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Photo of the opening of Sherford Main Street

New road to Sherford officially opened

A major milestone has been reached for the new community of Sherford, with the completion of the new main road linking to the development

Posted on: 7 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
two cyclists cycling past Exeter cathedral

“What’s happening in Exeter is not unexpected and has been planned for,” says Dr Pearson

Exeter has seen a recent sharp spike in cases, most of which are in the University student population. The outbreak is currently contained, and so Exeter is not in the territory for broad lockdown within the city at this time.

Posted on: 7 October 2020
Photo of a road closed sign

Footpath resurfacing in Heavitree Road in Exeter

An inbound section of Heavitree Road in Exeter will be closed Monday to Friday for the next four weeks while the footpath is resurfaced

Posted on: 5 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of the first trees beign planted for Saving Devon's Treescapes

First trees planted in Saving Devon’s Treescapes project

The launch of the “Saving Devon’s Treescapes” project, which forms part of Devon’s efforts to address the loss of trees from ash dieback, has been marked with the planting of its first trees

Posted on: 5 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Image of a coronavirus swabbing test

Director of Public Health Devon responds to national reporting issues

A technical issue in the national reporting process of positive cases of coronavirus was identified last Friday. It meant that thousands of cases between 25 September and 2 October were not included in the reported daily COVID-19 cases.

Posted on: 5 October 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
image of some lungs with flowers. Text reads Quit smoking and breathe

Quit smoking and breathe easier this Stoptober

Smokers in Devon are being encouraged to quit and breathe easier this winter as part of the national ‘Stoptober’ campaign.

Posted on: 2 October 2020
man looking out of window

Why self-isolating is vital to stop the spread of coronavirus

According to news reports, a study led by King’s College London shows that fewer than one-fifth of people in the UK who develop coronavirus symptoms are following the rules and self-isolating at home.

Posted on: 2 October 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Image of a coronavirus swabbing test

Latest test numbers show another significant rise in the number of tests carried out

The latest figures show another rise in the number of COVID-19 tests provided in Devon.

Posted on: 2 October 2020
Apprentice of the Year Cleo Gatting

DCC’s Cleo wins ‘apprentice of the year’ award

Cleo Gatting, 21, was named the apprentice of the year at the Virtual Exeter College Apprentice & Employer awards 2020.

Posted on: 2 October 2020
Photo of car in floodwater

Devon on alert for Storm Alex

Devon County Council is reminding people to be aware of the change in the weather, with Storm Alex due to hit the region tomorrow (Friday)

Posted on: 1 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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