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Economic recovery plan to build a stronger Devon

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

Posted on: 3 July 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Lead agencies urge the public to stay safe this weekend

As lockdown restrictions ease further this weekend, senior politicians, public health and Police leads are urging the Devon public to stay safe.

Posted on: 3 July 2020 | Posted in: Community
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 County Treasurer warns of huge financial challenges 

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.

Posted on: 2 July 2020 | Posted in: Politics
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New moves to contain coronavirus in Devon

New measures to contain and reduce cases of coronavirus in Devon and safeguard the health of local people have been revealed.

Posted on: 30 June 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon schools call for clarity on September reopening

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.

Posted on: 25 June 2020 | Posted in: Education
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Household vans able to use recycling centres this week

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.

Posted on: 23 June 2020
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Structures moved into place ahead of bridge lift

Key structures for the new footbridge which is replacing Alma Bridge in Sidmouth have been lifted into place ahead of the main 19-metre span being installed

Posted on: 23 June 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon is in a good position to welcome back visitors

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.

Posted on: 23 June 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Overnight closures planned for A30 through Yarcombe

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.

Posted on: 22 June 2020
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Measures to support cyclists social distancing in place

The changes are the first set of traffic calming measures along the E3 cycle route linking Heavitree and Whipton to the City Centre.

Posted on: 19 June 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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