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East Devon Farmers Group

Neil gave a presentation to the East Devon Farmers Group to help launch their 5 year Farm Facilitation scheme.

He underlined the importance of stewardship of the environment as part of a profitable and sustainable farming sector.

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Hurly Burly Nursery in Tiverton

Neil visited the Hurly Burly nursery in Tiverton to see one of the town's newest childcare facilities. The nursery opened in January after the closure of Kingfishers nursery. 

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Tiverton High School Careers Fair

Neil paid a visit to the Tiverton High School Careers Fair, showcasing the many jobs, qualifications and training paths available to students after they leave school.

He was interviewed by the Mid Devon Gazette. The video and full story can be found at this link:

South West Growth Summit

Neil attended the South West Growth Summit on Friday at Exeter University. Organised by the Pennon Group, the summit focused on boosting jobs and economic activity in the South West region.

Petroc Mid Devon Campus Visit

Neil visited Petroc's Mid Devon campus in Tiverton to meet with the Principal, vice-Principal and students.

Climate Coalition Event

Neil joined local residents, activists and campaigners for a Climate Coalition event at the Tiverton Hotel to discuss action to tackle Climate Change.

Working Together Event

Neil spoke at East Devon District Council's 'Working Together' event on confronting the challenges of an ageing population.

Historic Mills for Energy Project

Neil visited a range of historic mills in Devon and Somerset to learn more about an exciting new project to bring the sites back into use to generate hydro-electric power.

Dalwood Community Shop 15th Anniversary Celebrations

Neil joined residents for the 15th anniversary celebrations of the Dalwood Community shop and post office. The celebrations showcased local products and showed how the shop has extended its range of foods over the last few years.