Responding to the 2021 Budget, Luke Pollard, the MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport said: “This budget is full of glossy announcements that just papers over the cracks. Britain has one of the deepest recessions of any western economy and one of the highest death tolls and this budget fails
Two senior appointments at Falmouth Docks & Engineering Company (FDEC) and A&P Group are set to help the business capitalise on new opportunities in the Group’s port operations. Mike Spicer, A&P Falmouth’s former Finance Director, has been made Director of Operations for Falmouth Docks & Engineering Company and Financial Director
Luke Pollard, the MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport, has today called for urgent support for South West Hospitality and Tourism businesses to be announced in the Chancellor’s Budget, due Wednesday. 20.2% of the businesses in Cornwall and 15.4% of the businesses in Devon are in the hospitality and tourism sectors,
Exmouth RNLI volunteer crew members launched today following a report of two paddleboarders needing help in the sea off the Exmouth coastline. At 10.26am today Sunday 28 February 2021 the Exmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat D-805 George Bearman II was tasked by H.M. Coastguard to a report of two paddleboarders who
The UK’s fishing tackle industry body, the Angling Trades Association, is today writing to seven Government ministers and 62 MPs along with Environment Secretary George Eustice in an effort to make it easier for bait manufacturers to export their products to Europe. Following the UK’s withdrawal from Europe at the
The ‘Nautobiography’ of a 90-year-old lifesaver— with tales of shipwreck, heroic rescue, wartime tragedy and its later resurrection Ninety years ago, on February 26, 1931, the RNLI took charge of new lifeboat which is still surviving after a heroic career and a longer period of retirement. Nearing the conclusion of
Brexit issues are causing small to medium-sized (SME) manufacturers in the South West significant disruption as they look to recover from the economic effects of COVID-19. The latest South West Manufacturing Barometer, which is produced by SWMAS, reveals 61% of companies have seen negative price changes within their supply chain
Exeter Cathedral School and their catering partners, Thomas Franks, are providing breakfast to their neighbour and local charity, St Petrock’s. Supporting the Thomas Franks Feeding Communities initiative, which aims to help eradicate food poverty, chef Adrian Kirby and the team at ECS have volunteered to provide 100 breakfasts a week.