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New bus timetable booklets out now

The latest bus timetable information in Devon, covering all of the districts across the county and all service operators, is now available in handy booklets

Posted on: 6 July 2021 | Posted in: Environment

Top climate scientist tells Citizen’s Assembly: ‘We must act now…”

“We are now way outside what the earth has seen for 800,000 years, and in excess what our species (has ever) experienced…”

Posted on: 5 July 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Network Rail commences ownership of Dartmoor Line and Okehampton station

Another ‘key’ milestone in reopening the Dartmoor Line has been reached with Devon County Council transferring ownership of the northern part of Okehampton station to Network Rail

Posted on: 2 July 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Thank You Day on Sunday 4 July

This Sunday is Thank You Day. The last 15 months have been difficult for everyone, and we couldn’t have got through it without each other. So let’s say a big thank you to everyone that has helped, and is helping us through it.

Posted on: 1 July 2021 | Posted in: Community
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Free testing and COVID-19 vaccinations available at Devon County Show 

It’s the Devon County Show this week, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and we will have one of our Community Testing mobile vans onsite offering free rapid lateral flow tests, as well as test kits to take to do at home.

Posted on: 1 July 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Off school and self-isolating

Living with coronavirus in the community throws up many different challenges, and the solutions are often not simple ones.

Posted on: 30 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Connecting Devon and Somerset calls for flexible Government approach for hard to reach areas

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) is calling for a flexible approach from Government to improve broadband connectivity in very hard to reach areas in order to avoid the risk of communities “being left behind”

Posted on: 29 June 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Devon school children take action to reduce carbon emissions

School communities across Devon completed over 23,000 active journeys during this year’s Sustrans Big Pedal, the UK’s largest walking, wheeling, cycling and scooting to school challenge

Posted on: 28 June 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Community testing advert - copy says, 1 in 3 people with COVID show no symptoms. Take the guesswork out of coronavirus

COVID-19 community testing at the County Show 

Devon County Show organisers have had extra time to plan this year’s show, and with expert advice, have put forward an incredible, exciting and COVID-safe programme over the three days.

Posted on: 25 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Young person giving an interview about her vaccination

VideoYoung people are heeding the advice

Many young people are heeding the advice, following the rules – keeping their distance and not socialising with so many people – conscious that their actions impact not only on their own safety, but that of others. 

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