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Public consultation starts on flood risk management strategy

A public consultation is underway on Devon’s latest flood risk management strategy which outlines how the risk of flooding to property and infrastructure will be managed and reduced over the next six years, from 2021-2027

Posted on: 24 August 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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School transport guidelines drawn up ahead of September return

Devon County Council has been working with schools, colleges and transport operators to plan for the full return of students in September, following the school transport guidelines set up by The Department for Education (DfE)

Posted on: 21 August 2020 | Posted in: Education
Artist impression of the flood alleviation scheme in Sidmouth

Work to start on scheme to reduce flood risk

The first phase of a £550,000 project to reduce flood risk in Sidmouth, which will also provide an amenity area for the town, is due to start on Monday 17 August

Posted on: 7 August 2020 | Posted in: Environment

Latest bus timetables available online

Bus passengers are able to access the latest timetable information on “e-booklets” published on Devon County Council’s Travel Devon website

Posted on: 20 July 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Pub serves up its support for community

The Drewe Arms in Drewsteignton used a £500 grant from Devon County Council’s Prompt Action Fund to provide home-made meals at a community freezer and mini-foodbank at the local church

Posted on: 9 June 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Prompt Action Fund helps community transport passengers

With the help of a £3,000 grant from Devon County Council’s Prompt Action Fund, East Teignbridge Community Transport Association, based in Dawlish, has helped ensure local people in their area have been able to attend essential medical appointments

Posted on: 8 June 2020 | Posted in: Community
elderly lady holding a phone to her ear

Over £300k given to support communities during the coronavirus outbreak

The COVID-19 Prompt Action Fund was rapidly launched at the start of the lockdown to help voluntary and community groups support the most vulnerable in their communities and tackle the social and economic impacts of the outbreak.

Posted on: 8 June 2020 | Posted in: Community
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National Bus Pass use to revert to standard operating times

Friday 5 June will be the last day that National Bus Pass holders in Devon can use their passes before 9:30am – as the scheme returns to standard operating times

Posted on: 28 May 2020 | Posted in: Environment
a young person sitting alone on a bench

Youth Service initiative gives young people the means to stay connected

Our youth service is raising money to buy tech and other means to help vulnerable young people access their services remotely. We’ve given nearly £10,000

Posted on: 19 May 2020 | Posted in: Community
cover of the book Alan's Big Scary Teeth

Smile! It’s National Smile Month

Today signals the start of National Smile Month (18 May to 18 June), and Devon Public Health, Libraries Unlimited, Devon’s Childrens’ Centres and Action for Children are raising awareness of oral health hygiene in children and families, in conjunction with the Oral Health Foundation.

Posted on: 19 May 2020
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