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Parents urged to help keep schools safe

There’s always a rise in the number of bugs and illness at the start of term, and this year for obvious reasons, there has been a heightened awareness of when our children feel unwell, though in most cases this will not be coronavirus (COVID-19).

Posted on: 18 September 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Devon and Cornwall leaders unite behind Vision Zero road safety ambition

Members of the South West Peninsula Road Safety Partnership (SWPRSP) have agreed to the bold ‘Vision Zero’ ambition for the region’s roads to be free of fatalities and serious injuries by 2040

Posted on: 18 September 2020 | Posted in: Environment
A380

Major improvement work on A380

Safety barrier replacement, resurfacing and drainage improvements are being carried out on the A380, between the Teign Viaduct and Ashcombe Cross

Posted on: 18 September 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Recycling

Recycling rates increase during lockdown

Figures show a 12 per cent increase between April and June 2020.

Posted on: 18 September 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Younger lady sat alongside an older lady. Young lady has compassionate hand on older lady's arm

Carers UK want to know how COVID-19 is impacting on carers

If you provide care to a loved one or friend, Carers UK would like to know how COVID-19 is impacting on your life.

Posted on: 17 September 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
young female looking at her mobile 'phone screen

Businesses urged to prepare for NHS COVID-19 app

The NHS COVID-19 app will launch in England and Wales on Thursday 24 September.

Posted on: 16 September 2020
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Kickstart Grant Scheme – reopening for tourism sector applications

Businesses operating in the tourism sector are invited to apply for the second round of the Kickstart Grant Scheme when the application window re-opens at midday on Monday (21 September)

Posted on: 16 September 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
two men with a young child on their knee with a poster of a heart and in the heart it says You Can Adopt

New #YouCanAdopt campaign launches in Devon to dispel the myths of adoption and highlight the number of children looking for a new family

A new campaign, #YouCanAdopt, has been launched to dispel common myths around who is eligible to adopt, and explore what the adoption process involves

Posted on: 16 September 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Testing numbers rise in Devon as confirmed cases fall

The latest data shows a big rise in the numbers of COVID-19 tests completed in the last seven days, compared to the previous week.

Posted on: 15 September 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
researcher's gloved hand lifting a small bottle from a tray of identical bottled specimens

The government consults on measures to speed up vaccine deployment

The government is consulting on measures it could take to potentially enable a vaccine to be deployed sooner.

Posted on: 15 September 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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