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a poster detailing the rule of six
14 September 2020

The rule of six

New rules came into force on Monday, 14 September which mean that people will not be able to meet socially with others from other households in groups of more than six people.

Jo Olsson and Darryl Freeman
11 September 2020

Update from Jo Olsson on Head of Children’s Social Care

An update from Jo Olsson, Devon County Council’s Chief Officer for Children’s Services and Chair of the DCFP Executive Group

a poster for the new Better Health Every Mind Matters mental health campaign
10 September 2020

New mental health campaign launched

A new mental health campaign created in partnership with leading children and young people’s mental health charities has launched this week.

a piggy bank
9 September 2020

Grants for individuals and families

District Councils in Devon are providing small emergency grants to people in financial hardship as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19).

a colourful school fence
28 August 2020

Everything you need to know for the return to school in September

Useful information and resources to help you and your child prepare for the return to school in September.

A tiny baby grabbing an adult's hand
31 July 2020

Parents urged not to use a facemask on their baby

Parents and guardians of babies under three years old are advised not to cover their child’s mouth with a facemask as it could cause breathing difficulties.

A tiny baby grabbing a adult's hand
28 July 2020

Innovations by Devon’s health visitors lead the way nationally

Devon County Council’s Health Visitor Service have been invited to share their innovations with the Institute of Health Visiting, the principle body tasked with sharing best practice to health visitors in England.

a person opening their hands upward in prayer
28 July 2020

Eid al-Adha guidance for our Muslim communities

Eid al-Adha should be taking place later this week, but things are going be a little different this year due to coronavirus. Please read the latest guidance and celebrate safely.

a woman wearing a face mask. The wording says: I wear this to protect you.
22 July 2020

What you need to know about face coverings

Everything you need to know about face coverings and the new changes that were introduced on Friday 24 July.

a young person using a mobile phone
15 July 2020

Kooth mental wellbeing support for young people

With the end of term approaching, we wanted to remind you that young people in Devon can access free and confidential mental health support over the summer at