Tag Archives: Cllr James McInnes

Devon County Councillor James McInnes and colleague on the roof of the new extra care housing scheme

Landmark in construction of Exeter’s pioneering Extra Care scheme

Councillors have celebrated the progress in constructing the UK’s first super energy efficient Extra Care scheme, which is on schedule to open in Exeter later this year. The main structure is now complete for the development off Topsham Road, whichaaa

Posted on: 4 March 2020| 2 Comments
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Big rise in applications for secondary school places in Devon

There’s been a big increase in the number of children applying for a place at a secondary school in Devon this year.

Posted on: 2 March 2020 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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Big investment to provide more places for vulnerable children in Devon

More than £19 million is being spent in Devon to create another 300 places for vulnerable children in the county’s special schools.

Posted on: 20 February 2020 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
Young carers, sister and younger brother

Devon celebrates Young Carers Awareness Day

Last year Devon Young Carers actively supported over 1,100 young carers in Devon. We want to support more. Today, national Young Carers Awareness Day, we’re visiting schools across Devon to talk about support for young carers

Posted on: 30 January 2020| No Comments
Met Office fostering winter party

Met office hosts foster families winter party

Fostered children enjoyed a really interesting day with their families at the Met Office, Exeter, this week.

Posted on: 27 January 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments
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Devon schools’ chief welcomes spending boost

Devon’s schools’ chief is welcoming a big spending boost for education in the county.

Posted on: 11 October 2019 | Posted in: Education
Children, who are unidentifiable, playing in the school play ground

New special school opens in Devon

A new Devon special school will welcome its first students on Monday.

Posted on: 6 September 2019 | Posted in: Education
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Cash boost for education in Devon

Devon could see an extra £20 million for education over the next two years following the Government’s spending review

Posted on: 5 September 2019 | Posted in: Education
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Major investment to improve special needs education in Devon

More than £1 million is to be spent on improving special needs education in Devon. The county council’s Cabinet is being asked to approve the investment at its meeting on Wednesday. (Jul 10)

Posted on: 3 July 2019 | Posted in: Education
picture of two secondary school age children sat working at a desk

More families apply for secondary school places in Devon

There’s been another increase in the number of children applying for a place at a secondary school in Devon this year.

Posted on: 1 March 2019 | Posted in: Education