Tag Archives: Devon

New Regional Adoption Agency will reduce waiting times for children awaiting adoption

Local authority adoption services in Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset are joining forces to become a single regional adoption service, under the banner Adopt South West.

Posted on: 12 April 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Trading Standards energy efficiency grant scam warning

Scam letters have been sent to properties in Devon from a company purporting to act on behalf of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), a government energy efficiency scheme.

Posted on: 16 February 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

‘Crime doesn’t pay’ – fraudster estate agent to pay victims more than £130,000

Today at Exeter Crown Court (9 February) an order under the Proceeds of Crime Act was made against Russell Baker, 59, of Liverton.

Posted on: 9 February 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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Political leaders unite to demand better funding for Devon    

They have come together to write to MPs to demand fairer funding for children’s services and adult social care. 

Posted on: 7 February 2018 | Posted in: DCC Homepage | No Comments

Bird Flu Prevention Zone in place as virus hits UK

Defra has declared a bird flu prevention zone across England and bird keepers must follow guidelines issued by the Government

Posted on: 23 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Trading Standards appeals to victims of loan sharks to come forward

310,000 UK households borrow from loan sharks every year – but a small loan can soon spiral into massive repayments.

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Cranbrook and Exeter celebrate multi million funding from Sport England

Cranbrook’s Active Mums turned out today to celebrate £13 million of Sport England funding being jointly awarded to the town.

Posted on: 5 December 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

‘Too good to be true’ subscriptions warning

Consumers should read the small print before agreeing subscription offers which can lock consumers into an unwanted contract

Posted on: 27 November 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Laundered cash will be used to compensate rogue trader victims

John Rice had earned £28,950 by laundering John Carroll’s illegal earnings and Judge Cottle ordered him to repay the £11,650 that remained in his possession – the cash will go to victims.

Posted on: 15 November 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Trading Standards fireworks advice

When buying fireworks always look for the CE mark – it shows the product has been designed and manufactured in accordance with the essential safety requirements.

Posted on: 26 October 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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