Published: 23 July 2021
Look out for each other and keep doing your bit to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Devon. The Equality Act 2010 – a reminder of your responsibilities as decision makers. Leader of Devon County Council, John Hart, re-elected as voice for South West. Ambulance service experiences busiest week in its history. Head of Children’s Social Care and Head of Children’s Health and Wellbeing recruited. Children’s Services Ofsted report published and we’ve won the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Apprenticeships Champion Award.
Published: 20 July 2021
Met Office has issued a Level 3 heatwave alert. Look out for those at most at risk. Hot weather can be a problem, especially this year. Share this guidance as widely as possible.
Published: 9 July 2021
COVID-19 restrictions set to end – what you need to know now. Self-isolation to be eased for fully vaccinated adults and under 18 year olds. Confused about the types of COVID-19 tests available? Making it easier to get vaccinated. Devon County Council’s new website for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The Tour of Britain is returning to Devon this year on Monday 6 September, and much more.
Published: 25 June 2021
How we’ll continue to work flexibly in the future. Members’ Area for resources. Delay to the further lifting of restrictions was inevitable. We will be back at the Devon County Show this year. Devon bids for Community Renewal Funding. Vaccination walk-in sessions, booking not necessary. All adults can now book a life-saving COVID-19 vaccine. Rise in COVID-19 cases among school-age population – but schools not the cause. School admissions. Everyone working in care homes to be fully vaccinated under a new law to protect residents. Devon County Council marks Windrush Day. #ThankYouDay Sunday 4 July 2021.
Published: 11 June 2021
Potential G7 disruption and cyber security awareness. Funding secured to support Devon’s economic recovery. Enjoy Euro 2020, but do so safely, says Public Health Devon. Ofsted focused visit update. Making our carers visible and feel valued during Carers Week 2021. Devon charity to receive the highest award for voluntary work during the pandemic and much more.
Published: 28 May 2021
New faces for refreshed Devon County Council Cabinet. Climate change takes centre stage in Devon. Newly elected councillor event. Tourism and hospitality is opening up: What can we expect? Go for the Flow testing campaign. Drive to combat children’s holiday hunger in Devon gets £250,000 boost. Ofsted focused visit. Emergency foster carers needed for Devon’s most vulnerable children. Combatting misinformation. Testing is essential to detect COVID-19 and prevent onward transmission. Celebrating staff and volunteers!
Published: 14 May 2021
Working together: Team Devon. This week, our new council promises all-out effort to drive Devon’s economic recovery and we brought you the results of the recent Devon County Council elections in a special election bulletin. UK COVID-19 alert level moves from level four to level three. Easing of restrictions – what it means for us, and much more.
Published: 30 April 2021
Enjoy Devon safely: with a long bank holiday weekend ahead of us, we are urging everyone to stay safe and continue to follow the COVID-19 restrictions while enjoying more of the freedom we have missed during the recent lockdown. New stops for mobile testing centres. All Devon adults can get free COVID-19 tests. Devon now has designated Integrated Care System status. Public Health Nursing successful lottery funding bid and much more.
Published: 16 April 2021
We welcome residents and visitors back safely to our attractions, high streets and hospitality businesses this week, but please enjoy Devon safely.
Further easing of restrictions; New Community Renewal Fund launched to boost local economy and tackle inequality; Coronavirus vaccination for people aged 45 or over; rapid coronavirus tests now available across Devon and much more.
Published: 1 April 2021
Respect each other and local communities, asks Public Health Devon; Workplace testing programme expands to offer free rapid home testing; Clinically extremely vulnerable people are no longer advised to shield and what can I do from Monday 29 March?