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Feature Article: Plymouth freeport busin...

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  Interesting article in Plymouthherald.co.uk A full business case for Plymouth’s tax-break freeport is due to be submitted to the Government in April explaining how it aims to create 3,500 jobs and pump £400m into the region’s economy. The Plymouth and South Devon freeport is expected to provide thousands of direct jobs across Plymouth, Devon […]

Feature Article: Plymouth leaps into top...

A Princess Yachts V50 model. The firm, with more than 3,000 workers, is among the most significant manufacturing employers in Plymouth (Image: Matt Gilley)

Interesting article in Business-live.co.uk Plymouth had leapt into the list of the UK’s 10 most important manufacturing powerhouses for the first time. The city has been ranked at number nine for cities with the highest concentration of people working in manufacturing. Britain’s Ocean City is not only the largest manufacturing base in the South of […]

Feature Article: Levelling up the South ...

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  Interesting article in the Ivybridge & South Brent Gazette Council leaders have welcomed Government backing for a Devon, Plymouth and Torbay County Deal aimed at delivering on key economic and social priorities for the area. The announcement by Levelling Up Secretary Michael Gove commits the Government to working with a strong partnership of councils […]

Feature article: Huge plans could delive...

Near the Deep Lane junction on the A38 (Image: Penny Cross / Plymouth Live)

  Interesting article in plymouthherald.co.uk. A massive new plan that could deliver 3,500 new jobs, £25m of investment, and a new bridge over the A38 will be discussed by councillors next week. South Hams District Council’s executive will be given an update on the progress of the proposed Plymouth and South Devon Freeport when they […]

Feature article: Freeport could be a boo...

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  Interesting article in Dartmouth Today. Councillors will discuss the progress of the proposed Plymouth and South Devon Freeport when South Hams District Council Executive Committee meet on 27 January 27 2022. Outline proposals, which could mean 3,500 new jobs for the region and a new cycle link, have now been shared with central government. […]

Feature article: Plymouth and South Devo...

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Interesting article from Plymouth Live: Plans to create a Plymouth and South Devon Freezone which will unlock millions of pounds worth of public and private investment, as well as create thousands of jobs, has reached a key milestone. Plymouth City Council, in partnership with South Hams District Council and Devon County Council, have now submitted […]

Featured article: Princess Yachts want t...

Interesting article from the Plymouth Herald: Luxury boat maker Princess Yachts wants to build another factory in Plymouth’s freeport area so it can produce more vessels, employ more people and fulfil a US$1bn order book. The manufacturer is considering a new production facility at its South Yard base, in Devonport, which is included in Plymouth’s […]

Featured article: What is a free port? A...

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Article from The Guardian: Boris Johnson is considering establishing free ports in the UK if he succeeds Theresa May as UK prime minister in July. Belfast, Teesside and Aberdeen are among potential sites for the tax-free economic zones. What is a free port? Free ports or zones are designated by the government as areas with […]