Using technology to help sign language users access local services

Devon County Council has introduced a new way for users of British Sign Language (BSL) to contact them via a Video Relay Service (VRS). The service, called ‘InterpretersLive!’, is provided by Sign Solutions.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | Posted in: Community

Refurbishment work to start on Bideford Long Bridge

Grade one listed Bideford Long Bridge to undergo refurbishment work – the majority of which will take place under the bridge

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Volunteers muck in and clean up Exe Estuary

Almost 150 volunteers gave up their Saturday morning to clean-up the Exe Estuary, removing half a skip’s worth of rubbish.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Business Promotion Grant awarded to Devon businesses

Business Promotion Grants have been awarded to local businesses through Devon County Council’s Devon Delivers programme

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

New building for Oasis Day Nursery, Exeter

A new building has been delivered and installed at the Oasis Day Nursery at Whipton Barton Federation schools in Exeter

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | Posted in: Education
Children, who are unidentifiable, playing in the school play ground

Double celebration for Tiverton’s Castle school

Children and staff at a Tiverton primary are enjoying a double celebration to start the new school year.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | Posted in: Education

New Proud to Care Ambassadors help raise care and health sector profile

As part of its Proud to Care campaign to boost employment within the health and social care profession, Devon County Council is recruiting volunteers to work as ambassadors to help raise the sector’s profile.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | Posted in:

New footpath approved between Tiverton Parkway and Sampford Peverell

Devon County Council’s ruling cabinet has approved a new 410 metre street-lighted footpath, linking Tiverton Parkway station and Sampford Peverell.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Education secretary confirms details of new funding system for schools

Education Secretary Justine Greening has confirmed details of a new funding system for schools in England.

Posted on: 14 September 2017 | Posted in: Education

‘Rise Above for Schools’ programme to equip young people with coping strategies for modern life launched

Public Health England are launching Rise Above for Schools, giving teachers the resources to equip young people with resilience skills and boost their wellbeing.

Posted on: 14 September 2017 | Posted in: Education
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