Tag Archives: winter

Picture of an elderly lady at home receiving care and support. The lady is in the kitchen and her care worker is stood with her as they prepare a meal.

Stark warning leads to call for more home care workers across Devon

As the Government announces measures to reduce the impact of additional winter pressures on critical front line health services, local Councils are taking steps to prevent people from going to hospital with preventable complaints or to help them return home as quickly as possible after treatment.

Posted on: 16 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 8 Comments
Gritters out in force

Gritters heading out across the county

Warning of possible icy roads with temperatures set to drop below freezing overnight and remaining sub zero until tomorrow morning

Posted on: 28 November 2017 | Posted in: Environment
Gritters on the road

Gritters working around the clock on Devon’s roads

Devon County Council’s precautionary salting network, covering more than 2,000 miles of the county‚Äôs roads will be treated by gritters multiple times over the next 24 hours in response to the forecast of potential snow and ice

Posted on: 12 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment