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Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces the three new risk levels to the House of Commons

“We expect that the county will be assigned the ‘medium’ risk level,” says Director of Public Health Devon

In response to the Prime Minister’s statement this afternoon about risk levels, the Director of Public Health Devon made the following statement.

Posted on: 12 October 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of improvements to the A382

A382 improvements progressing well

Improvements on the A382 between Drumbridges and Newton Abbot are progressing well, with resurfacing due to take place next month

Posted on: 12 October 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of the new bridge at Summer Lane

Bridge lifted into place at Summer Lane in Exeter

A new pedestrian and cycle bridge has been lifted into place at Summer Lane in Exeter to complete the first two kilometres of Devon County Council’s E4 cycle route

Posted on: 12 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
cartoom construction worker stood in front of property

Consumers warned to be aware of Green Homes Grant Scams

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards are warning people to be wary of fraudsters attempting to exploit the new Government Green Homes Grant.

Posted on: 9 October 2020
washing machine

Bridgwater businessman sentenced for fraud

Martin Fisher, 46 of Bristol Road, Bridgwater was investigated by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards after complaints that he repeatedly failed to carry out repairs or fulfil orders for household electrical appliances such as dishwashers, washing machines, tumble dryers, fridges and fridge-freezers.

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of a roadwork sign

Overnight closures planned for Rydon Lane and Countess Wear roundabout

Overnight closures are due to get underway at Rydon Lane on weeknights from 8pm until 6am, starting on Monday (12 October) followed by overnight closures at Countess Wear roundabout from Tuesday 27 October until Tuesday 17 November

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of children playing in a school playground

More children in school in Devon

Latest figures show that number of children currently attending schools across Devon has gone up to 93 per cent – that compares to 90 per cent nationally

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Posted in: Education
Photo of Councillor James McInnes

New special school for Okehampton planned

Devon County Council’s Cabinet is being asked to approve spending £8 million on building a new special school in Okehampton

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Posted in: Education
Photo of Councillor Hart and Councillor Croad with the certificate

Devon County Council recognised for support to the Armed Forces

Devon County Council has been presented with the Silver Award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Posted in: Community
Photo of the opening of the new footbridge in Sidmouth

Official opening of new footbridge in Sidmouth

The new footbridge replacing the old Alma Bridge in Sidmouth has been officially opened at a special ceremony

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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