Some baby sleep bags may not be up to standard

Some brands of baby bags have failed quality tests say Trading Standards

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Council reminds working parents of new extended entitlement to free childcare

Devon County Council is reminding working parents of children aged three and four that their entitlement to free childcare and early learning will rise from 15 hours to a potential 30 hours per week from September 2017.

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

£30million to help older people regain their independence

The money, over three years, will to help people get back on their feet after leaving hospital.

Posted on: 15 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
County Hall

Devon’s budget in the black for the 26th consecutive year

Devon County Council’s budget is in the black for the 26th consecutive year. But the council’s deputy leader John Clatworthy is warning that a further £37 million may have to be cut from spending next year in order to balance the books.

Posted on: 14 June 2017 | Posted in: Politics
Picture of an elderly lady at home receiving care and support. The lady is in the kitchen and her care worker is stood with her as they prepare a meal.

Council refocuses social care services to help more people stay independent

Devon County Council has set out how it wants to refocus its social care services on helping more people stay or become independent.

Posted on: 14 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
North Devon Link Road traffic

Consultation launched on North Devon Link Road improvements

A public consultation is underway on potential improvements to the North Devon Link Road and people have until Friday 28 July to have their say on Devon County Council’s scheme option to upgrade the route

Posted on: 9 June 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Revised schedule for Sunday Dartmoor rail service on 11 June

Rail services on the Okehampton Sunday Dartmoor Service will be running with a re-timed schedule on Sunday (11 June) and journeys will take around 15 minutes longer

Posted on: 8 June 2017 | Posted in: Environment
Devon Cycle Challenge

Take on the Bike Week Cycle Challenge

Devon County Council is encouraging people to be part of the cycle challenge during Bike Week, from 10-18 June

Posted on: 8 June 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Facelift for Exe Bridges subway

Devon County Council and Miss*C’s Graffiti Academy have worked together on a project in which local graffiti artists have revitalised the subway at Exe Bridges

Posted on: 8 June 2017 | Posted in: Environment
A382

Approval for proposed A382 improvements

Plans to upgrade the A382 to improve safety, relieve congestion and support growth have been approved by the County Council’s Development Management Committee

Posted on: 7 June 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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