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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...

    Four out of 10 Plymouth workers believe talking about mental health is a sign of weakness

    Authored by Mary

    A nationwide study has found that four out of ten (42 percent) of Plymouth workers think that being honest about mental health issues in the workplace is a sign of weakness.

    The study, conducted in October by TalkOut – an organisation created to remove the stigma surrounding mental health within the workplace – found that, in total, over two thirds (67 percent) of Plymouth workers have...

    Increasing profitability by reducing company costs

    Authored by Mike Page

    Startups and small business often focus on increasing profits through driving sales and tactics to get noticed , although, improving profit margins can be done through the effective reduction of company costs. Through methods such as finding better ways to utilize resources and drastically reducing your businesses expenses where possible, you will ultimately increase the profitability of your...

    Three Cornwall groups shortlisted for housebuilder's £1 million pirze fund

    Authored by Sarah

    Regional housebuilder Persimmon Homes Cornwall has shortlisted three groups supporting under-18s to go forward for a chance to win up to £100,000 through its Building Futures campaign. The groups have been selected from three categories targeting grassroots sports groups, health organisations and arts & education projects. WKUK (Plymouth) will represent the arts & education category at...