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Rapid lateral flow testing kit, laid out on a table top

Which test is appropriate and when

We’re hearing of people with symptoms of coronavirus, using the rapid lateral flow testing kits to establish whether they have the virus, and then getting on with their day. But anyone with symptoms should self-isolate and arrange a PCR test and stay self-isolating pending the result.

Posted on: 17 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

What do you think of the traffic in Newton Abbot? We want to hear your views!

The results of the survey will help the partnership understand if a new lower speed limit would benefit the town.

Posted on: 17 June 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of viaduct on the proposed Tavistock rail line

Funding bid submitted for rail reinstatement business case

Devon County Council has submitted a bid for funding to develop the business case for the Tavistock to Plymouth railway

Posted on: 15 June 2021 | Posted in: Environment
small glass bottles of COVID-19 vaccine

So why has the PM delayed lifting most of the restrictions?

So, the government has delayed the lifting of some restrictions. Here’s why.

Posted on: 15 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
man wearing a face covering

Delay to the further lifting of restrictions was inevitable

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced a delay to the lifting of restrictions planned for 21 June. Restrictions, with a few exceptions, will now remain in place until 19 July.

Posted on: 14 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Are you renting a home in the South West?

Trading Standards urges renters not to be caught out by banned tenancy fees

Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service has launched a new campaign to help prevent renters in the region being caught out by fees that have now been banned.

Posted on: 10 June 2021
Computer image of Vaughan Road

£2.3 Million for Council partnership to deliver regeneration schemes

More than £2.3 million of Government funding has been awarded to The Devon and Torbay One Public Estate Partnership, a partnership of Councils in Devon, to deliver local regeneration schemes and economic recovery

Posted on: 10 June 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Devon delivers logo

Devon Delivers for business success and work/life balance

Devon Delivers, which aims to encourage businesses to relocate to the county, has launched a new video and website to highlight the county’s unique selling points as Devon looks to make a strong economic recovery post-pandemic

Posted on: 10 June 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Football boot resting on a football

Enjoy Euro 2020, but do so safely, says Public Health Devon

The long awaited and much talked-about Euro 2020 tournament – yes, 2020 – is about to start on the 11 June, 2021.

Posted on: 10 June 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of people meeting at a desk

Four new work hubs in Devon

Four new work hubs are being established across Devon with funding from the Heart of the South West LEP’s Getting Building Fund announced for Devon County Council’s award-winning scheme

Posted on: 9 June 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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