A new hardship fund is being set up for local people struggling with their finances as a result of the pandemic, with £600,000 in the County Council budget for 2021/22 to support those who need short-term emergency assistance
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Devon has the lowest case rates of all upper tier council authorities in the country, with six of the county’s eight District areas among those with fewest cases of coronavirus.
Devon County Council is contacting businesses in the Exeter area to encourage firms whose staff attend the workplace rather than work from home, to take up lateral flow tests to identify carriers of the virus, if they’re not already accessing regular testing.
Neighbouring authorities of Plymouth City Council, Devon County Council and South Hams District Council have joined forces on a Freeport bid to unlock £35 million pounds of funding for the area
The ‘Listening Ear’ service launched by Devon Communities Together and Devon County Council is hosting a series of free online events, starting on Tuesday 23 February, to help local business owners with their wellbeing during the ongoing pandemic
Resurfacing and drainage work will take place on Sidwell Street and at the junction of Sidwell Street and Summerland Street in Exeter from Monday 15 February to Friday 26 February and from Monday 1 March to Wednesday 3 March