Libraries Unlimited awarded funds to rollout new library services in North Devon

Arts Council England (ACE) has awarded Libraries Unlimited £245,330 as part of the Libraries Opportunities for Everyone Innovation Fund

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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Former Dawlish Community College student offered place at Oxford University to study maths

A former Dawlish Community College student who has been offered a place at Oxford University to study mathematics has returned to the college to speak to aspiring students.

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
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Health check reveals concerns for farming industry

A Council task group carried out a ‘health check’ of the farming industry last year, inviting farmers to tell them how life is for them and what challenges they’re facing. The task group’s report highlights key findings and sets out recommendations to address farmers’ concerns and to support the industry.

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Ruthless fly-tipper jailed

The defendant was caught following a joint investigation led by the Environment Agency with support from Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service, the police and other councils.

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Clever thinking volunteers are helping give back independence

Are you good at making things, and can you turn your hand to a challenge? Occupational Therapist Liz Riley looks for volunteer engineers to help people be independent

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Supporting people to be independent

The Chief Executive of the College of Occupational Therapists has heard how Devon OTs are supporting people to regain independence to such an extent that they need little or no further help

Posted on: 17 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Devon dementia care is good, but more education is needed

Awareness of dementia, its diagnosis and care for people with the condition is fantastic in Devon, but it’s inconsistent across the county, says a report to Councillors next week

Posted on: 16 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Hundreds get moving at Cranbrook Community Fun Day

Cranbrook lives up to its billing as a Healthy Town by attracting hundreds of people to the Community Fun Day, encouraging people to walk and cycle more

Posted on: 15 March 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Council steps in to secure two bus routes in South Devon

Following the withdrawal of bus services connecting to Torbay by bus operator Local Link, Devon County Council has responded by securing the main sections of two South Devon bus routes

Posted on: 14 March 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Fly-tippers who dumped rubbish at recycling centre gates fined

The culprits, who had been queuing to use the recycling centre, decided they couldn’t wait and left their items on the verge.

Posted on: 14 March 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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