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Devon to mark 75th anniversary of VJ Day

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

Posted on: 6 August 2020 | Posted in: Community
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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.

Posted on: 17 July 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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New guidance produced for visitors to the South West

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.

Posted on: 3 July 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Lead agencies urge the public to stay safe this weekend

As lockdown restrictions ease further this weekend, senior politicians, public health and Police leads are urging the Devon public to stay safe.

Posted on: 3 July 2020 | Posted in: Community
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New moves to contain coronavirus in Devon

New measures to contain and reduce cases of coronavirus in Devon and safeguard the health of local people have been revealed.

Posted on: 30 June 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Infographic: Working together to support Devon’s communities

Throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic we’ve worked quickly to ensure our residents, communities and businesses are well informed, supported, and protected.

Posted on: 12 June 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Local Outbreak Plans will be supplementary to national testing and tracing arrangements

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.

Posted on: 28 May 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Big boost for Devon’s economic recovery

A major step to boost Devon’s economy after lockdown is being taken by the county council and partners Exeter College.

Posted on: 21 May 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Cautious welcome to re-starting the economy, but concerns over a second spike

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

Posted on: 11 May 2020
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