Campaign launched to help prevent the number of toddlers being accidentally poisoned by making the home safer

Trading Standards is aiming to reduce the number of incidents in which babies and toddlers (under fives) are being accidently poisoned in Devon, Somerset and Torbay.

Posted on: 12 June 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Communities to be updated on A379 realignment scheme at drop-in sessions

Public drop-in sessions will be held at Slapton Village Hall on Thursday 21 June and Strete Parish Hall on Monday 25 June to update people on the progress of plans to reinstate the A379

Posted on: 11 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Support offered at event for Innovation in Healthy Ageing Programme

Workshops will be held at Cullompton Community Centre on Wednesday 27 June, from 9am until 4.30pm, to provide practical support on funding applications through the Innovation in Healthy Ageing Programme

Posted on: 6 June 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Tour of Britain Stage 2 marked by historic race through Victorian market

Devon has a long history of hosting exciting and challenging stages of the Tour of Britain, and this year will be no exception.

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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Council consults on ways to improve library services to rural and isolated communities

Devon County Council wants to consider ways of improving library services in rural areas in order to reach more people who can’t easily access Devon’s 50 public libraries.

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Community

County Council unwraps new strategy to reduce plastic waste

The ‘Plastics Strategy’ outlines how various single-use plastic food and beverage packaging and tableware (such as cutlery and cups) will be removed from Council work locations by 2020

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Public urged to ‘enjoy the countryside but be tick aware’

Public health experts are urging people to be tick aware while out enjoying the countryside.

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Events across the county to celebrate Carers Week 2018

Carers are being encouraged to stay healthy in connected through a number of events planned across the county next week to mark national Carers Week.

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Do you know your vishing, from your phishing and smishing? Scams Awareness Month lifts the lid off the latest scams

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau have reported a 7 per cent increase in the number of fraud offences recorded in England and Wales, compared to the previous year.

Posted on: 4 June 2018 | Posted in: Community

Devon residents get active with walking app

This month Devon County Council’s public health is supporting the campaign by Public Health England and the Royal College of GPs to encourage adults in Devon to fit in 10 minutes a day of continuous walking

Posted on: 4 June 2018 | Posted in:
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