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Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon

VideoDirector of Public Health Devon explains the latest on Enhanced Response Area status

Public Health Devon are in conversation this week with different government departments to understand what support is available from central government, to help reduce the coronavirus case rates in the county.

Posted on: 3 September 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of a roadwork sign

Highway drainage survey work due to start in Sidmouth

Devon County Council will be surveying the condition of highway drainage under the A375 in Sidmouth from Monday 6 September to Friday 17 September

Posted on: 2 September 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of the competition winners

Competition winners scoop VIP Tour tickets

Four lucky cycling fans have won VIP tickets to see the finish of the AJ Bell Tour of Britain Devon Stage in Exeter on Monday 6 September – thanks to Devon County Council

Posted on: 2 September 2021 | Posted in: Community
School children

New measures to boost care for Devon’s vulnerable children

Devon County Council is proposing a £3.4 million package of measures to recruit and retain high quality social workers to help and support Devon’s most vulnerable children

Posted on: 1 September 2021 | Posted in: Community
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Expansion of mobile boost programme

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has announced that its Mobile Boost Programme, which aims to upgrade indoor 4G coverage in “not-spot” areas, is being expanded to include a greater choice of equipment

Posted on: 1 September 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Walking and cycling consultation in the Newton Abbot area – what are your priorities?

The consultation gives residents the chance to identify gaps in the existing active travel network.

Posted on: 1 September 2021 | Posted in: Environment
a lady sat in a chair, receives her vaccination given by a nurse

Pop-up testing and vaccination service steps up to meet the new challenge

Devon’s pop up testing and vaccination service is to be more flexible and to cover more ground, in response to the county’s elevated designation as an ‘enhanced response area’.

Posted on: 31 August 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of the Tour of Britain finish in Dartmouth 2012

Star-studded startlist revealed for 2021 Tour of Britain

British sporting heroes, Tokyo 2020 Olympic medallists, world champions and former stage and jersey winners will all feature in this year’s Tour of Britain

Posted on: 31 August 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
young person, wearing a face covering, receiving his vaccination

Government designates Devon as an ‘enhanced response area’

The government this afternoon has designated Devon, Cornwall, Plymouth, Torbay and the Isles of Scilly, an ‘enhanced response area’, in response to high case rates of coronavirus.

Posted on: 27 August 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Julian Alaphilippe crossing the winning line in Bristol

World champion Julian Alaphilippe returning to the Tour of Britain

French star and reigning UCI road world champion Julian Alaphilippe will return to the Tour of Britain next month for the first time since winning the UK’s leading race in 2018.

Posted on: 27 August 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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