Newton Abbot’s independent bookshop to stay closed following death of owner Stella Watson
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The Seale-Hayne Futures Group has called on the Plymouth University to put £1M from the sale of the Seale-Hayne property back into education – namely the Seale-Hayne Educational Trust.
Exeter University has come up with something that may help England win the World Cup, with an explanation of what causes falling foul at football penalty shoot outs.
Devon has £2 million more to add to its cycling warchest. This £2 million from Cycling England’s Finding New Solutions initiative, to create cycling ‘hubs’ throughout the county, and adds to the £25 million to make Devon a premier destination for cycling tourism.
Teignbridge MP Richard Younger Ross says the Chancellor Alistair Darling is adopting two of his proposals – a tax on bankers’ bonus and a boiler scrappage scheme – in the Pre Budget Report
Devon councils praised by Audit Commission – exceptional performance on climate change and domestic violence
Devon public sector authorities have been praised by the Audit Commission for their their exceptional performance in helping people tackle climate change, and in their support of people affected by domestic violence.
Teignbridge MP welcomes Chancellor’s announcement of windfall tax on bankers after condemning Government for lack of action
Teignbridge MP Richard Younger-Ross condemned the return of the bonus culture, strongly criticising the Government for not tackling the problem head on. Now he has welcomed news that a windfall tax on bankers will be announced in the pre budget report tomorrow.
The Newton Abbot Seale-Hayne College has been sold to the Dame Hannah Rogers Trust of Ivybridge, confirmed Plymouth University
The head of Devon Wildlife Trust has sent a direct message to Prime Minister Gordon Brown, urging him to deliver a positive and far-reaching agreement at the UN Copenhagen Climate Change Summit next week.
Cards produced by Devon Wildlife Trust, has been selling out faster than ever with the favourite design being a photo of a flock of white doves in snow on Dartmoor