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Kevin Blakey

Kevin Blakey was elected to East Devon District Council in May 2019 and is the Cabinet member holding the Economy portfolio. He is an independent councillor, one of three representing Cranbrook on EDDC.

He is also a member of Cranbrook Town Council, having been its Chairman from when the council first came into being in 2015 until he relinquished that role after the 2019 elections to allow sufficient time to take on the responsibilities of a district councillor.

Other posts held include Chairman of the Exmouth Regeneration Board and member of the Greater Exeter Strategic Sports Board.

Kevin works as a business administrator for a specialist optoelectronics engineering unit in Exeter, which is part of a USA-based global business. His career has spanned the insurance, commercial banking, business property and food industries.

Maintaining healthy work practices and business as usual at Exeter Science Park

We understand that it’s a tough time for everyone at the moment and our priority is to ensure the health and wellbeing of our colleagues, clients, partners, suppliers and the wider network. We have already put in place the infrastructure to enable us to continue operating the park and providing support and advice during this challenging time so that we are able to continue with business as usual.

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Work begins on new net zero carbon building at Exeter Science Park

Work on the new Ada Lovelace Building at Exeter Science Park has begun. The 20,000 square foot speculative office and laboratory space will aim to be net zero carbon for operational energy as a result of innovative design features, including 44kw solar roof-mounted solar-voltaic panels.

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