Community news roundup - October 2015

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Community News Roundup  
Devon County Council

October 2015

Have Your Say

Community Survey 2015

Devon is an excellent place to live and work, although for some it can be challenging. With tough decisions being made about public services, Devon County Council is asking people to let the council know how the changes are affecting them and their quality of life. Have Your Say

Budget Survey

Throughout the autumn there will be a series of meetings across the county about the tough choices the County Council faces in setting its budget for the coming year. Have Your Say

There will also be nine meetings with district, town and parish councillors


Jobs saved as new Exeter collective thrives

Devon Disability Collective

The Devon Disability Collective, an Exeter business which provides specialist employment for people with disabilities has been officially opened


Nominate your recycling heroes

Recycle Devon Awards

The fourth Recycle Devon Thank You Awards are being held in February and votes can now be submitted. Closing date 30 November.

Staying safe on Devon’s roads

Staying Safe

As British Summer Time ends, pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and horse riders are being urged to wear reflective and fluorescent clothing to ensure they can be seen on the county’s roads as the winter nights draw in


Sugar debate

Devon’s Public Health leaders have added their voice to a growing debate about the amount of sugar in people’s diets

Defend yourself against flu this Winter!

Defend yourself against flu this winter

Devon residents susceptible to the effects of flu are being reminded to get their annual vaccination to protect them against the illness this winter

Carers into employment event

Are you a carer looking to return to work? Find out what support is available to you at this free event on Friday 20 November at Exeter City Football Club. More information and book on

Car share in Devon to win a free tank of fuel

CarShare Devon
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