Walking

Carers invited to step out for a walk during Carers Week

Carers are statistically more likely to have higher levels of ill-health and social isolation than the rest of the community. During Carers Week next week, carers are invited to take part in any of a number of organised walks in Devon.

Posted on: 7 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Helping people live well with dementia

Devon County Council has commissioned a dementia support worker service from the Alzheimer’s Society and agreed funding for a new Devon Memory Café Consortium, in moves that will develop support in local communities for people with dementia

Posted on: 6 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Exeter parents express concern over children’s sugar consumption

Parents in Exeter raise concerns about their children’s sugar consumption, in city-wide Sugar Smart survey.

Posted on: 31 May 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Further consultation being prepared on North Devon Link Road

The County Council will be consulting from Friday 9 June until Friday 28 July on a proposed scheme to improve the North Devon Link Road

Posted on: 30 May 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Overnight closure planned for Bridge Road on Monday 5 June

Bridge Road in Exeter is due to be closed overnight from 8:30pm on Monday 5 June until 5:30am the following morning fro ongoing widening improvements

Posted on: 26 May 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Rogue trader who conned the elderly jailed

John Carroll, 26, of Cricklade, Wiltshire, was sentenced to 38 months in prison

Posted on: 25 May 2017 | Posted in: Community

New streamlined scrutiny system at County Hall

A new streamlined system of scrutiny committees has been put in place by Devon County Council leader John Hart.

Posted on: 25 May 2017 | Posted in: Politics

New Chairman and Vice Chairman announced for Devon County Council

A new Chairman and Vice Chairman has been announced by Devon County Council

Posted on: 25 May 2017 | Posted in:

New responsibilities for Cabinet members

Devon County Council leader John Hart has refreshed his ruling Cabinet following this month’s election victory

Posted on: 25 May 2017 | Posted in: Politics

Overnight traffic signals at Portmore Roundabout on the evenings of 22-25 May

Temporary three-way traffic signals will be in operation at Portmore Roundabout, Barnstaple, overnight from 7pm each evening from 22-25 May for resurfacing and lining. Traffic signals will be removed before 7am each morning

Posted on: 18 May 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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