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Exeter school voted as Community Fund winner

Authored by Devon news

Exeter’s Ladysmith Junior School has been voted as the latest winner of RGB Building Supplies’ Well Built Community Fund and now has £1,000 to spend on tools and building materials at RGB Exeter.

The school received the most votes following a public poll where it was up against Sidmouth Amateur Radio Society and the UK Wild Otter Trust in Umberleigh.

Ladysmith Junior School has...

East Devon District Council achieves top Platinum accreditation for being outstanding employer

Authored by Mike Page

Investors in People has awarded East Devon District Council with ‘We invest in people’, platinum accreditation.

Platinum is the highest level of accreditation possible to achieve on the We invest in people accreditation and is something only 2% of organisations achieve.

It means policies and practices around supporting people are embedded in every corner of East Devon...

Santander to host free event to stop first time buyer misconceptions derailing home ownership dream

Authored by ElaineBleazard

Santander rolls out local in-branch education classes for first time buyers as new research reveals three in five aspiring homeowners think “exchange” is when you hand over keys on moving day and 43 per cent expect to get any fees already paid refunded if a chain collapses

Santander Armada Way welcome would-be first-time buyers in Plymouth on 22 nd February for a 90-minute class to...

Creacombe community solar farm near Yealmpton completes construction

Authored by News Desk

The UK’s first post-subsidy community solar farm, Creacombe Solar Farm near Yealmpton, South Devon, has now been completed and was connected to the grid last week.

The 7.3MW project will generate enough green electricity to supply the equivalent of around 2,440 homes, or more than half the households in the five local parishes of Newton & Noss, Holbeton, Yealmpton, Wembury and...

New Partner to Join Large Independent Construction Consultant in Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Ward Williams Associates, one of the South West’s largest independent construction consultants, has welcomed Paul Davies to the team this month. He joins as a Partner based in the Plymouth Office and will be focused on supporting the continued growth of their Project Management service in Devon and Cornwall and across the UK business.

Paul has over 25 years’ experience in the...

Big Sis mentoring project wins big boost at Plymouth Science Park

Authored by Duncan Little

A project designed to ease the stress and anxiety associated with adolescent girls has won a big boost, thanks to the team at Plymouth Science Park.

'Big Sis C.I.C.' aims to provide mentoring from female university students, who are studying education, to girls who are about to enter secondary schools in Plymouth.

The idea is that they will be able to provide an informal...

Engineering design boost for offshore wind from top PSP firm

Authored by Duncan Little

A revolutionary design for the future of renewable energy is being developed by a firm based at Plymouth Science Park.

Frontier Technical is designing a new way of deploying the structural components needed to build an offshore windfarm – its aim is to use controllable ‘float modules’ to construct a floating turbine base underwater with less cost and less hassle.

The company...

Work starts on £5.8m Plymouth primary school

Authored by Sarah

Work on a bright and modern primary school serving a new community in Plymouth is beginning.

Persimmon Homes Cornwall is constructing a multi-million pound, state-of-the-art school as part of its Saltram Meadow development in Plymstock.

Contractors Halsall Construction are building the two-form entry school which will accommodate 420 pupils as Persimmon Homes continues...

Ten stages of starting the online casino business which will bring real money

Authored by Mike Page

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  • The market of real money online casinos
  • Obtaining a license for gambling
  • Registration of the casino domain
  • Software
  • Development of the website
  • Hosting
  • Payment systems
  • Security
  • Technical specialists
  • Promotion of online casinos
  • Many experts may say that online...

    Leading sustainable resin driveway company, Oltco, launches in Plymouth

    Authored by Mary

    Oltco, the UK’s leading sustainable resin driveway company has just launched in Plymouth and is run by businessman, Ben Ure. Oltco will be delivering premium resin driveway solutions, including its innovative product, Recycle Bound, across Plymouth and the surrounding villages including Yelverton, Gunnislake, Lifton, Princetown and Ivybridge.

    Recycle Bound is the world’s first recycled...