News Centre http://www.devonnewscentre.info Devon County Council en-gb Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:15:29 +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/ Stark warning leads to call for more home care workers across Devon https://www.devonnewscentre.info/stark-warning-leads-to-call-for-more-home-care-workers-across-devon/ Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:51:26 +0000 As the Government announces measures to reduce the impact of additional winter pressures on critical front line health services, local Councils are taking steps to prevent people from going to hospital with preventable complaints or to help them return home as quickly as possible after treatment. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/stark-warning-leads-to-call-for-more-home-care-workers-across-devon/ 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/