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Coronavirus Information

To keep up to date with all the latest guidance for parish and town councils, and communities, head on over to the Knowledge Bank.

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Support unpaid carers by sharing the Devon Carers campaign

23/11/2021

Help Devon County Council identify and support unpaid carers by sharing a campaign within your communities that aims to improve the lives of carers and those they look after.

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Household Support Fund providing extra support to low-income families in Devon

Households on low incomes can get help with food and utility costs this winter via the Household Support Fund, administered locally by Devon County Council. 

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Civility and Respect Project: bullying is never acceptable

18/11/2021

There are growing concerns about the impact of bullying, harassment and intimidation is having on councils, councillors and staff. The Civility and Respect Project has been founded and the first newsletter is now available for all in the sector.

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Vehicle activated sign to help reduce speeding in Mary Tavy Parish Council

17/11/2021

Following concerns in the community about speeding, Mary Tavy Parish Council have installed a vehicle activated sign on the A386

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Local Council Award Scheme success in Devon

11/11/2021

Congratulations to three Devon councils on their Local Council Award Scheme including 2 Quality Gold Awards, the first in Devon!

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DCC Autumn Briefings with Cllr John Hart

Join the leader of Devon County Council, Cllr John Hart, as he takes a virtual tour of Devon to meet community leaders and report on how the year has gone, as well as to preview what’s to come in the county budget for the following year.

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Are you ready for winter?

09/11/2021

Get ready for winter by thinking about how you could help your community in the event of a local emergency, including Covid-19

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Climate Change Awareness Day in Buckland Brewer

Buckland Brewer Parish Council were delighted to have excellent turnout at their Climate Change Awareness Day held in October.

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Launching the Devon Wildlife Community of the Year Awards

Devon Local Nature Partnership is launching the Devon Wildlife Awards to celebrate the excellent work going on across the county to address the ecological emergency. 

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Proud to Care Devon recruitment campaign to find care workers for Devon

01/11/2021

Devon urgently needs 2000 more care workers. Local councils can help by spreading the word about the Proud to Care Devon recruitment campaign.

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