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Interim Devon Carbon Plan consultation has launched givining the public an opportunity to influence Devon’s collective response to the global climate emergency

Posted on: 7 December 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of damage to the road near Chillaton

Emergency road closure near Chillaton

An emergency closure has been introduced with immediate effect on the road at Coryton, in West Devon, for safety reasons following concerns over the stability of the road

Posted on: 4 December 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon (Designate) reporting on the latest coronavirus data

COVID-19 cases are falling, but cases among the over 80s have risen

The latest data indicates that positive coronavirus cases are continuing to fall across Devon overall, but they’ve risen among people aged over 80.

Posted on: 4 December 2020
Girl in library reaching for a book

New resources charting history of black Britons to be rolled out in schools

David Olusoga’s book ‘Black and British: A short, essential history’ and additional online resources to be made available to secondary schools

Posted on: 4 December 2020 | Posted in: Education
Photo of Airband's Simon Palmer and Councillor Rufus Gilbert

Ultrafast fibre connection for Airband’s first customer in Berrynarbor

Broadband provider Airband, which is working in partnership with Connecting Devon and Somerset, has rolled out its first fibre cluster in Berrynarbor, with more locations to follow

Posted on: 4 December 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of a gritter at a gritting depot

Snow expected on Dartmoor

Up to 14cm of snow is forecast for Dartmoor overnight and other areas of high ground across Devon could see a light dusting of snow and sleet

Posted on: 3 December 2020 | Posted in: Environment
boy cracking egg

Million pound boost to alleviate Christmas holiday hunger

More than 15,000 children across Devon will be receiving food vouchers this Christmas as the county council combats holiday hunger.

Posted on: 3 December 2020 | Posted in: Community
young man stood in a street wearing a face covering

Don’t fear the tiers!’ – new travel and pub rules for the South West explained

With the end of the national lockdown and the introduction of the new tier system, the South West is working together to clarify the rules around travelling between tiers to help keep everyone safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Posted on: 2 December 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Elderly lady stood at window

Tier 2 restrictions apply in Devon from today

The new tier system for England comes into force today, Wednesday 2 December. What does that mean for people identified as being ‘clinically extremely vulnerable?

Posted on: 2 December 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Computer image of business unit at Skypark

Skypark secures lease with Stovax and Gazco, the UK’s largest stove and fireplace manufacturer

St. Modwen and Devon County Council have secured a 15-year lease with Stovax Heating Group Ltd – trading as Stovax & Gazco – to occupy a manufacturing unit at the Skypark development in Exeter

Posted on: 1 December 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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