World Suicide Prevention Day – John Harvey talks frankly about suicide

John Harvey is a regular columnist for Exeter Life magazine, and was the former Exeter City Centre Manager and local councillor.  He took part in the RealMenTalk campaign and is an advocate for mental health, having experienced depression himself.

Posted on: 10 September 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Road realignment at Slapton progressing well

Work is progressing well on the scheme to reconnect the A379 between Slapton and Strete Gate

Posted on: 7 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment
Green Flag Award

We all have a favourite park and now’s the time to vote for yours

The Green Flag Award Scheme is asking the nation to have its say and decide which parks and green spaces should receive the People’s Choice Award for being the UK’s favourites. Vote for our country parks and show how the UK loves green spaces.

Posted on: 7 September 2018

A fifth of over 75s go three months or longer with no one to share a meal with

Analysis by Bournemouth University’s Ageing and Dementia Research Centre has revealed that almost a fifth of over-75s in the UK go three months or longer with no one to share a meal with.

Posted on: 7 September 2018 | Posted in: Community

Free opportunities for care workers to improve skills now available

Care workers across Devon to improve their skills and gain qualifications through flexible and online learning.

Posted on: 7 September 2018 | Posted in: Community

Heritage Ability wins the Lottery

Congratulations to Living Options, which has beaten off hundreds of competitors from across the country to win a prestigious National Lottery Award for their project Heritage Ability

Posted on: 7 September 2018 | Posted in: Community

Remembering the ‘Sawdust Fusiliers’ at Stover

A life-size wooden sculpture commemorating the role of the ‘Sawdust Fusiliers’ based in Devon during the First World War has been unveiled at Stover School.

Posted on: 7 September 2018 | Posted in: Community

Repair work to resume on Torridge Bridge near Bideford

The next phase of repairs to replace damaged expansion joints on Torridge Bridge, near Bideford, will get underway on Monday 17 September

Posted on: 4 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Meyer wins ‘thrilling’ Devon stage

Meyer took victory in Stage Two of the 2018 OVO Energy Tour of Britain after sprinting to win in Barnstaple.

Posted on: 3 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Business Promotion Grants awarded to local companies

Eleven Devon companies have been awarded funding from Devon County Council’s Business Promotion Grant to help them promote their businesses at trade shows in order to reach new customers

Posted on: 3 September 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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