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Network Rail invites local schools to decorate Dawlish sea wall hoardings

Network Rail is inviting Dawlish schoolchildren to take part in an art competition that will brighten up hoardings around the new sea wall works at Colonnade underpass, close to Dawlish station. Winning pictures, based on the theme ‘What Dawlish means to me’, will be reproduced on the hoardings, remaining in place until the works are complete in spring 2020.

£100,000 invested in new store in Newton Abbot

A flooring retailer has marked the opening of its new £100,000 store in Newton Abbot by pledging its support for a local mental health support charity.

New £250m South West broadband project officially launches

A £250million project to connect town and rural pockets of the South West with ultrafast full fibre broadband has been officially launched.

Another brick in the wall-aby…

Paignton Zoo will host the UK’s biggest Brick Safari in 2020. The Great Big Brick Safari will bring over 80 giant wild animal models to Devon next summer.

Henry Howard Finance Appoints New Head of Funder Development

Henry Howard Finance Group (HHF) has appointed Carey Hansford as Head of Funder Development. A new role within the company, Carey’s appointment is a significant one for HHF, reflecting the progress made within its strategic aim of being the funder of choice for both its existing and new SME and Vendor relationships.

New vet scholarship aids wild orang utans

Two vets from Indonesia are the first to benefit from a unique new scholarship programme run by a Cornish vet charity. OVAID – Orang utan Veterinary Aid – is run by Nigel and Sara Hicks, based in Launceston. They help hard-pressed orang utan rescue centres and sanctuaries with veterinary support and donations of equipment.

The BBX Community In Devon Is Growing With More New Members

Hello Autumn! Been itching to write that somewhere! Well the rain has arrived, and the leaves are starting to drop but things have revved up a notch at BBX with seven more new members joining our happy crew this last month.


Multi-award-winning chartered accountants, Haines Watts with four offices located in Exeter, Crediton, Okehampton and Launceston, announce the appointment of Helen Gale as the new Head of Tax.

Wild Planet Trust announces star patrons

A major South West conservation charity has announced its patrons. Both are star names regionally and nationally.


Charities and small businesses in Frome have been given a digital skill boost with a free training event hosted by Lloyds Banking Group.