Team Devon has pledged to re-build the county’s economy to be stronger, more inclusive and sustainable as it unveiled the prospectus for its COVID-19 Economy and Business Recovery Plan
As lockdown restrictions ease further this weekend, senior politicians, public health and Police leads are urging the Devon public to stay safe.
Mary Davis was commenting on the authority’s financial outturn for 2019/20 which showed an underspending of £33,000 on the revenue budget of £509.9 million.
Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, has written to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson asking him for much greater clarity on how the return to class will be achieved.
Restrictions at Devon’s Recycling Centres are to be eased further this week, with personal vans allowed to bring household waste from Wednesday 24 June. Vans will need to pre-book their visit at three of the county’s busiest sites.
Devon is in a good position to start welcoming back visitors from July 4th in line with the Government’s target providing the low trend in Covid-19 cases continues.
A section of the A30, that runs through Yarcombe, will be closed for resurfacing over 12 nights, starting Monday 6 July until Tuesday 21 July 2020.