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Budget boost for vital Devon services

Cabinet approves a draft budget of £578.4 million for 2021/22, which will now mean an extra £35.6 million for services where demand is consistently increasing

Posted on: 13 January 2021 | Posted in: Politics
Image of a coronavirus swabbing test

Devon to launch community testing programme

’30 minute’ community testing will help to find those who have COVID-19 but show no symptoms and may inadvertently be spreading the virus

Posted on: 13 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of construction work on new junctions

Work underway on new junction

Work has started on the latest junction being developed to the south west of Exeter. The School Access Junction is a new signalised junction off the A379.

Posted on: 12 January 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon

Advice to “think twice” before leaving home

Devon’s Director of Public Health, Steve Brown, has called on us all to be extra vigilant in following the Government’s COVID-19 lockdown rules

Posted on: 12 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
delivering groceries to elderly vulnerable

Devon County Council launch COVID-19 Fund to help communities

Communities can apply for up to £700 for projects that help the vulnerable

Posted on: 8 January 2021 | Posted in: Community
Electric car charging

Exeter residents’ views invited on Electric Vehicle charge-point proposals

Ten charge-point locations – nine with hireable electric cars – are planned in the first phase

Posted on: 8 January 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of Devon Entrepreneurs

Devon Start Up Programme for Social Entrepreneurs

Devon County Council and The School for Social Entrepreneurs – Dartington have launched a new programme which aims to provide local unemployed people and those at risk of losing their jobs with support and skills to establish a social enterprise

Posted on: 7 January 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of traffic in Western Road, Ivybridge

Work starts on air quality improvement scheme

Work is underway on a scheme to tackle congestion and improve air quality on the B3213 Western Road in Ivybridge

Posted on: 6 January 2021 | Posted in: Environment
young woman looking out of a window

Looking after ourselves physically and mentally

As we adjust again to staying at home more, and minimising our contacts outside of the home, it’s important that we remember to take care of our minds as well as our bodies.

Posted on: 5 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
young man walking his dog along a path that runs through woodland

Getting outside safely during COVID-19

While it’s important that we stay home as much as possible, how do we stay safe when outdoors? Ordnance Survey has updated their guidance for being safe outdoors, in light the latest restrictions.

Posted on: 5 January 2021
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