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Growth Deal Helps Fund Somerset Flood Action Plan


As part of the part-Growth Deal funded Somerset Flood Action Plan, two sections of King’s Sedgemoor Drain will be dredged for Somerset Rivers Authority this autumn, to bring back their 1970s’ flow. The works at Parchey Bridge near Chedzoy and the railway bridge at Dunball will help to reduce flood risks across an area of […]

Help us help you: Heart of the South West Leaders message to Minister


Leaders from authorities across the Heart of the South West are calling on Government to help them play a greater role in getting ready for the impacts of Brexit. In a letter to the Minister for Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), signed jointly by Cllr David Fothergill, Chair of HotSW Joint Committee and Steve […]

Job Vacancy – Senior Manager – Local Industrial Strategy


Apply here. Salary £54,215 pro rata Job term Fixed Term Appointment Full Time Hours 37 hours a week. Closing Date 03 January 2019 For an informal discussion please contact Keri Denton 07769 179019 This vacancy is initially offered on a 9 month fixed term contract. There may be an option for contract extension. This post […]

Heart of the South West LEP Conference and AGM 2018


The Heart of the South West (HotSW) LEP held its fourth Conference and AGM at Sandy Park in Exeter this week, with over 300 delegates. The event showcased the LEP’s achievements with its £3/4 billion portfolio of investment that’s making a significant impact on the economies of the HotSW area – Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and […]

Vacancy – Enterprise Co-ordinator (SEND), Somerset


The HotSW Careers Hub is a collection of more than 40 secondary schools and FE colleges located across the Heart of the South West (HotSW) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area.  Operating in Somerset, Devon, Torbay and Plymouth, The Careers Hub is one of 20 pilots to be chosen for implementation by The Careers and Enterprise […]