GalleryPreparing for public health homecoming

Public health is coming home to local authorities, and Devon is in good shape for its new responsibilities
Posted on: 15 March 2013 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 2 Comments

AudioLocal high streets benefit from community transport

Devon’s economy given £2 million boost from community transport users last year, according to new study.
Posted on: 14 March 2013 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

New personalised learning centre opens in Exeter

The new £3.5 million Stansfield centre in Exeter which was officially opened by the Chairman of Devon County Council, Jerry Brook.
Posted on: 12 March 2013 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Quit and get fit – Exeter leisure centre celebrates No Smoking Day

Exeter’s Riverside Leisure Centre is joining forces with Devon’s public health team to celebrate national No Smoking Day
Posted on: 12 March 2013 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Devon pupils to discuss waste and recycling at annual summit

Around 80 Devon students attending annual Waste Summit to challenge their knowledge of how to reduce, reuse and recycle waste.
Posted on: 11 March 2013 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Topsham School gets a ‘Heartstart’ on livesaving skills

Topsham School has signed up to the free ‘Heartstart’ programme, which teaches simple skills that save lives.
Posted on: 11 March 2013 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
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Campaign encourages businesses to work more flexibly

An event, to encourage businesses to think about the way they work and to promote the benefits of flexible working, is to be held in Tavistock on Wednesday 20 March.
Posted on: 11 March 2013 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Devon Carers recognised by the Carers Trust

Devon Carers, the information, support and short breaks service for carers, has been accepted as a Network Partner of Carers Trust.
Posted on: 7 March 2013 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Pupils and parents recommend village school with well above average standards

Pupils at an East Devon village primary greatly enjoy coming to school and achieve standards which are well above average, according to education inspectors.
Posted on: 4 March 2013 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
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More Devon children get their first choice secondary

97 per cent of the families which applied to Devon County Council have been offered their first choice school compared with 93.7 per cent for last year.
Posted on: 4 March 2013 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
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