Heatwave advice issued as temperatures climb

Advice has been issued to help the vulnerable to beat the heat, as Devon basks in a heatwave

Posted on: 20 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Devon health leaders sign up to skin cancer campaign targeting men

Men who work outdoors are the subject of a new campaign to reduce the numbers of men being diagnosed with skin cancer

Posted on: 19 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Planned weekend closure of Bridge Road 23-26 June

Bridge Road in Exeter is due to be closed from 10pm on Friday 23 June until 5am on Monday 26 June as part of ongoing widening improvements

Posted on: 16 June 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Community Transport Award winners honoured for dedication

Devon County Council’s annual Community Transport Awards ceremony has recognised the outstanding contributions made to community transport by volunteers and staff across Devon

Posted on: 16 June 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
Roadwork sign

Overnight work at new roundabout on A39

Temporary four-way traffic signals will be in place overnight from 7pm to 7am over the next two weeks, starting from the evening of Monday (19 June) to complete resurfacing of the new roundabout on the A39 at Barnstaple

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Some baby sleep bags may not be up to standard

Some brands of baby bags have failed quality tests say Trading Standards

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Council reminds working parents of new extended entitlement to free childcare

Devon County Council is reminding working parents of children aged three and four that their entitlement to free childcare and early learning will rise from 15 hours to a potential 30 hours per week from September 2017.

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

£30million to help older people regain their independence

The money, over three years, will to help people get back on their feet after leaving hospital.

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 1 Comment
County Hall

Devon’s budget in the black for the 26th consecutive year

Devon County Council’s budget is in the black for the 26th consecutive year. But the council’s deputy leader John Clatworthy is warning that a further £37 million may have to be cut from spending next year in order to balance the books.

Posted on: 14 June 2017 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments

Council refocuses social care services to help more people stay independent

Devon County Council has set out how it wants to refocus its social care services on helping more people stay or become independent.

Posted on: 14 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 3 Comments
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