Nicky Skinner, Team Leader of the Year in Adult social care

Devon County Council social work Manager, Nicky Skinner, has been commended for her outstanding dedication, and awarded a top award for work in her field.

Posted on: 11 December 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

More money for adult social care, children and health planned by Devon County Council

A big boost on spending for adult social care, health and children’s services is being planned by Devon County Council despite continuing Government cuts.

Posted on: 8 December 2017 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments

Road users urged to take extra care in freezing conditions

Devon County Council is warning road users to take extra care in freezing conditions as road surface temperatures are expected to stay sub zero throughout part of tomorrow morning

Posted on: 8 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Gritters out in force across Devon

With wintry showers and icy conditions forecast, Devon County Council’s 37 frontline gritters will be treating all of Devon’s main salting routes this evening and overnight

Posted on: 7 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Stabilisation work on B3230 completed early

Work to stabilise the B3230 at Plaistow Mills, near Muddiford, has been completed and the road has re-opened more than two weeks ahead of schedule

Posted on: 6 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Cranbrook and Exeter celebrate multi million funding from Sport England

Cranbrook’s Active Mums turned out today to celebrate £13 million of Sport England funding being jointly awarded to the town.

Posted on: 5 December 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Overnight closures at Sandygate Junction 30

From Monday (4 December) until Friday 8 December, Junction 30 of the M5 will need to be closed overnight for surfacing and lining work to be completed

Posted on: 1 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Those at ‘high risk’ of HIV are urged to get tested

Groups or communities that are most at risk of contracting HIV are advised to have an HIV test at least annually.

Posted on: 1 December 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments
Gritters out in force

Gritters heading out across the county

Warning of possible icy roads with temperatures set to drop below freezing overnight and remaining sub zero until tomorrow morning

Posted on: 28 November 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Should I call the Doctor, or a friend?

We know what the word ‘social’ means. We think we know what ‘prescribing’ means. But do we know what ‘Social Prescribing’ is? Here’s a quick run through of what it is, and why we should all care.

Posted on: 28 November 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 19 Comments
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