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Two Barnstaple gyms fined for Covid breaches

From North Devon Council website:   Two Barnstaple gyms have been fined after being found to be breaching Covid-19 regulations last week. Council and police officers visited Brute Force Body Building Gym in Pilton on Monday 25 January and Platform Gym in Pottington on Friday 29 January after receiving complaints […]

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Devon goes to tier 3

From Devon Council: The government has reviewed the tier restrictions, and Devon is to move up to Tier 3 from Thursday 31 December. That means: You must not meet socially indoors with anybody who you do not live with, or you are not in a support bubble with. You must not meet […]

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Instow pub fined £4k for Covid breaches

An Instow pub has been issued with four fixed penalty notices totaling £4,000 after breaching Covid-19 regulations, according to Devon Council. Police officers received complaints from members of the public, prompting them to visit the Wayfarer Inn on the evening of Friday 18 December (traditionally ‘Factory Friday’) and found the […]

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Deer Park care home caring – but not well-led

Deer Park Care Home is a residential care home providing personal care to people aged 55 and over, which was inspected in recent times. On the first day of inspection there were 47 people living at the home. The service can support up to 56 people in a purpose-built building […]

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Covid vaccination clinic at Holsworthy

From the Ruby Country Medical Group website: We are delighted to inform our patients that we are planning a COVID Vaccination clinic. When will I be vaccinated? The first patient groups to receive the COVID-19 vaccination are patients over 80 years of age. We have over 3400 patients eligible for the […]

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Covid update for Devon

From Devon County Council: No Tier 1 likely for Devon Councillor John Hart, the Leader of Devon County Council and Chair of Devon’s Local Outbreak Engagement Board, and Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon (Designate) are warning that it is unlikely that Devon will see a return to Tier 1 before […]

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The people in Devon among the first to receive the Covid vaccine

From Devon NHS: The NHS gave the first lifesaving vaccinations against COVID-19 to people in Devon yesterday (8th December). 81-year-old Kathleen Viney from Plymouth was among the first people in Devon to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine from trained vaccinators at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, which is run by University Hospitals […]

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Travel plans for Christmas bubbles

From Devon Council: If you’re part of a Christmas bubble this year in order to visit family or friends, you’re probably starting to think about your travel plans.  Between Wednesday 23 and Sunday 27 December, you can travel between different tiers and other nations of the UK if necessary, to meet with your Christmas bubble. However, […]

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James Dixon performing in virtual fundraiser

The amazing singer-songwriter James Dixon , from Bude, will be performing live at the Virtual Fundraising for Devon Air Ambulance Awareness Event tonight at 7pm. Just head to the Peak District Challenge for Devon Air Ambulance page, where James will be streaming his performance. And, while you’re there, why not […]

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Devon queries tier 2

From Devon Council: The government has decided that Devon will be under Tier 2 local restrictions when lockdown ends, subject to parliamentary approval. It means that from Wednesday 2 December: You must not socialise with anyone indoors who is not in your household or part of your support bubble, at home or in a […]

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