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Stretches during the workforce pilates class

Pigs, ploughs and pilates!

Ask farmers what they enjoy doing in their spare time, and there won’t be many who answer pilates! But thanks to one of Devon County Council’s new tenant farmers, that’s exactly what’s proving popular in a little corner of Devon.

Posted on: 16 May 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
family with two children walking through some woods along a path

Public Health Annual Report focus on mental health receives cross party support

A cross-party endorsement was given to the Annual Public Health Report 2018/19 at Devon County Council’ Cabinet meeting.

Posted on: 16 May 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
A woman with a clipboard stood alongside a large piece of equipment within a modern factory environment

Women encouraged to pursue career in technology

In the sixties, the ratio of women to men working in technology was 50:50. Today, despite there being a lot more opportunities, only 20 per cent of the workforce in technology is women.

Posted on: 16 May 2019 | Posted in: Community
Photo of traffic in Western Road, Ivybridge

Backing for congestion busting scheme in Ivybridge

A scheme to improve air quality and tackle traffic congestion on Western Road in Ivybridge has been approved by Devon County Council’s Cabinet

Posted on: 15 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Pegasus Trail

Opening of latest section of Pegasus Trail

Devon County Council has completed the second phase of the Pegasus Trail in West Devon and members of South West Riders (SWR) have held a special opening celebration

Posted on: 14 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
caring hand on vulnerable hand

More people choose to employ a personal assistant to help them live independently at home

Devon’s lead Councillor responsible for adult social care and health says more must be done to encourage people to take up jobs in care and health services.

Posted on: 14 May 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Wind turbines turning on the top of a hillside

Devon agencies act now to tackle climate emergency

“This is a climate emergency, and as Chief Executives of Devon’s public service providers, we have a duty on behalf of all of our organisations and those who we represent to commit to action now,” said Phil Norrey, Chief Executive of Devon County Council.

Posted on: 14 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of a road closed sign

Overnight closures for improvement work to A382 Ford Street, Moretonhampstead

Circumstance and weather permitting the work will take place over 5 nights from Monday 20 to Friday 25 May 2019

Posted on: 13 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of a roadwork sign

Consultation being prepared on roadworks permit scheme

Devon County Council is preparing to consult on plans for a permit scheme to manage work on the county’s road network

Posted on: 13 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of a road closed sign

Resurfacing planned for Exeter Road in Exmouth

Resurfacing work will be carried out on Exeter Road, in Exmouth, on the evenings of Wednesday 29 May and Thursday 30 May

Posted on: 13 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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