Tour of Britain Stage 2 marked by historic race through Victorian market

Devon has a long history of hosting exciting and challenging stages of the Tour of Britain, and this year will be no exception.

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment
Mobile Library

Council consults on ways to improve library services to rural and isolated communities

Devon County Council wants to consider ways of improving library services in rural areas in order to reach more people who can’t easily access Devon’s 50 public libraries.

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Community

County Council unwraps new strategy to reduce plastic waste

The ‘Plastics Strategy’ outlines how various single-use plastic food and beverage packaging and tableware (such as cutlery and cups) will be removed from Council work locations by 2020

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Public urged to ‘enjoy the countryside but be tick aware’

Public health experts are urging people to be tick aware while out enjoying the countryside.

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Events across the county to celebrate Carers Week 2018

Carers are being encouraged to stay healthy in connected through a number of events planned across the county next week to mark national Carers Week.

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Trading Standards

Do you know your vishing, from your phishing and smishing? Scams Awareness Month lifts the lid off the latest scams

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau have reported a 7 per cent increase in the number of fraud offences recorded in England and Wales, compared to the previous year.

Posted on: 4 June 2018 | Posted in: Community

Devon residents get active with walking app

This month Devon County Council’s public health is supporting the campaign by Public Health England and the Royal College of GPs to encourage adults in Devon to fit in 10 minutes a day of continuous walking

Posted on: 4 June 2018 | Posted in:

NDHT and the RD&E agree in principle to a new collaboration to maintain sustainability of clinical services in North Devon

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) have reached agreement in principle on a new collaboration between the two organisations.

Posted on: 30 May 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

New bid to boost peninsula transport links

Councillors in Devon and Somerset have backed proposals for a streamlined transport panel for the South West to campaign for better road and rail links.

Posted on: 27 May 2018 | Posted in: Politics

Caroline Chugg is the new Chair of Devon County Council

Outgoing Chair Ray Radford handed the honour to the County Councillor for Braunton Rural.
 

Posted on: 24 May 2018 | Posted in: Politics
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