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Schools adapted quickly, shifting focus to remote learning

Schools and colleges across Devon, over the space of just a few days last March, shifted their focus from learning face to face in the classroom, to a model of remote learning, via Teams, Zoom or other online learning platforms.

Posted on: 22 March 2021 | Posted in: Education
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Project Gigabit investment welcomed

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has warmly welcomed further investment in broadband in the region as part of the Government’s announcement on Project Gigabit

Posted on: 19 March 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Scheme that has supported unpaid carers during pandemic wins national award

Carers Hospital Service recognised at Health Service Journal Awards

Posted on: 19 March 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Elderly gentleman receiving his vaccine

Vaccine incredibly successful, but more outbreaks likely, says Director of Public Health Devon

Devon’s Director of Public Health has given assurance that the coronavirus vaccine is ‘incredibly successful’.

Posted on: 19 March 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon communities to be better connected as railway line set to reopen for first time in 50 years

Communities and rail passengers in Devon are to benefit from the reopening of the railway between Okehampton and Exeter as a result of the Government’s ‘Restoring your Railway’ initiative

Posted on: 19 March 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Aerial view over Exeter Airport and adjacent AirPark, a new Exeter and East Devon Enterprise Zone site

First electric commuter flight to take place at Exeter Airport following successful consortium bid

Devon County Council has welcomed the news that the first electric commuter flight in the UK will take place at Exeter Airport

Posted on: 18 March 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Drainage and resurfacing work planned on A3072

A series of lane closures and overnight closures will be needed on the A3072 near Hatherleigh and Holsworthy for essential maintenance, starting Monday 29 March

Posted on: 18 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment

New Electric Vehicle charge points in Exeter will be installed from next month

Eight sites across the city will be installed from April 2021 – each with a Co-Car for shared use

Posted on: 17 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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More than 250 Ash dieback infected trees to be removed

More than 250 Ash dieback infected trees are to be removed from alongside the A3052 on the outskirts of Sidmouth and along Station Road in the town

Posted on: 17 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon’s recycling rates among the best in the country

With a recycling and composting rate of 56.6 per cent for 2019/20, Devon has exceeded the national average of 45.5 per cent for another year running.

Posted on: 17 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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