Good week/bad week: the latest winner and losers in Devon news
Petroc, the college which came underfire for its rebranding has picked up two awards for the name from the Transform Awards. It was awarded silver for public sector rebrand and won the regional rebrand. The renaming was necessary when North and East Devon College merged to become the largest college in the county.
Plymouth’s Blue Mile, the two-day event which takes place in Plymouth on July 3 and 4, and focuses on completing a mile in open water mile to improve health and well being as well as promote environmental issues has won the support of the World Wildlife Fund
Living Coasts egg collectors, who have been hindered in saving eggs from the nests of endangered bank cormorant in South Africa for the second year running. With the World Cup taking place in the country this summer it has been deemed too difficult and too costly to go this summer, meaning it will take longer to establish a colony at Living Coasts.
Intercom Trust, which has come under fire for specifying gay, lesbian and bisexual applicants only for a community helpline worker and administrator. In their defence executive director Dr Michael Halls said: “This position for a helpline worker and administrator requires the person to answer the helpline and speak to people who have often suffered terrible emotional damage.:
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