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Could you be a Covid Champion?

Could you be a Covid Champion?

The Torbay Public Health team are on a mission to ensure everyone in Torbay has access to credible information and support about COVID-19 and are looking for businesses who love to communicate, in person or online, to play an important role in our efforts against...

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Covid closure grants

Covid closure grants

The latest government support for businesses forced to close due to covid is being paid out by Torbay council. Their website is now updated with the latest...

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Friends of South Devon College Students

Friends of South Devon College Students

Dear TBF Members Friends of South Devon College Students helps disadvantaged students in times of need so they can carry on with their education and help their life chances.  Some students face barriers like homelessness, domestic violence, child poverty and...

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‘Our voice has to be heard’

‘Our voice has to be heard’

Celebrity chefs and other leading players in tourism and hospitality are calling for a bigger voice in Parliament for their battered industry.   A ‘Seat at the Table’ campaign has been launched in a bid to see a Minister specifically...

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Show will go on

Show will go on

Steve Reynolds, Chair, Torbay Business Forum Just when we were hoping that we might be allowed a short period of Christmas respite with our nearest and dearest, the Coronavirus has dealt us yet another blow. Christmas bubbles have been burst and the promises of “a...

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Covid cost us £200 million

Covid cost us £200 million

Carolyn Custerson ERBID chief executive My focus is on the English Riviera’s recovery from COVID-19 and looking forwards. The roll-out of the vaccine programme gives us every reason to feel more positive and I believe we will start to see signs of long-term recovery...

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ESFA Survey – can you help?

ESFA Survey – can you help?

The Devon & Cornwall Training Provider Network is currently supporting the Education & Skills Funding Agency & Devon County Council in gaining information and feedback from a range of stakeholders across the Heart of the South West LEP.  With this in mind...

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Job well done under very tough circumstances

Job well done under very tough circumstances

Rights to fish in UK waters were one of the final stumbling blocks to the completion of Brexit negotiations. Under the deal, the UK will not have immediate control over its waters as promised by some Leave campaigners and UK fishermen will be able to fish far less...

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Covid-19 grant applications now live

Covid-19 grant applications now live

Businesses across Torbay can apply now for cash grants to cushion the financial impact of the COVID-19 restrictions. Torbay Council, who are administering 7 million in grant funds from national Government for Torbay businesses, has opened up the application form on...

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