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People gathered for a photograph outside Age Concern's Barnstaple's offices.

Devon County Council gives its support to valued local charity

Devon County Council has given Age Concern Barnstaple and District £25,000 to help the charity stay afloat.

Posted on: 9 August 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments
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North Devon, Torridge and Torbay residents are asked to consider becoming adoptive parents

A shortage of potential adopters in North Devon, Torridge and Torbay is making it difficult to give children permanent homes, says the south west region’s adoption agency.

Posted on: 6 August 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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Fostering Devon recruits record number of foster carers

Following a massive recruitment drive a record number of families in Devon have signed up to provide safe, caring homes for the 700 plus children and young people in Devon who are not able to live with their birth families

Posted on: 6 August 2019 | Posted in: | 2 Comments
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Consultation to include double yellow lines in care worker parking scheme begins

Residents are invited to have their say on Devon County Council proposals to allow care and health professionals to use yellow lines restrictions when visiting clients at home.

Posted on: 1 August 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 54 Comments

Trading standards warns of blind cord danger to toddlers

There have been 29 toddler deaths connected to blind cords since 1999.

Posted on: 12 July 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

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