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Photo of school transport face covering campaign

Face coverings must be worn on school transport

Students in Devon are being told they must wear face coverings when travelling on school transport

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Childsren learning

Communication matters – how speech and language support improves children’s lives

If a child doesn’t develop the skills needed to interact with others, it can put them at greater risk of depression and affect their education, employability, social mobility and happiness

Posted on: 8 October 2020 | Posted in: Education
Steve Brown, Deputy Director for Public Health Devon

Deputy Director for Public Health Devon says we’re not near lockdown yet

Steve Brown, Deputy Director for Public Health Devon described today the coronavirus situation in Devon, and in Exeter in particular.

Posted on: 8 October 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
COVID-19 cell

Chair of the Team Devon Board urges people not to be complacent

Chairman of the Local Outbreak Engagement Board, Council Leader John Hart, urges people to not be complacent and to make renewed effort to follow national guidance.

Posted on: 8 October 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of County Hall

Urgent economic recovery plan unveiled

An urgent £6 million economic recovery programme will be discussed by Devon County Council’s Cabinet next week in response to the county’s economy shrinking by around 8%

Posted on: 8 October 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of Okehampton Town Centre

Consultation on Okehampton town centre junctions

A public consultation is being launched by Devon County Council next week (Friday 16 October) to seek views on re-designing junctions in Okeahmpton town centre to reduce traffic congestion

Posted on: 8 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of the opening of Sherford Main Street

New road to Sherford officially opened

A major milestone has been reached for the new community of Sherford, with the completion of the new main road linking to the development

Posted on: 7 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
two cyclists cycling past Exeter cathedral

“What’s happening in Exeter is not unexpected and has been planned for,” says Dr Pearson

Exeter has seen a recent sharp spike in cases, most of which are in the University student population. The outbreak is currently contained, and so Exeter is not in the territory for broad lockdown within the city at this time.

Posted on: 7 October 2020
Photo of a road closed sign

Footpath resurfacing in Heavitree Road in Exeter

An inbound section of Heavitree Road in Exeter will be closed Monday to Friday for the next four weeks while the footpath is resurfaced

Posted on: 5 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of the first trees beign planted for Saving Devon's Treescapes

First trees planted in Saving Devon’s Treescapes project

The launch of the “Saving Devon’s Treescapes” project, which forms part of Devon’s efforts to address the loss of trees from ash dieback, has been marked with the planting of its first trees

Posted on: 5 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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