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Jamie Allen, new Healthcare Assistant stood by a hoist with a person in the hoist

Jamie Allen, new Healthcare Assistant

When the country went into lockdown, the music industry in which Jamie Allen was working came to a halt so he began looking for new job opportunities.

Posted on: 26 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
waste at recycling centre

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
Photo of cyclists on the Exe Estuary Trail

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
Traffic calming photo

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
One of the team coaches delivering the pack from a safe distance

Football team tackles isolation and keeps players active with COVID-19 Prompt Action Fund

A North Devon football team for young people and adults with disabilities has been keeping their players active, connected and entertained during lockdown with the help of the COVID-19 Prompt Action Fund.

Posted on: 17 June 2020
Photo of a road closed sign

Overnight closures planned for A3124 between Summers Moor Cross and Cadditon Cross, near Winkleigh

The A3124 between Summers Moor Cross and Cadditon Cross, near Winkleigh, will be closed for overnight resurfacing works this week, beginning Wednesday 24 June until Tuesday 30 June 2020.

Posted on: 17 June 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Image of a coronavirus swabbing test

Scam alert! Test and Trace

We’ve heard about another scam, a variation on the test and trace scam we highlighted a few weeks ago. In here are some facts about the genuine NHS Test and Trace programme, so that you can tell the difference.

Posted on: 17 June 2020
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