Thousands of people in Devon, young and old, experience loneliness to some degree, and it can lead to health problems. Starting today, we’re posting 12 clips in the run up to Christmas, suggesting different things that people can do to combat loneliness – to help themselves, or to help others in their communities.
A provisional closure planned for Shaldon Bridge on Sunday (2 December), in order for repairs to be carried out, has had to be postponed because of the weather conditions
Devon based natural pet food firm Forthglade has officially opened its brand new 70,000 sq ft factory at Devon County Council’s Okehampton East Business Park
IRIS helps general practice staff identify patients experiencing domestic abuse or sexual violence and refer them to specialist support services
Sixteen Devon schools have signed up for this year’s two week Leg it to Lapland challenge where they aim to scoot, cycle and walk 2,100 miles – the equivalent of travelling from Devon to Lapland
Around 26 Ash dieback infected trees will be removed from alongside stretches of the North Devon Link Road
Care providers across Devon are currently short of over 150 home care workers and with demand for support rising the Council is warning it is getting more and more difficult to arrange the right personal care packages for everyone in the county that needs one.
The findings from the latest diving inspections at Shaldon Bridge has satisfied engineers that temporary traffic lights and lane restrictions can be removed, although the three tonne weight limit remains in place