News Centre http://www.devonnewscentre.info Devon County Council en-gb Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:42:16 +0000 Illegal tobacco seized https://www.devonnewscentre.info/illegal-tobacco-seized/ Wed, 26 Sep 2018 16:03:43 +0000 Haul included 8,120 cigarettes, with an estimated £1,763 duty and VAT evaded 4.5kg kilos of hand-rolling tobacco, with an estimated £986 duty and VAT evaded https://www.devonnewscentre.info/illegal-tobacco-seized/ Campaign increases employment opportunities for people with disabilities https://www.devonnewscentre.info/campaign-increases-employment-opportunities-for-people-with-disabilities/ Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:00:51 +0000 Devon County Council and Jobcentre Plus are launching a campaign to encourage businesses to recruit more people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/campaign-increases-employment-opportunities-for-people-with-disabilities/ Free opportunities for care workers to improve skills now available https://www.devonnewscentre.info/free-opportunities-for-care-workers-to-improve-skills-now-available/ Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:06:01 +0000 Care workers across Devon to improve their skills and gain qualifications through flexible and online learning. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/free-opportunities-for-care-workers-to-improve-skills-now-available/ Business Promotion Grants awarded to local companies https://www.devonnewscentre.info/business-promotion-grant-awarded-to-local-companies/ Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:52:26 +0000 Eleven Devon companies have been awarded funding from Devon County Council's Business Promotion Grant to help them promote their businesses at trade shows in order to reach new customers https://www.devonnewscentre.info/business-promotion-grant-awarded-to-local-companies/ Road realignment at Slapton progressing well https://www.devonnewscentre.info/road-realignment-at-slapton-progressing-well/ Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:08:35 +0000 Work is progressing well on the scheme to reconnect the A379 between Slapton and Strete Gate https://www.devonnewscentre.info/road-realignment-at-slapton-progressing-well/ Care job vacancies rise to 110,000 https://www.devonnewscentre.info/care-job-vacancies-rise-to-110000/ Thu, 27 Sep 2018 13:13:54 +0000 The Department of Health and Social Care this week announced that it’s going to run a recruitment campaign to help employers attract people with the right values into social care. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/care-job-vacancies-rise-to-110000/