Tag Archives: Cllr James McInnes

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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| No Comments
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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| 1 Comment
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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| No Comments
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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| No Comments
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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

Young carers goes the extra mile, literally

Thousands of young people in Devon are actively involved in providing care to family members with long term illnesses.  They’re used to going the extra mile.

Posted on: 29 January 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Young people asked, what’s so good about Exeter?

What’s Exeter really like to live, work or go to school or college in if you’re aged between 14 and 21?

Posted on: 17 October 2018 | Posted in: Community

Council supports NHS consortium as preferred bidder for children’s health and wellbeing services in Devon

NEW Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) recommended that Devon Children and Families Alliance (The Alliance) be selected as the preferred bidder for the 23.8 million-a-year contract, of which Devon County Council contributes £1.6m. The contract will be awarded for seven years from 1 April 2019, with an option to extend it for a further three years.

Posted on: 10 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

New support helps asylum seeking children make new lives in Devon

The county of Devon is providing a chance to start life afresh free from fear for children who have arrived on their own in the UK having fled conflict in their native countries.

Posted on: 7 August 2018 | Posted in: Community
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More families apply for Devon secondary school place

There’s been another increase in the number of children applying for a place at a secondary school in Devon this September. Devon County Council today announced it was offering more than 98 per cent of families one of their three preferences.

Posted on: 1 March 2018 | Posted in: Education