Tag Archives: West Devon

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 | No Comments
County Hall

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

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 | 1 Comment

Vote for your recycling hero

This year there have been over 40 nominations across seven categories in the Fifth Recycle Devon Thank You Awards.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Car in Winter

Ice on Devon’s roads each night this weekend

Freezing conditions are again forecast across the county and road surface temperatures are expected to plummet to as low -2C from tonight, Friday 5 January.

Posted on: 5 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Gritting

Highways teams thanked for keeping Devon moving

While many were enjoying a well-earned festive break, teams across Devon worked 24-hours a day in freezing temperatures, responding to incidents.

Posted on: 3 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Those at ‘high risk’ of HIV are urged to get tested

Groups or communities that are most at risk of contracting HIV are advised to have an HIV test at least annually.

Posted on: 1 December 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Considering solar panels? Check the provider’s credentials urges Trading Standards

The warning follows complaints from some customers who signed a contract and paid a deposit after hearing a sales pitch at home.

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | Posted in: Community

Communities urged to support ‘suicide first aiders’ campaign

In Devon two people take their lives a week – and often communities are best placed to help

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | Posted in: Community

Rogue carpet cleaner gets cleaned out

A company director convicted of fraud, who operated two carpet cleaning companies, will have to pay back in full the £219,007.12 that he made from his crime if assets are identified in the future.

Posted on: 22 November 2017 | Posted in:
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