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New future for Great Western House in Taunton

02 August 2018
The Great Western House building which has lain empty for 4 years is now on course to be brought back to life thanks to a partnership between YMCA Somerset Coast and Taunton Deane Borough Council.
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£1.3bn Hinkley contracts ‘just the tip of the iceberg’ for South West

23 July 2018
Contracts worth more than £1.3bn at Hinkley Point C have already been awarded to South West businesses, according to government figures released last week. But this is just the tip of the iceberg according to the Hinkley Supply Chain Team, which says that the opportunity to benefit from the project and create an industrial legacy for the region is only just beginning.
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Marks & Spencer reveal opening date for Bridgwater store

18 June 2018
MARKS & Spencer has revealed that there are now just a couple of weeks to go until their new Bridgwater store opens.
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FREE BUSINESS SUPPORT FOR SOMERSET SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

30 May 2018
The Enhance Social Enterprise Programme offers a minimum of 12 fully funded hours of business support to existing social enterprises, voluntary and community sector groups who want to grow trading incomes.
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FREE Business Support for Somerset Businesses

02 May 2018
Do you want to grow your business by increasing sales, revenue and profit to make your company more efficient? Let’s take your business to the next level – growth! There’s so many ways to grow your business but sometimes it’s hard to bring yourself above the everyday life of running your company to be able to navigate your way to generating more revenue and developing a more efficient way of working.
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Devon and Somerset small businesses urged to take advantage of free training before the July 2018 deadline

01 May 2018
Small and medium sized enterprises across Devon and Somerset are being urged to take advantage of fully funded skills training for their workforce before the deadline to utilise the funds in July 2018.
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CIDER COMPANY SECURES EXPORT CONTRACTS

23 March 2018
A Taunton cider company has secured six new export contracts in the last 12 months with the aim to double its exporting sales over 2018.
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£1.9 million comes to South Somerset to help develop link road on Yeovil’s largest urban extension

09 February 2018
South Somerset District Council is delighted that Yeovil's largest urban extension to the north of Thorne Lane will benefit from £1.9m of Government Funding under the first wave of the Government's Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF).
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100-Bed Premier Inn for Bridgwater Gateway

26 October 2017
A new 100-bed Premier Inn hotel is set to be developed at the £150m Bridgwater Gateway business park in Somerset. The hotel will be located on one of the road frontage plots on the southern side of the entrance to the 100-acre site, off J24 of the M5 motorway.
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New high tech Business Park in Taunton

09 October 2017
Taunton Deane Borough Council is pressing ahead with its commitment to invest in the local economy after agreeing to buy a business park in Taunton. The council is to consolidate its holdings at Lisieux Way to help protect existing high tech jobs on the site, attracting new employers and to regenerate the key employment site. The aim is to create a high tech business park, within easy reach of the town centre and road and rail connections, with high quality companies similar to those already on the site.
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