Education

North Devon MP welcomes 'first steps towards fairer funding for schools'

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Devon schools will receive a boost of almost £200 per pupil after years of underfunding

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Housing

Action plan sets out better way of managing council housing in Exeter

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An action plan setting out a more cost effective approach to managing Exeter City Council’s housing properties has been put forward by the local authority.

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business

Ribbon cutting fun as Waitrose Teignmouth officially opened

Ribbon cutting photo from L2R: Councillor Richard Younger-Ross, Town Mayor June Green, Waitrose opening branch manager, Chris Reynard, Partner Joanne Gill, Anne Marie Morris MP, and Waitrose department manager, Ryan Whittaker

Waitrose Teignmouth is now open and ready to do some good through its trading in Teignmouth

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Society

North Devon MP takes a stand against puppy and kitten farming

Puppy and kitten farming sounds an awful and preposterous idea, but apparently it does go on and as bad as it sounds. Nick Harvey is helping to fight it

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business

My Country Business Awards calls for countryside entrepreneurs

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Country Homes & Interiors features Devon-based interior designer Holly Keeling in advance of launching its 2014 My Country Business Awards

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Exeter

HMS Defender to exercise Freedom of City for first time

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Members of HMS Defender’s ship’s company will exercise their Freedom of the City of Exeter

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Heritage

4,000-year-old Dartmoor burial find rewrites British bronze age history

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Stone box contains earliest examples of wood-turning and metal-working, along with Baltic amber and what may be bear skin

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Sport

Exeter transformed by LV= Rugby Festival for rugby final weekend

Exeter Chiefs Stadium, Sandy Park, Exeter .The copyright on this image is owned by Valerie Huggins and is licensed for reuse under theCreative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Exeter is preparing for an LV= Rugby Festival in the city centre to coincide with the LV=Cup Final at Sandy Park

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Education

North Devon MP brings experts together for free school meals roundtable

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North Devon MP Nick Harvey has got experts together to talk about extending free school meals to all infants

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Education

Exeter’s Westpoint Arena to host UCAS convention for prospective students

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Thinking of higher education? UCAS is coming to Exeter for a convention for all those thinking of going to university or college

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