Rural Enterprise, and Waste

Rural Enterprise Exmoor Networking Workshop

24th October, 12.30pm – 4.00pm

Moorland Hall, Wheddon Cross

Entrepreneurs, business owners and managers from across Exmoor are invited to attend a free networking and workshop session to launch the Rural Enterprise Exmoor initiative.  Full details available here: FREE Workshop October 2019

A free buffet lunch will be provided during a networking session at the start, which will include stands from a range of business support organisations.  Presentations will then be given, including an introduction to the Rural Enterprise Exmoor project, case studies from local businesses grown on Exmoor, and an introduction to the work of the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership from their Chief Operating Officer.

Attendance is free but spaces must be booked in advance via this link: Rural Enterprise Exmoor Workshop.

For further details, email or follow @RuralEntExmoor on Facebook and Twitter.

West Somerset Opportunity Area Update

The West Somerset Opportunity Area was launched by the government to raise education standards locally, providing every child and young person with the chance to reach their full potential.

The programme is focused on improving early years education, improving outcomes at primary and secondary school, and helping young people find a good job.

To read the latest news from the WSOA Programme team, please click here:
West Somerset Opportunity Area Update

Somerset Waste Partnership Update

The latest Somerset Waste Partnership Briefing includes news about:

  • When Recycle More starts rolling out
  • Recycling site winter hours and unchanged permit scheme
  • Plans to cut the cost of garden waste collections
  • Site entry fees end and changes to other charges
  • Tackling delayed collections
  • The move away from landfill

Please click here to read the full update: SWP Briefing October 2019

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