Published: 3 July 2020
How will we manage coronavirus outbreaks in Devon; economic recovery plan to build a stronger Devon; posters for tourism providers; Local Government Association short online modules for Council Members.
Published: 19 June 2020
Football team tackles lockdown loneliness; Understanding and supporting our BAME colleagues; help spread the message to keep our roads safe and a few of the community projects that have been helped by the COVID-19 Prompt Action Fund.
Published: 12 June 2020
Working together to support Devon’s communities and support for local community groups.
Published: 5 June 2020
Residents urged to watch out for coronavirus ‘Test and Trace’ scam; National Volunteer Week; Carers’ Week; Virtual communities surgery; Devon moving forward with Active Travel Fund improvements
Published: 29 May 2020
Local Outbreak Plans will be supplementary to national testing and tracing arrangements; Six people can meet outside under new measures to ease lockdown; Schooling and welfare; How our corporate services teams are providing essential support.
Published: 22 May 2020
A major step to boost Devon’s economy after lockdown is being taken by the county council and partners Exeter College. A new academy for future skills will be created to offer training for high-tech jobs in engineering, digital, construction and clean growth.
Published: 15 May 2020
With the slight relaxation of lockdown, the South West is warning would-be tourists, second home owners and visitors to the region to ‘think twice’ about coming to the region.
Published: 7 May 2020
On 8 May, as we celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day perhaps we should all reflect on the sacrifices that so many people made in the past to ensure we enjoy the freedoms and liberties that we are temporarily deprived of at the moment. Latest on recycling centres to open for essential use only; COVID Prompt Action Fund in action; And Life under lockdown – a poem!
Published: 1 May 2020
We’ve launched a campaign, #unacceptable following incidents of verbal abuse, being coughed and sneezed at and physical attacks on key workers in Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Latest on testing for essential workers; Lockdown prompts rise in calls to domestic abuse helplines; This year, the nation will be marking the VE Day differently.
Published: 24 April 2020
There continues to be a great deal of concern around the nationwide supply and distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Our PPE Cell Public Health representative is working closely with Public Health England, NHSEI and other local authorities across the south west to ensure our guide for frontline and community-based staff supports the national guidance