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Devon chosen to be in one of the largest trials to improve mental health services for children

Devon County Council is one of only nine local authorities chosen to be part of a trial that aims to improve the mental health of children across the UK.

Posted on: 7 February 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Devon’s public shows their appreciation to the services that don’t stop for cold weather

Roads across the county have generally improved throughout the day, as highways teams have been working hard to clear them.

Posted on: 1 February 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
South West Coastpath at Limekilns re-opens

South West Coastpath at Limekilns re-opened following flood damage

The path between Budleigh Salterton Lime Kiln car park and White Bridge, on South Farm Road, was originally closed in September after it sustained significant flood damage making it unsafe to use.

Posted on: 30 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Young carers goes the extra mile, literally

Thousands of young people in Devon are actively involved in providing care to family members with long term illnesses.  They’re used to going the extra mile.

Posted on: 29 January 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments
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Make this year your quit year

If you are a smoker, though, the decision about what to do is far easier – conclusive evidence suggests the single best thing you can do for your health and wellbeing in 2019 is to quit smoking

Posted on: 22 January 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 2 Comments

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