New training courses to address benefit system changes

In response to the upcoming roll-out of Universal Credit and other recent changes to the benefit system, Citizens Advice Devon, in partnership with Devon Communities Together, has launched a series of new training courses for organisations and individuals who work with benefit claimants.Read more

Report on the Housing Needs of the over 55s in Devon

Devon’s population is ageing faster than the national average. In order to understand the needs and future plans of this group, the Rural Housing Enablers recently produced a report. Read more...Read more

DALC-community projects officer support vacancy

12 month fixed-term contract for maternity cover. *Now closed for applications.Read more

Village Halls Week 2018

Celebrate and support Devon's village halls! Devon Communities Together is encouraging communities across Devon to celebrate and support their local community buildings during Village Halls Week (22-25 January 2018).Read more

Community Unity latest and what's next

Community Unity is a pilot project designed to support Devon & Cornwall Police’s Citizens in Policing Programme. In particular, the overarching theme of “Safe, Resilient & Connected Communities”.Read more

New report highlights the decline of rural villages

NHF reports that a lack of investment in new affordable homes has led to the closure of schools, post offices and pubs as well as other key services.Read more

Government announce £60m for community-led housing in 2018/19

Government support for communities to develop sites of little commercial interest with affordable homes for local people was reiterated this month.Read more

Devon communities - ready for emergencies

Elaine Cook, CEO of Devon Communities Together welcomes delegates to the 5th Devon Community Resilience event which was opened by Cllr Barry Parsons from Devon County Council.Read more

Empowering Enterprise

Leaders in Devon are working together to build better job opportunities for 18-24 years olds.Read more

Growing the Rural Church update

Working together to listen to the voice of a community and to ask "what would make Beaford a thriving and sustainable place to live."Read more