Melissa Caslake is delighted to have joined Devon County Council and has shared the following update for Children’s Services staff and partners.
Devon County Council is seeking a wide range of partners to help develop the countywide holiday activities and food programme.
More than 15,000 children across Devon will be receiving food vouchers over half-term as Devon County Council combats holiday hunger.
Devon’s new Chief Officer for Children’s Services, Melissa Caslake, will start with the County Council on 1 February 2021.
DiAS have published updated resources and information for parents about school and education during this lockdown.
With TailfeatherTV, children can explore and engage with fun topics through dance, singing, signing, learning, and playing.
Both the Oxford vaccine and the Pfizer vaccine are now in use in Devon, while large vaccination sites across England are starting to open.
Trading Standards has issued a warning about fake texts offering a COVID-19 vaccine in an attempt to steal bank details.
Extra funding is being provided to support schools to provide food parcels or meals to children who are eligible for free school meals.