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Additional funding for successful library wellbeing scheme

A pioneering scheme designed to improve people’s memory and mental wellbeing through shared reading is being rolled out across libraries in Devon
Posted on: 21 January 2013 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments

Start of urgent roadworks in Exeter brought forward

Consent for repairs to ancient monument beneath Holloway Street fast-tracked to enable South West Water to carry out urgent work
Posted on: 18 January 2013 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Temporary closure of Alma Bridge for survey work

Further investigations to be carried out on the structure of Alma Bridge in Sidmouth.
Posted on: 16 January 2013 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Winter ‘warm and well’ service ready to roll as forecasters predict drop in temperatures

The Staying Warm and Well service provides support to vulnerable Devon residents living in a cold home, who need extra support over the winter
Posted on: 15 January 2013 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments

Devon County Council pledges £3 million to repair Grand Western Canal

Council leader John Hart said the money would be included in the authority’s capital budget which will be examined next week
Posted on: 15 January 2013 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Plans go on show for Devon's first dementia care Centres of Excellence

Families of residents at a Devon care home have welcomed new plans to tranform the home into a new dementia care Centre of Excellence.
Posted on: 14 January 2013 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| 3 Comments

Devon prepares for freezing conditions

Motorists advised to take extra care as Devon County Council is gearing up for the onset of freezing conditions and possible wintry showers
Posted on: 11 January 2013 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Renewed National Bus Passes to be issued

Around 175,000 National Bus Passes being re-issued by Devon County Council next month
Posted on: 11 January 2013 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
family cycling

Council welcomes funding for public health

Devon County Council has welcomed the Department of Health's announcement that it will receive £20.7 million to deliver its public health responsibilities from this April.
Posted on: 11 January 2013 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments
County Hall

Engagement is at the heart of local decision making

The Council wants to engage better with people and give communities more control over local services. It has a new draft engagement strategy. What do you think?
Posted on: 10 January 2013 | Posted in: Community| No Comments
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