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Open letter to parents and carers of children with SEND

Open letter to parents and carers of children with SEND, from Vicky Ford MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families.

Posted on: 31 May 2020
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Local Outbreak Plans will be supplementary to national testing and tracing arrangements

Last Friday (22 May), the Government announced that Councils will receive a share of an extra £300m to help establish local outbreak plans which will include local coordination and management of infection control and of local testing and tracing arrangements.

Posted on: 28 May 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Council welcomes extra funding for local authorities to develop new COVID-19 track and trace plans

Devon County Council has welcomed today’s Government announcement that local councils are to play a central role in developing new local track and trace plans for their local areas.

Posted on: 22 May 2020
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In the words of a social worker — thank you to foster carers

One of our children’s social workers has written about why foster carers deserve a huge thank you, especially now. Read about his experience of working with vulnerable children, and how foster carers make such a difference to young people’s lives.

Posted on: 21 May 2020
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Pandemic offers glimpse into a carbon neutral future

Lower traffic levels and energy use has led to a 23 per cent drop in emissions during April

Posted on: 21 May 2020

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