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“None of us wanted another lockdown but I fear it had become inevitable”

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement at the weekend regarding a new, time limited period of national lockdown, Devon County Council and Public Health Devon have given these reactions. The leader of Devon County Council, John Hart, said: “None of usaaa

Posted on: 2 November 2020

New restrictions from Thursday 5 November

A range of new lockdown measures come into force from this Thursday 5 November, including the requirement for everyone to stay at home, and only able to leave for a limited set of reasons.

Posted on: 2 November 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of a road closed sign

Footpath repairs planned in Budleigh Salterton High Street

High Street in Budleigh Salterton will be closed for up to two weeks from Monday 9 November while repairs are carried out to the footpath

Posted on: 2 November 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Resurfacing due to start in Dartmouth

Essential resurfacing work will take place along Mayors Avenue in Dartmouth from Thursday (5 November) until Thursday 19 November

Posted on: 2 November 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Bonfire night message - Don't forget to make space this Bonfire Night

Do not put yourself in unnecessary risk this Bonfire and firework season

Bonfire night and fireworks displays, the other big outdoor crowd pleasers at this time of year, will also look and feel different this time around.

Posted on: 29 October 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
rogue trader

Council advises to be on the look-out for potential scammers

Devon County Council has issued a warning and is advising people to stay alert to possible scams, associated with the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted on: 27 October 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Govt. urged to ensure that Devon can deliver a ‘Covid-safe education’ in Devon

In a letter Cllr McInnes, DCC’s Cabinet Member for Schools urges the Education Secretary to ensure that Devon has the resources to deliver a ‘Covid-safe education’.

Posted on: 27 October 2020 | Posted in: Education
Mum on sofa with two small children

Devon pledges extra support for vulnerable children and families

Devon County Council has today said it will continue to work with district councils to ensure hardship support is available to vulnerable children and families across the county this winter and pledged extra funding to ensure no child goes hungry.

Posted on: 26 October 2020 | Posted in: Community
Cllr Leadbetter and Andrew Hodgson standing near a Co Bike station in Topsham outside a church

Co Bikes hire scheme unveil new ‘dockless’ sites

The new stations, which need no fixed infrastructure for bikes to be locked into, are being trialled at the junction of Magdalen Road and College Road, in Digby Park & Ride and outside Chapel Platt Surgery in Topsham.

Posted on: 23 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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South West Leaders call on everyone planning a half-term break to be extra careful and to follow the rules

Coronavirus doesn’t take a break – please respect and protect local communities.” This is the joint message from Council Leaders across the region for anyone thinking of coming to or travelling in and around the south west this half-term.

Posted on: 22 October 2020
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