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Latest consultation launched on Heavitree and Whipton streets

A second round of consultation has been launched on changes to streets in the Heavitree and Whipton areas of Exeter and will continue until Thursday 7 October

Posted on: 7 September 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Cycle September is back

Devon residents and workplaces are encouraged to take part in the 2021 edition of Cycle September, the annual workplace cycle challenge

Posted on: 7 September 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Council welcomes the announcement of reforms to support health and social care

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for adult health and social care, James McInnes, said: “The whole health and care system is under tremendous pressure. So I welcome the Government’s announcement of reforms which Devon County Council hasaaa

Posted on: 7 September 2021
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“School Streets” adopted by three Devon primary schools

Bradley Barton Primary in Newton Abbot, Ladysmith Primary in Exeter and Whipton Barton Federation in Exeter, are adopting the “School Streets” measures to restrict traffic outside the schools during drop off and pick up times

Posted on: 7 September 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Challenge Fund launched to help growth of Community Energy sector

Devon County Council is making £200,000 available through its new Community Energy Challenge Fund, as part of its efforts to support economic recovery and reduce carbon emissions

Posted on: 7 September 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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VideoCrowds and sunshine come out for Devon Stage of the AJ Bell Tour of Britain

The AJ Bell Tour of Britain was greeted with a welcome that was as warm as the temperatures in Devon today as Robin Carpenter became the first American to win a stage of the Tour and took the overall lead in the race

Posted on: 6 September 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Business confidence hits highs 

British business confidence hits highs not seen since April 2017 on hopes the economy is recovering strongly to pre-pandemic levels, it’s reported.  

Posted on: 5 September 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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New study tests third vaccine dose for people with weakened immune systems 

A new clinical trial will investigate whether a third dose of vaccine for people with weakened immune systems gives a stronger immune response than two doses. 

Posted on: 5 September 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Getting about safely in Devon

With people back from holidays and returning to work or education, there will be more people back on the move.

Posted on: 5 September 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Free fruit and vegetable boxes offer Devon’s children a healthy start

The ‘Get a Healthy Start’ box contains fresh fruit and vegetables and simple plant-based recipe ideas, with tips on how to swap or add ingredients (including meat and fish) and prevent food waste. The box will also contain free vitamins and information on how to apply and make the most of the Healthy Start scheme.

Posted on: 3 September 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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