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'Ditch the drink for a month' challenge for Devon's drinkers

Drinkers in Devon are being encouraged to make a pledge to give up alcohol for a month in January, as part of the national Alcohol Awareness week (19-25 November).
Posted on: 21 November 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments

Devon Councillor warns of hidden risks of smoking in new campaign launch

A Devon County Councillor has spoken of the difficulty faced by his father who died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Posted on: 16 November 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments

Devon County Council and Alzheimer's Society provide new Dementia Support Workers

Devon County Council and the Alzheimer's Society are working together to support people diagnosed with dementia, helping them to live well with the condition.
Posted on: 15 November 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| 2 Comments

Essential repairs to Exeter High Street to start after January Sales

Essential work to address persistent drainage and subsidence problems in Exeter's High Street is scheduled to start once January sales are over.
Posted on: 15 November 2012 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Work to start on second phase of Wray Valley Trail

Work on a new section of the Wray Valley Trail through Bovey Tracey is set to get underway before Christmas
Posted on: 13 November 2012 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Decade-long dog ban for man who kept collies with carcasses

Leon Henry Smith (aged 62, of Castle Road, Okehampton) has been banned from keeping dogs for ten years after failing to improve the squalid conditions for his thirteen collies, despite several warnings and advice from Devon County Council
Posted on: 9 November 2012 | Posted in: Community| No Comments

Carcass collector conviction upheld

His Honour Judge Gilbert QC told Andrew Goatman, 33 of North Huish, South Brent, that he had already been dealt extremely leniently and there was no merit in his appeal
Posted on: 9 November 2012 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
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Devon welcomes High Court ruling on care home fees

The way Devon County Council calculates the fees it pays to independent care homes is fair and reasonable, according to High Court.
Posted on: 7 November 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments

Devon ploughs on with winter weather preparations

With winter well on its way, South West Highways and Devon County Council are making sure they are fully equipped to keep Devon moving during any sever…
Posted on: 5 November 2012 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Devon celebrates record breaking children’s reading challenge

Over 8,000 children participated in the Summer Reading Challenge, which is a massive 30% more than took part last year and a new record for the County
Posted on: 5 November 2012 | Posted in: Community| No Comments
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