Tag Archives: Cllr John Hart

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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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South West key workers thank you for staying away this bank holiday

Over 100,000 key workers in the South West will join forces this bank holiday to say “thank you” to every member of the public who has stayed away from tourist hot spots this year and issue a plea to localaaa

Posted on: 6 May 2020
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Digital technology supporting Team Devon’s coronavirus response

Devon County Council Leader John Hart says Digital technology is proving instrumental in helping Devon County Council and other “Team Devon” partners respond to the coronavirus pandemic

Posted on: 24 April 2020 | Posted in: Politics
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Exeter coronavirus regional testing centre to open for key workers

We have given our Honiton Road Park and Ride site over to the Government for use as a drive-through coronavirus testing facility.

Posted on: 22 April 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing