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Holidaymakers and second home owners stayed away this Easter weekend

There was a huge 85 per cent drop in traffic coming into Devon this Easter following calls for holidaymakers and second home owners to stay away.

Posted on: 14 April 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon County Council appeal to return community equipment no longer needed

Devon County Council is urgently appealing for members of the public to return community equipment they no longer need including commodes, walking frames, shower stools, and raised toilet seats.

Posted on: 14 April 2020
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£2.2 million road safety scheme backed by councillors

Devon County Council’s Cabinet has given its support for £2.2 million of road safety improvements on the A3123 in North Devon between Mullacott Roundabout and Easter Close Cross

Posted on: 9 April 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Stay away from Devon says county council

Devon County Council has sent an all-party message to holidaymakers and second home owners: Stay away from the South West during the current coronavirus crisis

Posted on: 8 April 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Devon County Council donates £100k to the Devon Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund

Devon County Council has contributed £100,000 to the Devon Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund after an emergency appeal was launched by the Devon Community Foundation.

Posted on: 7 April 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Hundreds rally to help care for Devon’s vulnerable residents

In just one week around 600 peopleregistered their interest, including students, college leavers, retired health professionals and people who are not working.

Posted on: 6 April 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Coronavirus: Trading Standards advice for hospitality sector this easter

Guests houses, campsites, boarding houses, B&Bs, campsites must remain closed this Easter

Posted on: 6 April 2020
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Care providers to receive significant pay rise to boost recruitment

Devon County Council’s Pandemic response management team has rapidly escalated a decision to increase the amounts they pay to care providers, in order to significantly raise the pay of home care workers.

Posted on: 5 April 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon backs calls for visitors to stay home and stay safe

Devon County Council is backing the call from across the South West to ensure visitors are not tempted to come to the region during the Coronavirus pandemic

Posted on: 3 April 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy

FabLab Devon answers the NHS call for PPE

FabLab Devon has answered the call for urgently needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required by all NHS frontline staff by using a 3D printer to make visor parts and reinforcements.

Posted on: 3 April 2020 | Posted in: Community
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