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Ambitious plans to boost support for Devon’s special needs children

A radical plan to bring Devon’s school improvement services and support for special needs children back in-house has been approved.

Posted on: 10 March 2021 | Posted in: Education
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Young people warned about ‘fake jobs’ on social media

Some fake job adverts aim to harvest personal details while others may try to dupe you into committing a criminal offence, like money laundering

Posted on: 10 March 2021 | Posted in: Community
Photo of the Neolithic flint axe found near A382

Neolithic axe unearthed during archaeological excavation near A382

A number of important prehistoric artefacts have been found during an archaeological excavation close to the A382 widening near Newton Abbot

Posted on: 10 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Parents asked to do all they can to help prevent the spread of coronavirus

Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, is asking families with school-age children to do all they can to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Posted on: 10 March 2021 | Posted in: Community
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VideoParents encouraged to allow their children to be tested for COVID at school

Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, is encouraging parents to give their consent to allow their child to be tested for coronavirus at school.

Posted on: 4 March 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Testing will be the cornerstone of our way out of COVID-19

Testing for coronavirus is going to be the cornerstone of our transition back to normal life, Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, has declared.

Posted on: 4 March 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Plymouth and South Devon Freeport will boost jobs and opportunity

A new freeport in Plymouth and South Devon has been given the go ahead by the Government, unlocking million pounds of funding for the area.

Posted on: 4 March 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Freeport will provide access to jobs and opportunity

Plymouth and South Devon is to become a Freeport unlocking million pounds of funding for the area

Posted on: 3 March 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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£40m funding for Okehampton to Exeter rail line

More than £40 million of funding has been announced in today’s budget to reinstate passenger services on the Okehampton to Exeter rail line

Posted on: 3 March 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Devon Pension Fund net-zero investment pledge

Devon Pension Fund also commits to decarbonise all its current investments at a rate of seven per cent a year and to increase investments into carbon solutions 

Posted on: 3 March 2021
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