Devon County Council has given Age Concern Barnstaple and District £25,000 to help the charity stay afloat.
Health and Wellbeing
The Devon Positive About Breastfeeding Scheme urges all businesses in the county to make their environment as friendly and comfortable as possible to encourage parents, and particularly breastfeeding mothers, to feel confident feeding there.
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.
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
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.
There have been 29 toddler deaths connected to blind cords since 1999.