The 75th anniversary of VJ Day – marking the surrender of Japan in 1945 which ended the Second World War – will be commemorated on Saturday 15 August with flags being flown at Devon County Hall
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Residents and visitors asked to ‘stick with us – follow the rules and do the right thing’ as holiday peak hits the south west
As schools close for the summer and the holiday season gets fully underway, the South West is calling on residents and visitors alike to play their part in keeping the region COVID-safe this summer.
Local arrangements to keep a sharp look out for any potential new outbreaks of coronavirus in Devon, and take swift and decisive action to tackle and contain them when necessary, are now up and running.
Tourism businesses, public health and local authorities from across the South of England have banded together in a broad partnership to produce guidance for visitors about COVID-19.
As lockdown restrictions ease further this weekend, senior politicians, public health and Police leads are urging the Devon public to stay safe.
Throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic we’ve worked quickly to ensure our residents, communities and businesses are well informed, supported, and protected.
Last Friday (22 May), the Government announced that Councils will receive a share of an extra £300m to help establish local outbreak plans which will include local coordination and management of infection control and of local testing and tracing arrangements.
Devon County Council leader John Hart welcomed the Prime Minister’s statement as providing some hope but said he wanted to see the details of how re-starting the economy could be achieved safely. “We will have to be particularly careful inaaa