Tag Archives: Cllr Barry Parsons

Using technology to help sign language users access local services

Devon County Council has introduced a new way for users of British Sign Language (BSL) to contact them via a Video Relay Service (VRS). The service, called ‘InterpretersLive!’, is provided by Sign Solutions.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | Posted in: Community

Independence secures future for Devon’s Youth Service

DYS Space Ltd has been appointed to run the county’s youth services for the next three years following a major review of the service

Posted on: 31 January 2017 | Posted in: Community

Certainty for Devon’s Youth Service

Devon County Council has announced its intention to ‘save’ the county’s youth service by commissioning a new independent staff-run social enterprise to run the service on its behalf

Posted on: 14 September 2016 | Posted in: Community

Councillors speak out about hate crime

Councillors have firmly expressed their concerns in relation to reports of racially motivated incidents across the UK, and reiterated their commitment to tackling the problem of prejudice and hate crime in Devon

Posted on: 29 July 2016 | Posted in: Community

Devon receives reaccreditation at Charter Plus level for Member Development

Devon County Council has been presented with a certificate at the South West Councils AGM for successfully gaining Charter Plus status for a second time.

Posted on: 19 July 2016 | Posted in: Politics