Tag Archives: Cllr Andrew Leadbetter

Double yellow lines

Consultation to include double yellow lines in care worker parking scheme begins

Residents are invited to have their say on Devon County Council proposals to allow care and health professionals to use yellow lines restrictions when visiting clients at home.

Posted on: 1 August 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| 54 Comments
Montage photo of adult social care

Funding awarded from Creative Innovation and Growth programme

Six projects supporting adult social care have received funding from Devon County Council’s Creative Innovation and Growth Programme, and the initiative has been extended

Posted on: 12 June 2019 | Posted in: Community| No Comments

Have your say on future transport plans for Exeter

Devon County Council is asking people for their views on its draft Exeter Transport Strategy during a public consultation which continues until 28 February

Posted on: 22 January 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Picture of an elderly lady at home receiving care and support. The lady is in the kitchen and her care worker is stood with her as they prepare a meal.

Stark warning leads to call for more home care workers across Devon

As the Government announces measures to reduce the impact of additional winter pressures on critical front line health services, local Councils are taking steps to prevent people from going to hospital with preventable complaints or to help them return home as quickly as possible after treatment.

Posted on: 16 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Lyric House hosts accessible sports day in Okehampton

Lyric House is hosting a Pop Up Puzzletree event of sport and other activities on Monday 9 July from 10am to 3pm. This is the eighth year running that Lyric House, Devon County Council’s day services, has organised a quarterly eventaaa

Posted on: 28 June 2018

Events across the county to celebrate Carers Week 2018

Carers are being encouraged to stay healthy in connected through a number of events planned across the county next week to mark national Carers Week.

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Okehampton to host the first Proud to Care Health and Care Jobs Fair

Community minded Okehampton has been chosen to be the first town in the county to host a Proud to Care, Health and Care Jobs Fair.

Posted on: 17 May 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

New technology helping people live independently

Devon County Council has teamed up with Hft, a national charity supporting adults with learning disabilities, to showcase some of the latest personalised technology that is helping people to live in their own homes.

Posted on: 6 March 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

‘Deceptive’ road conditions across Devon as A380 reopens

Road conditions across Devon today have been described as ‘deceptive’ by the County Council’s Highways Operations Manager, Chris Cranston. “Despite relatively little snow overnight, the freezing rain across the county has left many roads still impassable, and people are beingaaa

Posted on: 2 March 2018

Council call to carers – let us know who you are

While today’s news stories often focus around the financial and demand pressures on the NHS and social services, there’s a silent workforce out there that is more than pulling its weight, and that is also feeling the strain.

Posted on: 12 January 2018