News Centre http://www.devonnewscentre.info Devon County Council en-gb Sat, 23 Mar 2019 21:59:23 +0000 Council leader reacts angrily to post-Brexit funding announcement https://www.devonnewscentre.info/council-leader-reacts-angrily-to-post-brexit-funding-announcement/ Tue, 05 Mar 2019 16:18:01 +0000 Cllr Hart, Leader, Devon County Council and Chair, South West Councils, said: “Yet again the South West is the poor relation to the rest of the country. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/council-leader-reacts-angrily-to-post-brexit-funding-announcement/ More help for children, elderly and vulnerable https://www.devonnewscentre.info/more-help-for-children-elderly-and-vulnerable/ Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:59:36 +0000 Devon County Council has agreed a budget which commits more money for children's services, adult social care and roads. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/more-help-for-children-elderly-and-vulnerable/ Professionals invited to largest health and social care jobs fair ever held... https://www.devonnewscentre.info/professionals-invited-to-largest-health-and-social-care-jobs-fair-ever-held-in-devon/ Mon, 11 Mar 2019 12:27:22 +0000 The first-time health and social care professionals will have the chance to meet all of Devon’s largest health and social care providers in one place https://www.devonnewscentre.info/professionals-invited-to-largest-health-and-social-care-jobs-fair-ever-held-in-devon/ School and college leavers encouraged to earn while they learn https://www.devonnewscentre.info/school-and-college-leavers-encouraged-to-earn-while-they-learn/ Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:35:24 +0000 While universities remain a popular destination for school and college leavers before embarking on the working world, more young people are seeing just as attractive the opportunity to gain professional qualifications while on the job. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/school-and-college-leavers-encouraged-to-earn-while-they-learn/ Somerset farmer banned from keeping livestock for 10 years https://www.devonnewscentre.info/somerset-farmer-banned-from-keeping-livestock-for-10-years/ Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:14:39 +0000 Brian Churches, 58, of Yew Tree Farm, Rodney Stoke,was convicted for a range of animal welfare offences at his two farms. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/somerset-farmer-banned-from-keeping-livestock-for-10-years/ DCMS backs bid to extend broadband funding for Devon and Somerset to 2023 https://www.devonnewscentre.info/dcms-backs-bid-to-extend-broadband-funding-for-devon-and-somerset-to-2023/ Fri, 15 Mar 2019 17:45:04 +0000 The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is backing a bid to extend £18.7 million of funding for superfast broadband in Devon and Somerset up to March 2023 https://www.devonnewscentre.info/dcms-backs-bid-to-extend-broadband-funding-for-devon-and-somerset-to-2023/