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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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Police Cyber Alarm tool and training from the Cyber Crime Unit

18/10/2021

The Devon and Cornwall Police Cyber Crime Unit share details of the Police Cyber Alarm tool which can help you monitor malicious cyber activity, along with other assistance they can provide.

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Right Place Right Tree guidance for Devon has launched

15/10/2021

Right Place Right Tree guidance for Devon has been published, aiming to help with tree planting schemes or woodland creation in Devon.

Devon’s health and care system under extreme pressure

14/10/2021

NHS Devon CCG has warned that Devon’s health and care system is under extreme pressure and is asking for support

Gallagher Insurance advice on the scrapping of proposed changes to compulsory motor insurance legislation

06/10/2021

Gallagher Insurance have provided advice to our councils on the scrapping of proposed changes to compulsory motor insurance legislation and how that might affect councils.

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Wild About Devon upcoming webinars including Devon Dark Skies Week

30/09/2021

Three upcoming Wild About Devon webinars in October looking at the importance of hedges and marking Devon Dark Skies Week

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Mary Tavy Parish Council working with Devon County Council to provide a parish lengthsman

28/09/2021

Mary Tavy Parish Council employed a parish lengthsman to undertake a comprehensive program of roadside ditch, gully and drainage clearance with help from Devon County Council’s Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund

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Nominations open for elections to NALC committees and leadership posts 2022/23

15/09/2021

NALC has opened up the nomination process for elections to NALC committees and leadership posts for 2022/23

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Local Nature Recovery Strategies – DEFRA consultation

13/09/2021

DEFRA has launched a consultation into Local Nature Recovery Strategies, a new system of spatial strategies, and how to prepare for them.

Consultation
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Enhanced response area designation for Devon

09/09/2021

The government has announced that Devon has been designated as an enhanced response area. 

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Volunteers needed to become Independent School Appeals Panellists

08/09/2021

Volunteers needed to become Independent School Appeals Panellists to decide outcomes of admission and exclusion appeals