The new £2.24 million “park and change” site on the eastern edge of Exeter has opened today (Monday 26 July) enabling people to travel into the city or the Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone by bus, bicycle or car sharing
“Although the legal restrictions have lifted, our responsibility to members of our family, friends and society has not changed.”
Devon’s vital children’s services have provided a well-coordinated and effective response to the challenges of COVID, according to Government inspectors.
A tough 115-mile route from Sherford to Exeter awaits some of the world’s top cyclists when The Tour of Britain returns to Devon on Monday 6 September for Stage Two of this year’s Tour
More families in Devon are eligible for free school meals for their children than ever before, with numbers soaring during the coronavirus pandemic to the highest levels on record. Over the past year, Devon County Council has invested nearly £3.1 million on providing supermarket vouchers for families who qualify for free school meals so their children don’t go hungry over the school holidays.
In total 156,840 cigarettes (7,842 Packets of 20) and 36.25Kgs of hand rolling tobacco (725 x 50g pouches) were seized from retailers across the service area.
Devon County Council leader John Hart has been re-elected as the chairman of South West Councils for a fifth two-year term.
Public Health Devon urges residents to beat the heat and look out for most vulnerable in our communities as temperatures continue to soar
The hot weather can affect anyone, and much of the advice on beating the heat is common sense, but for the most vulnerable such as very young children, older people aged over 75 years old, those who live alone or in a care home and people who have a serious or long term illness, the summer heat can be really quite dangerous.
The plan has been drawn up in partnership with the police, health and mental health providers, the voluntary and community sectors, Network Rail, Highways England, The Samaritans, the Devon Prisons Service and Exeter University.
Peninsula Transport has launched its vision for the future of transport across the South West, as part of its work in developing a full regional transport strategy
Devon County Council is encouraging residents to #BackTheFuture with £40k for climate related projects
The Council has made £40k funding available through the #BackTheFuture initiative, which will help individuals, community groups and organisations to make their planet positive ideas a reality.
As the country begins to return to some degree of normality, Devon County Council is keen to help local communities get back to doing the things they love safely and confidently, so they’ve created a special fund to support them.