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Devon and Cornwall Police Officers attending a mobile community testing vehicle at Middlemoor in Exeter

Mobile testing units to be on the road soon

A new mobile community testing centre, offering rapid coronavirus tests with results within the hour, was successfully trialled at Devon and Cornwall Police’s Middlemoor HQ in Exeter today (Friday).

Posted on: 19 February 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon (Designate)

Case numbers falling generally in Devon but highest among 20 to 39 year olds

Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, focuses his message this week on Devon’s younger working age population – the 20 to 39 year olds.

Posted on: 19 February 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
carer wearing a mask with an elderly lady

More cash for vulnerable adults and children, health and potholes

Devon County Council today approved a new budget with more money for vulnerable children, adult social care and health, and potholes.

Posted on: 18 February 2021 | Posted in: Politics
Driving in the Rain

Heavy rain expected – motorists urged to drive carefully this weekend

Drivers are reminded that they should not be making any non-essential journeys during lockdown. 

Posted on: 18 February 2021
Photo of a cyclist wearing a helmet-mounted camera

New cycle camera trial underway

A new cycle camera trial is being carried out by Devon County Council to help improve safety for cyclists

Posted on: 17 February 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of Plymouth Road, Lee Mill

New A38 slip road for Lee Mill comes a step closer

Plans for a new slip road to Lee Mill off the A38 have been backed by senior councillors. Devon County Council’s Cabinet gave the go ahead for the scheme to be designed and developed and for a planning application to be submitted.

Posted on: 16 February 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of one way system in Queen Street

Temporary layout measures introduced in Queen Street in Exeter

Temporary changes have been introduced to the road layout in Queen Street in Exeter as part of the Government’s Active Travel Fund initiative

Posted on: 15 February 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Image of a coronavirus swabbing test

Community Testing available in Barnstaple

A second Community Testing Centre, offering rapid coronavirus tests that provide results within the hour, is opening this Wednesday, 17 February.  This one in Barnstaple.

Posted on: 15 February 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of Councillor Andrea Davis carrying out a turf cutting

North Devon Link Road improvements underway

Work has started today (Monday 15 February) on the major upgrade of the North Devon Link Road

Posted on: 15 February 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of a mobile phone

New scheme aims to improve mobile phone coverage

Mobile phone coverage in some of the most rural areas of Devon and Somerset is set to be improved under a new scheme launched by Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS)

Posted on: 15 February 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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