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FREE Smart Skills Courses for 2022

FREE Smart Skills Courses for 2022

Smart Skills helps Devon based small or medium-sized businesses (SMEs) and other organisations to identify skills gaps in their existing workforce and provide the skills training they need to become more resilient. It also helps adults who are employed and looking for...

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Torbay Annual Report of the Director of Public Health

Torbay Annual Report of the Director of Public Health

It is an honour to share with you my first Annual Report as Director of Public Health for Torbay. I have chosen mental health as the focus for this report and invite you to continue in the conversation about improving the mental health and wellbeing of people in...

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Banks need to work together to ensure access for all

Banks need to work together to ensure access for all

Matt Hammerstein, the CEO of Barclays UK, says new Bank Hubs including one to be located in Brixham alongside work on the Access to Cash Group, show banks now need to work together to tackle the future. The recent COP Climate Change discussions reinforced that...

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Explorers seeking sponsorship

Explorers seeking sponsorship

In April, a group from the 6th Explorer Sea Scouts based in Paignton are heading to Bergen in Norway for a 10 day expedition, mostly unaided and unaccompanied. They are seeking sponsorship from local businesses. If you can help, please contact Alison Benney.

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TBGS Careers Fair – Thur 27 Jan

TBGS Careers Fair – Thur 27 Jan

Remember being at school and not knowing what to do after education?  If you want to help the next generation, there is a ‘call out’ for any one who would like to get involved in the Careers Fair at Torquay Boys Grammar School on Thursday 27th...

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Meet the Buyer!  Thur 16th Dec 2-4pm

Meet the Buyer! Thur 16th Dec 2-4pm

Did you know £153m of public sector contract and tender opportunities are available to local businesses? The TDA are working with local public sector partners to buy locally and help SME businesses :  Network with the lead buyers from the local public...

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Hampton by Hilton Hotel Open Day – Thur 25th Nov 12-8pm!

Hampton by Hilton Hotel Open Day – Thur 25th Nov 12-8pm!

The new hotel, Hampton by Hilton, on Torquay seafront is celebrating it’s first Open Day on Thurs 25th Nov.  Everyone interested in seeing the new premises and meeting all their local partners can just pop along any time from 12-8pm and meet Director of Sales, Jackie...

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Thank you

Thank you

Thank you to everyone for attending last month’s TBF event at the Grand - over 60 attended and heard a fascinating  presentation from Programme Director, Chris Knights. As part of the national New Hospital Programme, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust...

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Digital Skill Bootcamps

Digital Skill Bootcamps

Are you over 19 and live in Devon?  Why not improve your skills for free?   The Skills Bootcamps offer free, industry designed training courses to help people build specific sector skills.  Employers can use the training courses to upskill their...

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Congratulations

Congratulations

Congratulations to two TBF Executive Members who have both been nominated this month for national awards. Alison Benney, enlightenhr has been nominated for a national ‘She Has No Limits Award – as an ‘Aspirer’ – someone who has demonstrated a consistent and tireless...

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