Tag Archives: Cllr Andrew Leadbetter

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 | No Comments

‘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 | Posted in: | 4 Comments

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 | Posted in: | 11 Comments

New Proud to Care Ambassadors help raise care and health sector profile

As part of its Proud to Care campaign to boost employment within the health and social care profession, Devon County Council is recruiting volunteers to work as ambassadors to help raise the sector’s profile.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | Posted in:
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Helping people live well with dementia

Devon County Council has commissioned a dementia support worker service from the Alzheimer’s Society and agreed funding for a new Devon Memory Café Consortium, in moves that will develop support in local communities for people with dementia

Posted on: 6 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Extra £4.6 million for transport improvements

The County Council’s Cabinet has agreed an extra £4.6 million of funding to add to a £24.5 million package of schemes to improve transport improvements

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Final section of Tithebarn Link Road scheme approved

Councillors have backed construction of a £5.2 million scheme for the remaining section of a vital link to the Exeter and East Devon Growth Point, as well as the development of a new pedestrian and cycle bridge over the M5

Posted on: 10 February 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Works starts on much anticipated Exeter primary school

Work has officially got under way on the new Trinity Church of England VA Primary and Nursery School in the Newcourt area of Exeter

Posted on: 6 February 2017 | Posted in: Education

Devon firms invited to free business support event with opportunity for ongoing support

Devon companies have until Monday 6 February to apply to business support programme, Fast Track to Growth, which is being backed by Devon County Council. Every company that applies gets a day of business support at the Deer Park Hotel, near Honiton

Posted on: 1 February 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Funding for sustainable travel projects in Devon

Devon County Council has been awarded £1.5 million from the Department for Transport to fund walking and cycling projects in the county over the next three years

Posted on: 26 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment
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