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16 June 2020

Scam Awareness Fortnight

It’s Scam Awareness Fortnight from 15 to 26 June, and this year the focus is on scams that have emerged as a result of coronavirus.

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16 June 2020

New surveys to explore lockdown experiences

The UK’s Largest Fostering and Adoption Charity, TACT, and Research in Practice have developed three linked surveys to explore experiences of life at home during lockdown.

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15 June 2020

Support bubbles

Adults who live alone or single parents with young children can now form a ‘support bubble’ with one other household.

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13 June 2020

Devon young carer featured on BBC Spotlight

What’s it like to be a young carer during lockdown? Well, one of our fantastic young carers shared her story with BBC Spotlight.

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12 June 2020

Libraries update

Now that lockdown restrictions are gradually being lifted, we wanted to give you a quick update about changes to our Devon Libraries service.

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12 June 2020

Active Travel Fund improvements

You’ll start to see changes on some of our roads over the coming weeks that will help support social distancing and encourage more people to take up active travel.

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10 June 2020

Public Health Nursing update

With the partial lifting of lockdown measures, the Public Health Nursing team wanted to provide a quick update on the latest changes to services.

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10 June 2020

Shielding guidance for children and young people

Over the last few weeks, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has reviewed evidence and revised the advice on which children and young people should continue to shield.

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10 June 2020

Face coverings to be worn on public transport

From 15th June face coverings will be required when using public transport in England.

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9 June 2020

Watch out for coronavirus ‘test and trace’ scam

The Devon Trading Standards team is warning everyone to be aware of scammers looking to exploit the new NHS Test and Trace service.