Devon needs you: get a job in health and social care

Devon needs frontline Healthcare Assistants to support the NHS and social care as coronavirus puts even greater pressure on existing services and staff.

Posted on: 1 April 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon County Council increases support available through COVID 19 Prompt Action Fund

Devon County Council is giving more to support local organisations helping to tackle the effects of coronavirus in their communities, by introducing a new grant of up to £5,000 as part of the COVID 19 Prompt Action Fund.

Posted on: 1 April 2020
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VideoCouncil chief praises the dedication of Team Devon

Devon County Council Leader John Hart has praised the dedication of council workers across Devon who are operating as an additional emergency service during the coronavirus pandemic

Posted on: 31 March 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Councils identify alternative accommodation to help the NHS

Councils are identifying accommodation that could, if required, be turned into temporary care facilities for people when they’re ready to leave hospital, to relieve pressure on the NHS.

Posted on: 30 March 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Repairs planned on A3079

Safety repairs will be carried out to around 11 miles (18km) of the A3079 from Fowley Cross to Cookworthy Farm, via Halwill Junction, starting from Monday 6 April

Posted on: 30 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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New transport scheme trialled for key workers

With public transport services reduced, Devon County Council is trialling a new on-demand subsidised taxi service to help key workers travel to and from work

Posted on: 30 March 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Devon pilots new, first of its kind, nursing associate apprenticeship in care homes

Nine apprentices, part funded by Devon County Council, will be employed by independent sector social care providers.

Posted on: 30 March 2020

Information regarding Public Rights of Way and Coronavirus

Please follow the link here to the Public Rights of Way webpage for important information and advice.

Posted on: 30 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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New domestic campaign launched as cases expected to increase

Partner agencies across Devon and Cornwall are launching a campaign to raise awareness around domestic abuse and have warned that it may increase in the coming weeks due to the impact of Covid-19.

Posted on: 27 March 2020
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Devon County Council launch COVID-19 Prompt Action Fund to help communities

Devon County Council has launched the COVID-19 Prompt Action Fund to help provide valuable funding to organisations working in communities that have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Posted on: 27 March 2020
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