Tag Archives: West Devon

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 | No Comments

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 | No Comments

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: | No Comments

Roadshow inspires Devon to ‘get composting’

More than 1,000 pledges to recycle food waste were made by residents visiting one of the 11 composting roadshows across Devon.

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

Devon’s care providers rated higher than national average

Figures from the Care Quality Commission, regulators of the care market, show significant improvement in the quality of care in Devon.

Posted on: 9 November 2017 | Posted in: | No Comments

Communities putting funds to good use

Community groups are being reminded that funds are available to help kick-start projects that benefit local people.

Posted on: 7 November 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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Nominate Devon’s recycling heroes for annual awards

Nominations for the fifth Recycle Devon Thank You Awards can be submitted on the Recycle Devon website from 1 November 2017.

Posted on: 1 November 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Devon builds for bees

The competition, launched by the Devon Local Nature Partnership aimed to inspire people to take part in ‘practical conservation’.

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

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
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