Tag Archives: Devon County Council

Save your broken possessions for UK’s largest-ever repair café

The Big Fix 2020 will be held on Saturday February 15, and will see up to 109 repair cafés across the UK being held simultaneously.

Posted on: 18 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
Young person holding up sign saying 'there is no Planet B'

Climate taskforce to deliver carbon plan appointed

The Net-Zero Task Force will be chaired by Professor Patrick Devine-Wright of the University of Exeter, a Lead Author for the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Posted on: 28 August 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 21 Comments

On the verge of success – communities called on transform verges into wildlife bastions

Communities all around Devon are being encouraged to take pride in their verges and help the environment

Posted on: 30 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Sign up for free school closure information

Parents and guardians across Devon can find out if their child’s school is open by signing up to free email alerts.

Posted on: 30 January 2019 | Posted in: Education

Want to help break a World Record? Bring your broken gadgets to the Big Fix!

It’s all part of Devon County Council’s 3rd Reuse Week.

Posted on: 29 January 2019 | Posted in: Education

Care workers to be given the chance to learn new skills

Varied shift patterns and irregular hours can make it difficult for health and care staff to attend regular training – this can people from reaching their potential

Posted on: 14 May 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Celebrating Devon at this year’s County Show

Devon County Council will again be exhibiting at this year’s Devon County Show in our #WeAreDevon marquee, promoting a range of activities that showcase why people should take pride in our county.

Posted on: 9 May 2018 | Posted in: Community

Towns and Parishes Together fund benefits Devon communities

If you’ve got a good idea for a project, something that’ll really benefit people in your community, but it needs start-up funding to get going, we and Devon’s District Councils have funding available for projects that ‘enhance and make a difference to communities.’

Posted on: 16 January 2018