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Youth Service initiative gives young people the means to stay connected

Our youth service is raising money to buy tech and other means to help vulnerable young people access their services remotely. We’ve given nearly £10,000

Posted on: 19 May 2020 | Posted in: Community
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ConnectedCities invites Devon to discuss rail ambitions

ConnectedCities has invited Councillor Andrea Davis, Devon County Council Cabinet Member for Infrastructure and Development, and Chair of the Peninsula Rail Task Force, to talk about the Devon Metro at its online seminar

Posted on: 19 May 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Smile! It’s National Smile Month

Today signals the start of National Smile Month (18 May to 18 June), and Devon Public Health, Libraries Unlimited, Devon’s Childrens’ Centres and Action for Children are raising awareness of oral health hygiene in children and families, in conjunction with the Oral Health Foundation.

Posted on: 19 May 2020
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On-street parking enforcement due to resume

On-street parking enforcement will be gradually reintroduced by Devon County Council from today (Monday 18 May), with officers initially patrolling areas where concerns over increasing numbers of visitors have been raised by communities, police and councillors

Posted on: 18 May 2020 | Posted in: Community
Work at Dawlish sea wall

Council welcomes economic boost provided by Dawlish sea wall project

Devon County Council has welcomed the multi-million boost for the local economy being provided by Network Rail’s sea wall development at Dawlish

Posted on: 18 May 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of work constructing new bridge at Sidmouth

Historic Alma Bridge due to be removed

The historic Alma Bridge in Sidmouth is due to be removed over the coming weeks as work continues on developing a new crossing of the River Sid further upstream

Posted on: 18 May 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Letter from our Head of Schools about returning to school

Our Head of Education and Learning has written to parents and carers about the re-starting of schools for some year groups.

Posted on: 18 May 2020 | Posted in: Education
waste at recycling centre

Crowndale Recycling Centre in Tavistock reopens Sunday 17 May for essential use only

To protect the public and staff a series of health protection measures will be in force, including a one-in one-out policy and two-metre social distancing guidelines.

Posted on: 15 May 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Public Health Annual Report on planetary and human health receives cross party support

The report explores the relationship between the health of people and the health of our planet, including the links between environmental change and emerging infectious diseases such as coronavirus.

Posted on: 15 May 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Think Twice before you visit SW countryside or beaches urge LRF leaders

Issued on behalf of the Devon and Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Resilience Forum With the slight relaxation of lockdown, the South West is warning would-be tourists, second home owners and visitors to the region to ‘think twice’ aboutaaa

Posted on: 14 May 2020
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