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nurse injecting into a female patients arm

Take up the vaccine to help protect others

Evidence is building that suggests that having the vaccine not only protects you from becoming ill should you catch coronavirus, but it also reduces the likelihood of you transmitting it to others.

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

Devon adoption agencies need families for brothers and sisters who need to stay together

Just under half of children waiting for adoption are in family groups of two or more with 20 groups waiting in Devon.

Posted on: 4 May 2021
Photo of repaired road

Road stabilisation work near Chillaton complete

A new 50-metre long reinforced earth embankment and edge restraint has been developed as part of an extensive stabilisation scheme on the road at Coryton, near Chillaton in West Devon – enabling the road to safely re-open

Posted on: 4 May 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of a roadwork sign

Highway improvements on Totnes Western bypass

Three months of highway improvements on the A381 Totnes Western bypass are due to get underway with overnight lane closures starting on the evening of Thursday 6 May

Posted on: 30 April 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of Learn Devon learners working outside

Learn Devon learners supporting local businesses in Kingsbridge

A unique project has been launched by Learn Devon to support traders in Kingsbridge while teaching digital and work skills to their learners with learning disabilities

Posted on: 29 April 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Graphic asking drivers to give cyclists space

Reminder to “Share this Space” on roads and paths

Devon County Council is reminding everyone of its “Share this Space” campaign on Devon’s roads and paths

Posted on: 29 April 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of a cyclist on the Exe Estuary Trail

May is Devon’s Naturally Healthy Month!

Devon’s Naturally Healthy May campaign is all about harnessing the power of nature and physical activity to improve our health and wellbeing

Posted on: 26 April 2021 | Posted in: Environment
a young person sitting alone on a bench

Doors reopen at Devon’s youth centres

Young people have expressed delight at having the doors of their youth centres open once again this week.

Posted on: 23 April 2021 | Posted in: Community
Devon and Cornwall Police Officers attending a mobile community testing vehicle at Middlemoor in Exeter

New stops added to mobile testing programme

From this week a mobile COVID-19 Community Testing Centre will stop at two additional communities, Holsworthy and Moretonhampstead. The additional stops mean that the times of the previous scheduled visits at all of the Devon County Council-run sites have had to change.

Posted on: 23 April 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of people taking part in training

Training offered through SMART SKILLS partnership

Devon businesses and residents are being urged to take advantage of skills training being provided with European Social Funding worth £3.5 million

Posted on: 22 April 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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