Tag Archives: West Devon

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

£1.3 million for new Tavistock school facilities

Devon County Council is investing £1.3 million to provide state of the art Foundation Stage facilities at Tavistock Primary School.

Posted on: 12 September 2018 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

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

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 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

Learn Devon works with housing group to upskill tenants

Hundreds of tenants could be helped into work and higher education by giving them the chance to learn new skills obtain qualifications.

Posted on: 12 February 2018 | Posted in: Education
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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

Devon households produce the lowest amount of ‘black bag’ waste in the country

Devon’s households typically produced just 4.94kg of ‘black bin or bag’ residual waste each week – down 20 per cent from 2012

Posted on: 1 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment