Could you care for someone like Jim?

Jim Dixon lives in Malden House Residential home in Sidmouth and he says that the professionalism and compassion shown by staff has helped him maintain his dignity in old age

Posted on: 8 October 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments
Computer image of proposed flood alleviation scheme at The Knowle

Plans to be submitted for Sidmouth flood protection scheme

A planning application is due to be submitted for the first phase of a scheme to reduce flood risk to more than 100 homes and businesses in Sidmouth

Posted on: 8 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Devon County Council becomes first SW council to sign the local authority declaration on healthy weight

Devon County Council has become the first council in the South West to sign a Local Government Declaration to promote healthy weight across the county through improved food and drink provision.

Posted on: 7 October 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| 1 Comment
Aerial picture of the dig

Ancient monument discovered in Thorverton

A monument dating back around 4,500 years has been found in Thorverton.

Posted on: 4 October 2019| No Comments
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Roll-out of superfast broadband continuing in Devon and Somerset

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) is working closely with BDUK to launch a new procurement process this autumn, and is aiming to issue an invitation to tender in December

Posted on: 3 October 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy| 6 Comments
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Devon supermarkets successful in voluntary ban on energy drinks for under 16s

A voluntary ban on the sale of energy drinks to under 16-year olds in Devon supermarkets has been found to be successful following a recent exercise. 

Posted on: 3 October 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments
Young child with caption 'Let's work together to help every child to reach their potential'

New deal for Devon’s children and families launched

An ambitious new vision for how public services will come together to better help and support children and their families in Devon is being launched this week.

Posted on: 3 October 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments

Newton Abbot Market and Trading Standards sign the ‘fake-free’ charter

By signing the charter, the Teignbridge District Council-owned market and its stallholders are reaffirming their commitment that fake and other illicit goods are not welcome.

Posted on: 3 October 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
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Town and parish councils encouraged to plant trees

Town and parish councils across Devon are being encouraged to join a tree planting initiative to reduce the impact of Ash dieback and help tackle the climate emergency

Posted on: 2 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Parking consultation to be launched in Exmouth

A public consultation will be held from Friday 4 October to Friday 25 October asking for comments on residents’ parking in Exmouth

Posted on: 2 October 2019 | Posted in: Community| 5 Comments
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