News Centre http://www.devonnewscentre.info Devon County Council en-gb Sat, 24 Aug 2019 18:32:24 +0000 Fostering Devon recruits record number of foster carers https://www.devonnewscentre.info/fostering-devon-recruits-record-number-of-foster-carers/ Tue, 06 Aug 2019 13:03:04 +0100 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 https://www.devonnewscentre.info/fostering-devon-recruits-record-number-of-foster-carers/ New scheme launches to encourage businesses to be breastfeeding friendly https://www.devonnewscentre.info/new-scheme-launches-to-encourage-businesses-to-be-breastfeeding-friendly/ Wed, 31 Jul 2019 16:54:49 +0100 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. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/new-scheme-launches-to-encourage-businesses-to-be-breastfeeding-friendly/ Consultation to include double yellow lines in care worker parking scheme... https://www.devonnewscentre.info/consultation-to-include-double-yellow-lines-in-careworker-parking-scheme-begins/ Thu, 01 Aug 2019 12:06:59 +0100 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. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/consultation-to-include-double-yellow-lines-in-careworker-parking-scheme-begins/ Funding secured for North Devon Enterprise Centre https://www.devonnewscentre.info/funding-secured-for-roundswell-enterprise-centre/ Thu, 01 Aug 2019 11:43:34 +0100 Funding for the North Devon Enterprise Centre has been secured by Devon County Council from the European Regional Development Fund and the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership’s Growth Deal https://www.devonnewscentre.info/funding-secured-for-roundswell-enterprise-centre/ Leading the charge – new scheme will quadruple electric car charge... https://www.devonnewscentre.info/leading-the-charge-new-scheme-will-quadruple-electric-car-charge-points-in-exeter/ Mon, 29 Jul 2019 12:31:11 +0100 Devon County Council (DCC) has formed a consortium with two private sector companies, ZAPINAMO and Gamma Energy, to install and operate 150 electric car charge points on the streets of Exeter over the next two years. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/leading-the-charge-new-scheme-will-quadruple-electric-car-charge-points-in-exeter/ “My tree, my responsibility” campaign launched to tackle Ash... https://www.devonnewscentre.info/my-tree-my-responsibility-campaign-launched-to-tackle-ash-dieback/ Mon, 08 Jul 2019 09:30:34 +0100 Devon County Council has launched its “My tree, my responsibility” campaign, supported by the Devon Ash Dieback Resilience Forum, to encourage landowners with ash trees to inspect them for Ash dieback https://www.devonnewscentre.info/my-tree-my-responsibility-campaign-launched-to-tackle-ash-dieback/