Councillors speak out about hate crime

Councillors have firmly expressed their concerns in relation to reports of racially motivated incidents across the UK, and reiterated their commitment to tackling the problem of prejudice and hate crime in Devon

Posted on: 29 July 2016 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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Residential streetlights converted in St Loyes and Topsham

Around 780 streetlights will be switched off overnight in some residential streets in Topsham and the St Loyes area of Exeter from Monday 1 August

Posted on: 26 July 2016 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Staff go the ‘extra mile’ for pupils who enjoy learning and achieve high standards at Tiverton primary

A Tiverton primary is celebrating after every aspect of school life was rated good or better by independent education inspectors

Posted on: 22 July 2016 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Rise in Family Group Conferences to protect children from harm

More families are using family group conferences as a way of managing their difficulties and to address concerns that authorities have about their child’s safety

Posted on: 18 July 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Devon shows strong employment figures for people with learning disabilities

There’s been a significant rise in the number of people with learning disabilities gaining paid employment thanks largely to supported internship programmes like the Barnstaple Project SEARCH, says Devon County Council

Posted on: 18 July 2016 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Celebration of headteachers’ service to Devon’s children

A celebration of nearly 200 years of service to children in Devon by eight headteachers has been held by the county’s schools chiefs

Posted on: 18 July 2016 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
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Teignmouth primary wins top award

A Teignmouth primary school has won a top award for its inclusive teaching which has boosted pupil performance.

Posted on: 18 July 2016 | Posted in: Education | 1 Comment
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Tiger crossing proposals to go before committee

Councillors are due to discuss proposals for Devon’s first “tiger” crossing, which is included in the first stage of Devon County Council’s plans for a Sidbury – Sidford cycle and walking route

Posted on: 18 July 2016 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

VideoBitten by the gardening bug

A team of people supported by Devon County Council’s Nichols Centre in Exeter have taken over a plot on the Stokehill allotments at Marypole Road

Posted on: 18 July 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Devon primary academy trust is one of the best in the country

A highly successful Devon primary academy trust has been rated as one of the best in the country for school improvement.

Posted on: 13 July 2016 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
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