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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
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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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Where are COVID-19 infections happening in Devon?

Schools are a good indicator of what’s happening in local communities. When there is a rise in cases within the community, there is a rise in cases within schools.

Posted on: 25 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Graph showing the significant rise in cases among younger people

Devon’s COVID-19 cases rise in young people

The latest Devon data shows a sharp increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases in the 0 to 19 year old, and 20 to 39 year old age groups. 

Posted on: 25 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Vicarage Road, Sidmouth, closed for three days from Tuesday

Vicarage Road in Sidmouth (A375) will be closed for three days next week for patching works.

Posted on: 25 June 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Partners mark progress on A382 improvements

A ceremony has been held to mark progress on vital infrastructure to support economic growth on the outskirts of Newton Abbot

Posted on: 25 June 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon County Council will be back at the Devon County Show this year

The Devon County Show is taking place next week and Devon County Council and partners will once again be sharing a stand. Find out more about what to expect.

Posted on: 24 June 2021
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Rise in COVID-19 cases among school-age population – but schools not the cause

Devon County Council and Public Health Devon are working very closely with schools across the county, following a rise in cases across all ages, but predominantly among Devon’s younger and young working age population.

Posted on: 24 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon bids for Community Renewal Funding

A programme of bids totalling more than £12.2 million has been submitted by Devon County Council to the Government’s new Community Renewal Fund which aims to support community and business recovery after the Coronavirus pandemic

Posted on: 22 June 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Devon County Council marks Windrush Day

The Windrush flag was raised to mark 73 years after the Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury docks and its passengers began a new life in Britain.

Posted on: 22 June 2021 | Posted in: Community
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