More people choose to employ a personal assistant to help them live independently at home

Devon’s lead Councillor responsible for adult social care and health says more must be done to encourage people to take up jobs in care and health services.

Posted on: 14 May 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 2 Comments
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Devon agencies act now to tackle climate emergency

“This is a climate emergency, and as Chief Executives of Devon’s public service providers, we have a duty on behalf of all of our organisations and those who we represent to commit to action now,” said Phil Norrey, Chief Executive of Devon County Council.

Posted on: 14 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 17 Comments
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Overnight closures for improvement work to A382 Ford Street, Moretonhampstead

Circumstance and weather permitting the work will take place over 5 nights from Monday 20 to Friday 25 May 2019

Posted on: 13 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Consultation being prepared on roadworks permit scheme

Devon County Council is preparing to consult on plans for a permit scheme to manage work on the county’s road network

Posted on: 13 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Resurfacing planned for Exeter Road in Exmouth

Resurfacing work will be carried out on Exeter Road, in Exmouth, on the evenings of Wednesday 29 May and Thursday 30 May

Posted on: 13 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Devon’s budget in the black at end of financial year

Devon County Council has revealed its budget is in the black again at the end of the 2018/19 financial year

Posted on: 10 May 2019 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments
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Resurfacing due to start on Lea Road in Tiverton

Essential resurfacing will start on Lea Road in Tiverton on Monday (13 May) and is expected to take around two weeks to complete

Posted on: 10 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment

Work starts on Sherford Main Street

A turf cutting has been held to mark the start of work on the main road connecting Sherford to the A38 Deep Lane junction

Posted on: 9 May 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

New adult learning space opens in Okehampton

Learn Devon, Devon County Council’s adult education service is to open a new adult learning space in Okehampton.

Posted on: 9 May 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Devon’s Deputy Leader calls for more cash for schools and special education

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet Member for Schools, James McInnes, has written to Education Secretary Damian Hinds on behalf of all the political parties on the council calling for more money for education

Posted on: 8 May 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
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