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Big Pedal award winners at Pinhoe Primary
17 June 2019

Devon schools reduce carbon dioxide on journey to school

Pupils from 29 Devon schools, who took part in the annual Big Pedal challenge organised by cycling and walking charity Sustrans, walked, cycled and scooted their way to make an astonishing 45,465 journeys.

Girl looking away from camera with blonde hair in a dark street during the day
11 June 2019

Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel: first national review

The Panel will visit Devon and talk to the key people involved in one specific case looking at adolescents and criminal exploitation. 

Jackie Colby
10 June 2019

Getting to know… Jackie Colby

Juggling a busy day job as Safeguarding Lead for the Devon Children and Families Partnership (DCFP), alongside being a reservist, is a challenge Jackie Colby relishes.

Forced marriage is illegal in the UK. Read more about forced marriage.
10 June 2019

Forced Marriage – You have the right to choose

We are raising awareness of forced marriages. Everyone has the right to choose who they marry, when they marry or if they marry at all. Forced marriage is illegal in the UK.

10 June 2019

Carers’ Week: Monday 10 June – Sunday 16 June 2019

It’s Carers’ Week, 10-16 June, with events planned across the county supporting carers to get connected in their communities.

VOYC Devon logo for training
10 June 2019

VOYC Safer Recruitment Training

Specifically aimed at community organisations covering DBS checks, staff induction, supervision and appraisal, legislation and policy reporting concerns.

Teacher standing in front of pupils in classroom setting
7 June 2019

Safer working practice guidance: if you work in an educational setting

Guidance for safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings – May 2019.

People sitting at computers doing online training and coding
4 June 2019

Invitation to the regional Online Safety Update session from the UK Safer Internet Centre

A chance for professionals in the local community to learn about out about free resources and services that will help them to keep children and adults safer online.

Card example for care leavers
1 June 2019

Devon Card for care leavers

This is a pre-paid card which can be loaded with care leaver entitlements in a safe and efficient way to manage entitlements. It provides a new and secure way of receiving and spending funds.

Independent Visitor volunteer listening to a young person in meeting
1 June 2019

Befriend a local young person in care

Could you provide support and friendship to a young person in care? Independent Visitor volunteers wanted in Devon.


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