Economic Development Service
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The Economic Development Service

The service aims to develop, implement, integrate and monitor the council’s role in the development of a healthy economy for North Devon.

Specific services:
  • Business advice, and assistance to council departments and other bodies
  • Co-ordinating, developing and/or supporting funding bids for capital and revenue funding from European and other sources
  • Lobbying and partnership work with local, county and regional based organisations
  • Handling inward investment enquiries
  • Developing and managing specific projects in accordance with the North-West Devon Economic Partnership Strategy
  • Strategy development and key sector support
  • Assist with integrating business advice and support with the other main business support agencies
  • Recommending rate relief to starter and small businesses

We provide this support either directly or more usually in partnership with a number of key agencies which we assist with core funding.

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Contact information

Economic Development
North Devon Council
Civic Centre
North Walk
Devon EX31 1EA

Telephone: 01271 388368
For Typetalk: precede with 18001
Fax: 01271 372196
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Our office hours are 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday.

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