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Photo of the Tour of Britain finish in Dartmouth 2012

Star-studded startlist revealed for 2021 Tour of Britain

British sporting heroes, Tokyo 2020 Olympic medallists, world champions and former stage and jersey winners will all feature in this year’s Tour of Britain

Posted on: 31 August 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
young person, wearing a face covering, receiving his vaccination

Government designates Devon as an ‘enhanced response area’

The government this afternoon has designated Devon, Cornwall, Plymouth, Torbay and the Isles of Scilly, an ‘enhanced response area’, in response to high case rates of coronavirus.

Posted on: 27 August 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Julian Alaphilippe crossing the winning line in Bristol

World champion Julian Alaphilippe returning to the Tour of Britain

French star and reigning UCI road world champion Julian Alaphilippe will return to the Tour of Britain next month for the first time since winning the UK’s leading race in 2018.

Posted on: 27 August 2021 | Posted in: Environment
tin of paint

Are you a trade that works in care homes?

If you provide a trade, or you deliver any sort of service to care homes, or to their residents, you need to be double-vaccinated by Thursday 11 November to be allowed entry.

Posted on: 25 August 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Community groups quadruple the amount of waste put to good use

To minimise waste Community Action Groups Devon (CAG Devon) run repair cafes, community fridges, food surplus cafes, tree planting initiatives, composting, refill campaigns and clothes swishes

Posted on: 25 August 2021 | Posted in: Environment

‘Dragon patchers’ being used to repair Devon’s network of rural roads

Nicknamed ‘dragon patchers’ because they can dry out potholes using flames before the material is laid, the machines repair roads quickly, to a good standard and reduce traffic disruption

Posted on: 25 August 2021
a lady sat in a chair, receives her vaccination given by a nurse

Mobile test and vaccination pilot a proven success

Our mobile lateral flow testing van was in Kingsbridge last week, and as a pilot, we were also providing vaccinations. We had a lot of people come to use it and these are some of them.

Posted on: 24 August 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of a Tour of Britain rider on Exmoor

Spectators’ guide to Devon Stage of the 2021 Tour of Britain

Some of the biggest names in cycling will be competing in this year’s Tour of Britain, and if you’re planning to watch them in action in Devon on Monday 6 September you can take your pick of 115 miles along the route.

Posted on: 24 August 2021
a crowd of people walking across a pedestrianised space

Coronavirus case rates are high across the South West

Coronavirus case rates have increased and are now very high across Devon, Cornwall and the South West, with all eight of the county’s district areas now above the national case rate average.

Posted on: 23 August 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Cleaning products including bleach and kitchen cleaner

Families to be given advice on protecting children from household cleaning products

Health visiting teams will be handing out free magnetic notepads carrying safety advice this September

Posted on: 23 August 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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