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Feature / Strategy & governance
Claire Wright is poised to make history by beating the Tories in East Devon next week. If she does it will be without thanks to the LibDems and Greens, who insisted on standing candidates against her despite the preferences of local party members and the Unite to Remain campaign.
News / Education & skills
The Exeter branch of the University & College Union (UCU) is taking part in a national eight day strike for fair pay and pensions, including equal pay for female and BAME staff, and against casualisation and increasing workloads.
Feature / Transport & mobility
A change to Exeter's G bus service operator has revealed the limits of Devon County Council's approach to transport system integration.
News / Economy & enterprise
Our business-led Local Enterprise Partnership appears committed to a new approach to driving growth which its CEO describes as "game-changing".
News / Strategy & governance
Greg Sheldon wins Devon County Council division by just 40 votes after Labour loses nearly a fifth of its previous vote share.