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‘We should all remain extra vigilant when travelling at home or abroad’ says Director of Public Health

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Devon in the last seven days has risen to 32. However, compared to the rest of the country, ‘rates still remain low’, says Devon’s Director of Public Health, Dr Virginia Pearson.

Posted on: 26 August 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Solar Panel group-buying scheme will save you money and help save the planet

Devon’s householders have the chance to help the county become net-zero by joining Devon Climate Emergency’s (DCE) solar panel group-buying scheme.

Posted on: 25 August 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Adult learners celebrate their GCSE success

Adult learners are among those celebrating well-earned GCSE results, having completed their maths and English qualifications with Learn Devon, Devon County Council’s adult learning service.

Posted on: 25 August 2020 | Posted in: Education
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Public consultation starts on flood risk management strategy

A public consultation is underway on Devon’s latest flood risk management strategy which outlines how the risk of flooding to property and infrastructure will be managed and reduced over the next six years, from 2021-2027

Posted on: 24 August 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Overnight resurfacing planned on A385 Ashburton Road

Overnight resurfacing work will be carried out on the A385 Ashburton Road at Dartington (from 7pm-7am) each night from Tuesday 1 September to Friday 4 September

Posted on: 21 August 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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School transport guidelines drawn up ahead of September return

Devon County Council has been working with schools, colleges and transport operators to plan for the full return of students in September, following the school transport guidelines set up by The Department for Education (DfE)

Posted on: 21 August 2020 | Posted in: Education
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The Great Tour fundraising and awareness ride reaches Devon

The Great Tour will reach Devon next week as the charity cyclists continue on their 64-day, 6,900 kilometre awareness and fundraising cycle ride around the British coast

Posted on: 20 August 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Warning to take extra care in strong winds

Devon County Council is advising people to take extra care when travelling during the current storm conditions, following a Met Office Yellow Warning of strong winds which comes into force from 8pm tonight and extends throughout tomorrow

Posted on: 19 August 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Growth Support Kickstart Grant Scheme

Small businesses and the tourism sector across Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay are among those who can benefit from the Growth Support Kickstart Grant Scheme offering grants of up to £3,000

Posted on: 17 August 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Survey work on North Devon Link Road

A series of trial hole and borehole investigation work will be undertaken at a number of locations on the A39 and A361 from Monday 17 August to Friday 28 August

Posted on: 17 August 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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