Tag Archives: East Devon

Quality inspectors rate Devon care homes and GP practices higher than the national average

Nearly a quarter of Devon GP practices are outstanding according to quality inspectors, compared to just 4 percent of practices in England. And the percentage of Devon’s care homes rated outstanding is twice the national average.

Posted on: 16 October 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Farmwise Devon shows children where good food comes from

Scores of primary school children will migrate to Exeter next week to discover where good food comes from.

Posted on: 5 October 2017 | Posted in: | No Comments

Help us to keep women with learning disabilities healthy

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and women with a learning disability are the least likely to attend screenings, even though it can save their life.

Posted on: 29 September 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments
signing the Armed Forces Community Covenant

Conference focuses on support for armed forces community

Specialist training could be offered to help frontline NHS and council staff better support Devon’s veterans

Posted on: 29 September 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Devon residents urged to guard against scams as cash recouped from rogue plumber

Victims of jailed rogue plumber Gary Henry from North Devon will receive more than £16,000 of his ill-gotten gains.

Posted on: 22 September 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Ambitious Devon Businesses Wanted

Fast Track to Growth programme launches offering companies the chance to receive free business support to help them achieve growth

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Using technology to help sign language users access local services

Devon County Council has introduced a new way for users of British Sign Language (BSL) to contact them via a Video Relay Service (VRS). The service, called ‘InterpretersLive!’, is provided by Sign Solutions.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

New Proud to Care Ambassadors help raise care and health sector profile

As part of its Proud to Care campaign to boost employment within the health and social care profession, Devon County Council is recruiting volunteers to work as ambassadors to help raise the sector’s profile.

Posted on: 18 September 2017 | Posted in: | No Comments

Devon County Council leader presses case for devolution

Devon County Council leader John Hart is in London today to press the case for devolution for Devon and Somerset with Ministers

Posted on: 13 September 2017 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments
Alma Bridge

Revised plans for new footbridge in Sidmouth

Plans for a new footbridge over the River Sid in Sidmouth to replace Alma Bridge have been updated in order to avoid South West Water underground infrastructure

Posted on: 11 September 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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