Quality inspectors rate Devon care homes and GP practices higher than the national average

Nearly a quarter of Devon GP practices are outstanding according to quality inspectors, compared to just 4 percent of practices in England. And the percentage of Devon’s care homes rated outstanding is twice the national average.

Posted on: 16 October 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

More than half of the children awaiting adoption in the south west are in sibling groups

57 percent of the children in the South West waiting for adoptive families are brothers and sisters in groups of two or more according to new information published today to mark National Adoption Week , this week.

Posted on: 16 October 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments
Local business

Consultation open for Heart of the South West Productivity Strategy

Business, organisations and residents are being asked for their views on plans to drive up productivity in Devon and across the Heart of the South West area.

Posted on: 13 October 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Overnight closure of Bridge Road on Thursday 19 October

Bridge Road in Exeter will be closed overnight on Thursday (19 October) to enable work on the mast arm for the pedestrian crossing at Glasshouse Lane to be completed

Posted on: 13 October 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Pedestrians urged not to ignore safety measures during bridge refurbishment

The County Council is asking pedestrians to stay safe and use temporary crossing arrangements provided while work is carried out on Bideford Long Bridge

Posted on: 13 October 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Overnight closures planned on Bridge Road in Exeter (9-12 Oct)

Night time closures will be in place on Bridge Road in Exeter over four evenings from Monday 9 October to Thursday 12 October

Posted on: 6 October 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 2 Comments

Farmwise Devon shows children where good food comes from

Scores of primary school children will migrate to Exeter next week to discover where good food comes from.

Posted on: 5 October 2017 | Posted in: | No Comments

Essential maintenance of traffic signals at junction in Exeter

Traffic signals at the junction of Pennsylvannia Road, Union Road and Prince of Wales Road in Exeter are due to be replaced, starting from Monday 9 October

Posted on: 5 October 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Work starts on first Primary School for Sherford

Building work has started on the first primary school at Sherford.

Posted on: 4 October 2017 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
North Devon Link Road traffic

Councillors asked to agree long term strategy and funding scheme bid

Cabinet recommended to support a long term strategy for improvements to the North Devon Link Road – prioritising an £88 million first phase bid for government funds for road widening and junction improvements

Posted on: 4 October 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments
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