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VideoParents encouraged to allow their children to be tested for COVID at school

Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, is encouraging parents to give their consent to allow their child to be tested for coronavirus at school.

Posted on: 4 March 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Testing will be the cornerstone of our way out of COVID-19

Testing for coronavirus is going to be the cornerstone of our transition back to normal life, Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, has declared.

Posted on: 4 March 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Plymouth and South Devon Freeport will boost jobs and opportunity

A new freeport in Plymouth and South Devon has been given the go ahead by the Government, unlocking million pounds of funding for the area.

Posted on: 4 March 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Ambitious plans to boost support for Devon’s special needs children

A radical plan to bring Devon’s school improvement services and support for special needs children back in-house has been unveiled.

Posted on: 4 March 2021 | Posted in: Education
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Freeport will provide access to jobs and opportunity

Plymouth and South Devon is to become a Freeport unlocking million pounds of funding for the area

Posted on: 3 March 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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£40m funding for Okehampton to Exeter rail line

More than £40 million of funding has been announced in today’s budget to reinstate passenger services on the Okehampton to Exeter rail line

Posted on: 3 March 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Devon Pension Fund net-zero investment pledge

Devon Pension Fund also commits to decarbonise all its current investments at a rate of seven per cent a year and to increase investments into carbon solutions 

Posted on: 3 March 2021
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Have your say on Devon’s Resource & Waste Management Strategy

The new document will present how the 10 councils responsible for waste collection or disposal in Devon, will continue to try to reduce the amount of household waste created and ensure that waste is managed in a sustainable and cost-efficient manner.

Posted on: 3 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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After-hours start-up programme launches in Barnstaple

A fully-funded, after-hours support programme aimed specifically at helping local people start and grow a business is launching at the Node Enterprise Centre in Barnstaple

Posted on: 2 March 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Public reminded to treat recycling centre staff with ‘courtesy’

Unprecedented demand and lockdown has lead to long queues – and short tempers – with several staff threatened or abused

Posted on: 2 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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