Wednesday, July 29, 2020

None of the low levels of coronavirus cases confirmed across Devon and Torbay are believed to be linked to visitors to the area, according to Devon’s Director of Public Health.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Wearing a face covering in shops and supermarkets is to be made mandatory in England in a fresh move to stop the spread of coronavirus, the Government has announced.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Outdoor swimming pools in England are to begin reopening from Saturday, with indoor pools, gyms and other sports facilities to follow on July 25, the Government has announced.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has told MPs that primary schools in England will not be able to welcome all pupils back for a month before the summer holidays.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

NHS bosses have urged the public to download a new contact tracing app to help to ease lockdown measures and save lives.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told MPs the UK has ‘reached the peak’ of its Covid-19 outbreak.

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Lockdown measures to slow the spread of coronavirus in the UK will be extended for at least three more weeks.

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Friday, April 10, 2020

The Government has urged people to stay home over Easter as police warned they were ready to take action against those who flouted the coronavirus lockdown rules.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

People who continue to flout coronavirus lockdown rules will be breaking the law and could be arrested by police.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Vehicle owners will be granted a six-month exemption from MOT testing, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants, among other venues, to close tonight (Friday, March 20) in a strengthening of measures to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Libraries across Devon will close until further notice from Friday evening (March 20) as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Council tax in Devon is set to rise by 3.99 per cent to help pay for what has been called ‘the best budget in a decade’.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

A former public school boy from Croyde has denied the murder of three pensioners in Exeter on the same day in February this year.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

The local government funding crisis has led to Devon County Council’s boss admitting that ‘the system is broken’.

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A no-deal Brexit would be as bad for the South West as the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak of 2001, the Government has been told.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

The mere existence of the forthcoming European elections will be anathema to many but, notwithstanding a very dramatic twist in the Brexit saga, the polls will open once again on Thursday, May 23.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

A longstanding Barnstaple councillor and former leader of Devon County Council has denied sexually assaulting three different women in the 1990s and 2000s.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Tributes have been paid to a judge who presided over many of the West Country’s most famous trials.

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Friday, February 22, 2019

Devon County Council has declared a ‘climate emergency’ but rejected calls to set a target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030.

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Monday, February 18, 2019

A 27-year-old man from Croyde who is accused of a triple murder in Exeter has been remanded in custody by a judge at Exeter Crown Court today (Monday).

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The public are to be asked if Devon and Cornwall’s police force should merge with Dorset.

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