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Photo of Magdalen Road

VideoFurther road layout changes to support walking and cycling in Exeter

A temporary one-way system has been introduced on Magdalen Road in Exeter as part of measures to boost walking and cycling and support social distancing

Posted on: 11 June 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon Wheels 2 Work to help people return to work and education safely

Community Interest Company Devon Wheels 2 Work is preparing for increased demand and is ready to support those most in need of cost effective and flexible transport for work and education journeys

Posted on: 10 June 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of the Drewe Arms pub

Pub serves up its support for community

The Drewe Arms in Drewsteignton used a £500 grant from Devon County Council’s Prompt Action Fund to provide home-made meals at a community freezer and mini-foodbank at the local church

Posted on: 9 June 2020 | Posted in: Community
Photo of a community transport passenger being wheeled into a vehicle

Prompt Action Fund helps community transport passengers

With the help of a £3,000 grant from Devon County Council’s Prompt Action Fund, East Teignbridge Community Transport Association, based in Dawlish, has helped ensure local people in their area have been able to attend essential medical appointments

Posted on: 8 June 2020 | Posted in: Community
Computer image of Northern Devon Enterprise Centre

Northern Devon Enterprise Centre aims to boost economic recovery

As Devon looks towards economic recovery with the gradual easing of lockdown, Devon County Council has announced that it has launched its search for operators to run the Northern Devon Enterprise Centre

Posted on: 8 June 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
elderly lady holding a phone to her ear

Over £300k given to support communities during the coronavirus outbreak

The COVID-19 Prompt Action Fund was rapidly launched at the start of the lockdown to help voluntary and community groups support the most vulnerable in their communities and tackle the social and economic impacts of the outbreak.

Posted on: 8 June 2020 | Posted in: Community

Libraries phased return from 6th July

A message from Alex Kittow, Chief Executive of Libraries Unlimited, about the phased reopening of libraries from 6th July.

Posted on: 8 June 2020 | Posted in: Community
Photo of a road closed sign

Overnight roadworks planned on A380 and A361

Overnight road closures are planned on the A380 and A361 dual carriageways later this month for routine highway maintenance work

Posted on: 8 June 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of new road layout to support walking and cycling

VideoWork underway on new road layouts to support walking and cycling

Work has started on introducing “pop-up” measures to support walking and cycling, backed with initial funding of £338,000 from the Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fund

Posted on: 6 June 2020 | Posted in: Environment
COVID-19 cell

The R value – what is it

You may hear over the next day or so that the R value in England has risen, including in the South West. By way of context, the South West has the lowest number of cases across regions in England. Devon in particular has the fifth lowest number of recorded cases of all 150 upper tier local authorities.

Posted on: 5 June 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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