Consultation on next phase of Newton Abbot cycle path

A consultation starts today (Friday 5 October) on proposals for the next phase of a pedestrian and cycle path being developed in Newton Abbot

Posted on: 5 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment
Roadwork sign

Lane closure needed for urgent repairs in Station Road, Topsham

The city-bound lane of Station Road, Topsham, will be closed for four weeks from Sunday (7 October) to enable urgent repairs to get underway on a Grade 2 listed wall

Posted on: 5 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Calling all aspiring tenant farmers!

Aspiring farmers are invited to explore four soon-to-be vacant farms on Devon County Council’s estate this month. The viewing days will showcase the holdings, which will be available to rent from March 2019 on a seven-year Farm Business Tenancy

Posted on: 4 October 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Care job vacancies rise to 110,000

The Department of Health and Social Care this week announced that it’s going to run a recruitment campaign to help employers attract people with the right values into social care.

Posted on: 27 September 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Devon encourages smokers to quit for Stoptober

Devon smokers will get extra help and support to quit their habit this month (October) as the national Stoptober campaign returns for its sixth year

Posted on: 27 September 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Illegal tobacco seized

Haul included 8,120 cigarettes, with an estimated £1,763 duty and VAT evaded
4.5kg kilos of hand-rolling tobacco, with an estimated £986 duty and VAT evaded

Posted on: 26 September 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Safeguarding concerns lifted for Donness Nursing Home

Health and social care commissioners, NEW Devon Clinical Commissioning Group and Devon County Council, have lifted their suspension of placements following a whole service safeguarding review of Donness Nursing Home in Westward Ho!, previously rated ‘inadequate’ by The Care Quality Commission (CQC) who regulate the service.

Posted on: 26 September 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Devon’s library service named one of Nesta’s national New Radicals

Libraries Unlimited, the charity responsible for running Devon and Torbay’s library service, has been named as one of the 50 most radical thinking individuals and organisations changing the UK for the better.

Posted on: 26 September 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Overnight repairs planned for Rumsam Bridge near Barnstaple

Overnight repairs will be carried out on Rumsam Bridge on the A361 near Barnstaple over four evenings from Monday 1 October to Thursday 4 October

Posted on: 24 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Giles Letheren, Mrs Nicki Treadwell and children from St. Andrew's Primary School

School gifted new laptops to aid learning

A Cullompton primary school has been donated six new laptops to use in its new classrooms.

Posted on: 21 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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