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Devon pilots new, first of its kind, nursing associate apprenticeship in care homes

Nine apprentices, part funded by Devon County Council, will be employed by independent sector social care providers.

Posted on: 30 March 2020

Information regarding Public Rights of Way and Coronavirus

Please follow the link here to the Public Rights of Way webpage for important information and advice.

Posted on: 30 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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New domestic campaign launched as cases expected to increase

Partner agencies across Devon and Cornwall are launching a campaign to raise awareness around domestic abuse and have warned that it may increase in the coming weeks due to the impact of Covid-19.

Posted on: 27 March 2020
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Devon County Council launch COVID-19 Prompt Action Fund to help communities

Devon County Council has launched the COVID-19 Prompt Action Fund to help provide valuable funding to organisations working in communities that have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Posted on: 27 March 2020
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Highway repairs keeping roads safe for key workers

Highways teams are targeting safety repairs on Devon’s roads in order to maintain the local network for key workers

Posted on: 27 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Residents warned to be vigilant against COVID-19 scams

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service has issued a warning to local residents and businesses to be aware of fraudsters who are trying to exploit fear and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19.

Posted on: 25 March 2020

Local authority ‘shielding’ coordination hubs created to support Devon’s most vulnerable

A network of ‘shielding hubs’ coordinated by local authorities is rapidly being set up across Devon to immediately help those most at risk from coronavirus (COVID-19) with urgent food, medicine and care supplies.

Posted on: 25 March 2020
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Support and advice for businesses

Devon County Council has pledged that it will do everything it can to help local businesses through the coronavirus outbreak and ensure a strong recovery for the local economy

Posted on: 25 March 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Council putting all of its energy into support for vulnerable residents

Social care and social work teams at Devon County Council are redeploying staff from non-critical services to essential frontline services in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Posted on: 24 March 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
A digger at a recycling centre

Devon’s recycling centres closed until further notice

It follows the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday night regarding the temporary restrictions on movement being put in place as a result of Covid-19.

Posted on: 24 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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