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20 December 2023

Exciting opportunities to become a Childminder!

Are you looking for a new career? One where you can make a real difference to the lives of young people in Devon, and receive a government bursary for taking your first steps in the industry? Then consider becoming a Devon Childminder. Benefits include: rewarding career flexible hours to suit your circumstances work from home […]

Participants in Step Forward
25 September 2023

The Step Forward employability programme

As part of our commitment to support care leavers across Devon we offer our Step Forward employability programme. Step Forward supports care experienced young people between 16 and 25 to learn new skills and take steps towards employment, education and training that fits with their interests and aspirations. The programme has been created to allow […]

19 July 2023

Celebrating Disability Pride Month

July is Disability Pride Month! Disability Pride Month is described as a time to honour each person’s uniqueness by promoting visibility and mainstream awareness of the positive pride felt by people living life with a disability. This month is a chance to celebrate the community and their pride. Alongside the celebration, the month is also a chance […]

29 June 2023

Devon Windrush Flag raised at County Hall to mark 75th anniversary

The Devon Windrush Flag was raised at County Hall today to mark 75 years since the Empire Windrush arrived in Tilbury Dock and its 492 passengers disembarked to begin a new life in Britain. Members of the Devon Windrush Group joined the Leader of Devon County Council, John Hart; our Chairman, Percy Prowse; Chief Executive […]

23 May 2023

Social Worker of Year Awards 2023

Devon continues to support the Social Worker of the Year Awards. Winners of the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2022, hosted by Ashley John-Baptiste Nominations are now open for the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2023. Alongside returning categories, the awards have introduced two new awards for 2023 – Approved Mental Health Professional […]

23 May 2023

Improve your mental wellbeing through positive action on climate change  

#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek ran from Monday 15 to Sunday 21 May, with a focus on anxiety. Anxiety is something we can all experience from time to time. There are lots of reasons why we get this feeling. It can be connected to a job, school, a relationship, social situations, how we feel about ourselves, or a change in our […]

9 February 2023

Ambitious project to make A382 link road the UK’s first carbon negative highway

Innovative proposals for the A382 link road development near Newton Abbot to become the UK’s first “carbon negative” highway have received Government support. The Live Labs 2 programme, funded by the DfT (Department for Transport) and organised by ADEPT (Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport), has today (Wednesday 25 January) announced that […]