Tag Archives: Teignbridge

Campaign increases employment opportunities for people with disabilities

Devon County Council and Jobcentre Plus are launching a campaign to encourage businesses to recruit more people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs.

Posted on: 17 September 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 1 Comment

New support helps asylum seeking children make new lives in Devon

The county of Devon is providing a chance to start life afresh free from fear for children who have arrived on their own in the UK having fled conflict in their native countries.

Posted on: 7 August 2018 | Posted in: Community | 2 Comments

Live and learn – sign up a to a FREE maths or English course and boost your job prospects

Learn Devon is once again inviting prospective learners to sign onto a free GCSE English or maths course

Posted on: 18 July 2018 | Posted in: Education | 1 Comment

Stover Country Park and The Grand Western Canal Country Park – two of the world’s best green spaces

The Grand Western Canal Country Park clinched the Green Flag Award for the tenth consecutive year. Stover Country Park, Teignbridge, has won the award 15 years in a row.

Posted on: 17 July 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Full marks to St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School for getting pupils to walk, cycle and scoot to school

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Newton Abbot has received the Sustrans Bronze School Mark award at a special celebration event

Posted on: 16 July 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Council to bid for infrastructure funding to progress development South West of Exeter

Devon County Council is to submit a bid for Government funding to pay for infrastructure required South West of Exeter.

Posted on: 11 July 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

County Lines – Know the signs

Devon and Cornwall Police have launched a campaign to raise awareness of County Lines – urban gangs supplying drugs to suburban areas and coastal towns. The public can help disrupt the supply by spotting the signs of such criminal activity in their community and reporting it.

Posted on: 3 July 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Crowdfund Devon Pilot – Councils to support crowdfunded community projects

Devon Councils and Devon and Cornwall Police are launching a pilot scheme to help raise finance for local community projects.

Posted on: 2 July 2018 | Posted in: Community | 13 Comments

New codes help Exe Estuary users to ‘know the ropes’

The Exe Estuary Management Partnership (EEMP) has launched updated codes of conduct for people enjoying activities on the Exe Estuary.

Posted on: 21 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

New strategy to reduce plastic waste gets green light

Devon County Council will phase out its use of the most polluting single-use plastic products within two years. Members of the Council’s Cabinet voted unanimously to support to the move, which is part of a new action plan to help cut the amount of single-use plastic waste in Devon.

Posted on: 13 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments