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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
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Holidaymakers and second home owners stayed away this Easter weekend

There was a huge 85 per cent drop in traffic coming into Devon this Easter following calls for holidaymakers and second home owners to stay away.

Posted on: 14 April 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon, Plymouth and Torbay Councils unite to call for more Government economic support

Local authorities in Devon have made a united call for more urgent Government support for the county’s economy after a new report estimates that the coronavirus pandemic could place 123,000 jobs at risk

Posted on: 2 April 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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VideoCouncil chief praises the dedication of Team Devon

Devon County Council Leader John Hart has praised the dedication of council workers across Devon who are operating as an additional emergency service during the coronavirus pandemic

Posted on: 31 March 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Council pledges to do everything in its power to help people through the crisis

Devon County Council leader John Hart today pledged the authority will do whatever it can to support residents and communities through the Coronavirus outbreak.

Posted on: 19 March 2020 | Posted in: Community
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