East Devon is closed to tourists this Easter – that’s the message from the district council ahead of a bank holiday weekend.
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More than 1,500 claims for small business support have been made in East Devon, the district council has confirmed.
Staff from social care teams in Devon are being redeployed from non-critical to essential frontline services in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Self-employed workers will be able to claim support worth 80 per cent of their average monthly profits in an ‘unprecedented’ move to cover the impact of coronavirus, the government has announced.
Residents across East Devon will show solidarity with those on the frontline battling coronavirus by clapping in unison.
A plea has been made for former police employees to make a temporary return during the coronavirus crisis.
All parks, beach hut sites and play areas across East Devon have been closed by the district council to help combat the spread of Covid-19.
Devon County Show, which had been due to take place this spring, has been postponed due to coronavirus.
To date, no cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in East Devon, but 13 have been identified across the county.
The district council worker who was at the centre of a Coronavirus scare over the weekend is no longer displaying symptoms of COVID-19.
A possible case of coronavirus at East Devon District Council has forced the closure of the authority’s headquarters.
Online fraudsters using Coronavirus to con unsuspecting victims have cost internet shoppers more than £800,000, Devon and Cornwall Police has warned.
Talks have begun over a replacement airline for Exeter Airport following the collapse of Flybe.
East Devon MP Simon Jupp said Flybe’s demise is devastating for the county and has called on the Government to make sure they invest in the South West.
District and County council leaders have expressed their concerns over the collapse of Flybe.
Customers left stranded after the collapse of Devon-based airline Flybe have been offered a reprieve by railway bosses
Sidmouth’s town centre is set to get national exposure next week as one of its businesses features on a popular television show.
Devon-based airline Flybe has collapsed into administration prompting customers to be advised to make alternative arrangements.
So far, no cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in East Devon, but two have been found in South Devon.
Barefoot bandits are set to headline a Sidmouth fundraiser being held for a cancer charity.
The search is on to find a new contractor to roll out superfast broadband across Devon and Somerset.
The former Sidmouth nightclub Carinas, which closed two years ago, looks set to be reopened as a new business.
Flippin’ good fun at Sidmouth Pancake Races
Chocolate producers will be visiting Sidmouth next week as part of the Fairtrade Fortnight.
Gin fanatics in Sidmouth got the chance to find an extra special Valentine’s Day gift as a school opened its doors on Friday.
A plea has been issued for those with photos of the Sidmouth YMCA building dating back to the late 1880s to come forward.
A suspected case of a fatal disease affecting dogs has been identified by a Sidmouth vets.
Changes to public space protection orders (PSPO) across East Devon are the subject of a public consultation.
A glass test panel on Sidmouth seafront has withstood its first major challenge – standing up to Storm Ciara.
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