As a result of the latest Government advice on Covid-19, Holbeton Parish Council is cancelling all meetings from 23 March 2020 until further notice. This advisory note details the Parish Council decisions and business carried out in the week ending Friday 17 April 2020. COVID-19 RESPONSE All public meetings have been cancelled, but Parish Councillors […]
Devon Association of Local Councils have advised that, there is no requirement to hold the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council this year. This is the meeting which usually takes place in May at the chairman is appointed for the following 12 months. The current chairman can continue in post until next May next year. […]
Need to get about? The latest bus timetable, including temporary arrangements can be found here – https://www.traveldevon.info/bus/latest-news-service-updates/
Monday 6 April 2020 Sign up to this update and manage subscription preferences We’ve started the week today by welcoming the first cohort of trainees for the new Healthcare Assistant roles. Welcome all! These positions will provide essential support to health and social care providers. More than 600 people have registered so far, and with more to […]
South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils have handed out essential funding of over £9.2 million received from the Government to support local businesses affected by COVID-19. This is providing a crucial lifeline to businesses in the current economic climate, and will help the local economy to survive. Across the two Councils, £9.2 million […]
A new Coronavirus Status Checker that will help the NHS coordinate its response and build up additional data on the COVID-19 outbreak has been launched today by Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock. People with potential coronavirus symptoms are now being asked to complete the status checker and answer a short series of questions which […]
The Government are making available new funding to enable local authorities to increase their support for bus services. Devon County Council are running a public consultation to help them use this funding in the best possible way. You can find more information and have the opportunity to “have your say” here.
Due to the reduction of bus services across the county, Devon County Council are trialling an on-demand subsidised taxi service for Devon residents for key workers accessing employment only. This service is intended to replace those journeys which were previously made by bus – a subsidised flat fare will be charged. Requests can only be made […]