New Alicante route at Exeter Airport
Apr24

New Alicante route at Exeter Airport

Ryanair is launching new winter flights from Exeter Airport to Alicante in Spain from 29th October 2019 with tickets on sale now. News of the twice-weekly service comes just days after Ryanair launched three new routes from Exeter to Malta, Malaga and Naples, its first ever flights from the airport. It also means that passengers will still be able to fly from Exeter to Alicante when Flybe stops its winter service in October. Flybe...

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The Range superstore nears completion in Plymouth
Jan30

The Range superstore nears completion in Plymouth

The Range ‘superstore’ in Plymouth will open next month, providing 80 new jobs for the city. The store will officially open at 9am on Friday, February 8th, with giveaways and competition prizes on offer for the first customers. The completion of the store marks the 30th anniversary of The Range. The site will also double as the company’s new headquarters once completed. The Range was founded by Plymouth entrepreneur Chris Dawson who...

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The key measures from the Budget 2018
Nov03

The key measures from the Budget 2018

An earlier than expected increase in the income tax threshold and the higher rate threshold were the highlights of the Chancellor’s Budget. Philip Hammond said the personal allowance, the income at which workers begin to pay tax, would increase to £12,500 from April, with the amount when the top rate of income tax is applied rising to £50,000 at the same time. They had been due to come into effect in April 2020. Alongside this were...

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Princetown Whisky on the way
Aug22

Princetown Whisky on the way

Now work has begun on building the largest whisky distillery outside Scotland and at 1,400 feet above sea level, the highest in the United Kingdom. During the consultation it was noted that it would be positive for the local economy and local jobs. Princetown Distillers Ltd made the application to build the £4.5 million building which will contain a visitor centre and a spirit storage facility as well as the distillery. There will be...

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Dartmoor Marmalade maker celebrates success
Apr05

Dartmoor Marmalade maker celebrates success

Local preserves company Clare’s Preserves is toasting their success having received a prestigious award at the 13th World’s Original Marmalade Awards celebrations at Dalemain. With record entries from around the globe, this Award proves that their marmalade really is world class. Clare’s Preserves from Bovey Tracey has just scooped a Double Gold award in the 13th World’s Original Marmalade Awards. Clare’s Preserves won one of the...

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Time to celebrate in Okehampton!
Mar08

Time to celebrate in Okehampton!

Gilbert Stephens solicitors are celebrating one year at their Market Street, Okehampton office with an informal gathering for drinks and are inviting clients and fellow professionals to join them. Gilbert Stephens, who already had 5 offices in Devon, decided to expand in to Okehampton having noticed a need. “Even before we opened we already had instructions from local residents” said Philip Horlock a property solicitor based in the...

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