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Farmer who caused lamb ‘unnecessary suffering’ given two year livestock ban

Andrew Conibear, 57, of Knapp Down, Combe Martin, pleaded guilty to failing to look after animals in his care i

Posted on: 18 June 2021 | Posted in: Community
The community testing mobile van visiting Lynton. Two people in the photo. One talking to the other about the testing.

Devon’s mobile community testing sites report steady demand

Devon’s mobile community testing sites report a steady demand for assisted lateral flow testing.

Posted on: 17 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
A group of young adults chatting and laughing outside

A call out to be careful

The latest data in Devon shows the largest volume of positive cases among young people and the younger working age population, 20 to 39 year olds.  

Posted on: 17 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
older gentleman looking out of a window

Support available for people experiencing ‘Long COVID’ 

Long COVID – the prolonged symptoms following a COVID infection – is something that many people are experiencing.   These are symptoms that are having a significant impact on their physical recovery, psychological wellbeing, or ability to perform usual activities. 

Posted on: 17 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Books on a shelf

Small delay for our local libraries

The reintroduction of in-person library services – staff and library services operating like they used to pre-pandemic – has been delayed, following the Prime Minister’s announcement this week.

Posted on: 17 June 2021 | Posted in: Community
Elderly gentleman receiving his vaccine

Next call for first and second jabs

People aged 40 and over are now able to book their second jab on the national booking system, from eight weeks after their first dose.

Posted on: 17 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Rapid lateral flow testing kit, laid out on a table top

Which test is appropriate and when

We’re hearing of people with symptoms of coronavirus, using the rapid lateral flow testing kits to establish whether they have the virus, and then getting on with their day. But anyone with symptoms should self-isolate and arrange a PCR test and stay self-isolating pending the result.

Posted on: 17 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

What do you think of the traffic in Newton Abbot? We want to hear your views!

The results of the survey will help the partnership understand if a new lower speed limit would benefit the town.

Posted on: 17 June 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of viaduct on the proposed Tavistock rail line

Funding bid submitted for rail reinstatement business case

Devon County Council has submitted a bid for funding to develop the business case for the Tavistock to Plymouth railway

Posted on: 15 June 2021 | Posted in: Environment
small glass bottles of COVID-19 vaccine

So why has the PM delayed lifting most of the restrictions?

So, the government has delayed the lifting of some restrictions. Here’s why.

Posted on: 15 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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