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Exmouth’s mayor thanks community for supporting Afghan refugees

Steve Gazzard is reminding local people that support is available for anyone who needs it – and he is urging any local families who need help ‘to come forward’.

Posted on: 24 September 2021 | Posted in: Community
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Traffic lights to be installed at Newbridge in Chudleigh Knighton

Traffic signals are to be installed at the Grade Two Listed Newbridge at Clay Lane in Chudleigh Knighton from Sunday 10 October to Saturday 6 November in order to improve safety, reduce congestion and protect the structure

Posted on: 24 September 2021 | Posted in: Environment

Scheme that’s improve recycling up for national award

Shared Savings Scheme has also increased recycling rates

Posted on: 24 September 2021 | Posted in: Environment

Op Snap catches Devon and Cornwall drivers dangerously overtaking cyclists

Video footage of cars overtaking cyclists too fast and too close has been released by the Devon and Cornwall road safety partnership, Vision Zero South West

Posted on: 24 September 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Funding available for organisations to support self-isolating residents

Devon County Council is launching a new fund to help community organisations provide practical, social and emotional support to Devon residents self-isolating due to COVID-19. The grants of up to £5,000 for small projects and £20,000 for larger projects canaaa

Posted on: 23 September 2021 | Posted in: Community
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Airband progressing with fibre broadband rollout in Devon and Somerset

Broadband provider Airband will be installing fibre broadband in a number of communities in Devon and Somerset in the coming weeks as part of the ongoing CDS broadband rollout

Posted on: 23 September 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Landmark decision by County Council to make public sector pensions greener

Another major step towards achieving the county’s zero-carbon ambition has been taken by Devon County Council.

Posted on: 21 September 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Exmouth rallies to help Afghan families

Afghan families, who had had worked with and for the UK forces in Afghanistan, are staying in Exmouth temporarily

Posted on: 20 September 2021 | Posted in: Community
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Devon welcomes Afghan refugees in plans to help them resettle in the UK

The UK Home Office is to place a number of Afghan families in temporary bridging’ accommodation in an Exmouth hotel, as part of the government’s refugee resettlement programme.

Posted on: 17 September 2021 | Posted in: Community

12 to 15 year olds to be offered the vaccination

Young people, aged 12 to 15, are to be offered the vaccine, it was announced this week.

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