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Drive to combat holiday hunger in Devon continues for February half-term

More than 15,000 children across Devon will be receiving food vouchers over half-term as Devon County Council combats holiday hunger.

Posted on: 2 February 2021 | Posted in: Education
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Devon leads £2 million bid to end holiday hunger

A major operation is under way in Devon to combat holiday hunger for children this Christmas. Devon County Council is leading the operation to organise networks of providers across the county. They will use a £2 million Government grant toaaa

Posted on: 11 November 2020
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Funding available to support communities during second lockdown

The money will help voluntary and community groups to tackle the social and economic impacts of this lockdown and help those who are most vulnerable in their communities.

Posted on: 9 November 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Stover Country Park praised for “good progress” in maintaining heritage

The annual Heritage at Risk Register published by Historic England has highlighted Stover Country Park, which is a Grade II Registered Park and Garden (RPG), for making progress in maintaining heritage at the site

Posted on: 15 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Green Flag Awards for Stover and Grand Western Canal Country Parks

Stover Country Park and the Grand Western Canal Country Park have been honoured with Green Flag Awards

Posted on: 14 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment

Devon County Council recognised for support to the Armed Forces

Devon County Council has been presented with the Silver Award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Face coverings must be worn on school transport

Students in Devon are being told they must wear face coverings when travelling on school transport

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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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
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