digital Skills Partnership has announced the first of their Train4Tomorrow virtual jobs fairs , which will connect hundreds of newly-trained and highly-skilled digital and technical learners with employers in the South West.

The first virtual jobs fair on April 20 2021, 9am - 4pm focuses on digital sectors and will give employers from...

Plymouth Science Park supports the expansion of Peninsula Medical School

Plymouth Science Park is providing a high tech training facility for students studying medicine and other health related degrees at the Peninsula Medical School, the University of Plymouth.

The medical school, which is committed to outstanding clinical education, strong social engagement and world-class research, has significantly expanded its cohort. Just three years ago, the BMBS...

Peter Gorton prepares Lovaton Farm fillet steaks

Peter Gorton Joins Food Drink Devon Board of Directors

Peter Gorton, an award-winning chef who made his name developing some of the best-known restaurants in the Westcountry, has become a director of Food Drink Devon.

Peter who has owned and run famous establishments such as West Devon’s Horn of Plenty and Dartmouth’s Carved Angel, says he accepted the invitation to join the board because he believes it will be vital for the West Country...

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...

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards expands to include Plymouth

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards expands to include Plymouth from April

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service will merge with Plymouth City Council Trading Standards from April 1 2021.

All four authorities have approved the plans which will give them ‘greater clout’ at a time of financial pressure, regulatory change and increasing demand.

The newly expanded service will cover the entirety of the Heart of the South West Local...

Bounce Development helps your business to grow

Bounce Development helps your business to grow

If you need to develop a web-site or a tailored software at a reasonable price, followed by service and promotion, a team of Bounce Development is your reliable partner and assistant.

Bounce Development helps your business to grow

Bounce Development company performs a full range of works related to the design and development of software for any functional purpose. The...