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New temporary road layout agreed to support social distancing in Queen Street

Temporary road layout measures are to be introduced on Queen Street in Exeter to provide more space for pedestrians

Posted on: 14 December 2020 | Posted in: Community
Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon (Designate)

Positive cases have declined, but that decline is slowing, warns council

Positive cases of coronavirus have declined over recent weeks in most age groups, but the latest data shows that the decline has started to slow down and the numbers are stabilising, according to Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon (Designate).

Posted on: 11 December 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Self-isolating and Christmas

We’ve been asked this week, what about children who in their last week or so at school are sent home and asked to self-isolate, because someone who they’ve been in contact with tests positive for coronavirus.

Posted on: 11 December 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon unlikely to see a return to Tier 1 before Christmas, council warns

Councillor John Hart, the Leader of Devon County Council and Chair of Devon’s Local Outbreak Engagement Board, and Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon (Designate) are warning that it is unlikely that Devon will see a return to Tier 1 before Christmas.

Posted on: 11 December 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of Dragon traffic calming in Heavitree

One week left to take part in Heavitree and Whipton streets consultation

People in Heavitree and Whipton have until Friday 18 December to have their say on what changes they would like to see in their community to make walking and cycling safer and easier

Posted on: 11 December 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Two cyclists cycling past Exeter Cathedral

Report shows the largest annual decline in CO2 emissions, due to the coronavirus

A report published by Earth System Science Data has shown that the UK and France have seen the largest annual decline in CO2 emissions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted on: 11 December 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Free digital bootcamps launched to help develop in-demand skills

The Heart of the South West LEP Digital Skills Partnership is launching free Digital and Technical Bootcamps to help adults develop in-demand skills that lead to higher-paid roles within in-demand sectors

Posted on: 9 December 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Multi-million pound boost for children and adult care in Devon

More money will be spent on children’s services and adult social care in Devon, according to the county council’s target budget.

Posted on: 9 December 2020 | Posted in: Politics
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Shop local to support Devon’s economy

The impact of the national lockdowns and ongoing restrictions is continuing to be felt by businesses across Devon, particularly in the retail and leisure industry.

Posted on: 9 December 2020
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Christmas travel period 23 to 27 December

If you’re part of a Christmas bubble this year in order to visit family or friends, you’re probably starting to think about your travel plans.

Posted on: 9 December 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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