Operation Rogue Trader targets Devon’s doorstep criminals

Rogue traders and aggressive doorstep sellers across Devon and Somerset were targeted by Police and Trading Standards officers in a joint operation last week.

Posted on: 15 October 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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EU cash will boost Devon’s low carbon sector by up to £16m

£3m will support the delivery of several projects to help the region reduce carbon emissions, reduce costs and improve services.

Posted on: 15 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Devon councillor elected national chair of school funding campaign

Devon has a new national champion in the continuing fight for fair funding for schools.

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Primary school children get hands on at Farmwise

Primary school children from around 35 schools across Devon will descend again on Westpoint next week, to get close up and hands-on with life on the farm.

Posted on: 12 October 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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Weather Warning: Storm Callum roads advice

There could be a total of up to 40mm of rainfall on Friday and Saturday (12 – 13 October) in southwest Devon and up to 14mm on the south and southwest facing slopes of Dartmoor.

Posted on: 12 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Traffic signal replacement work at junction in Exeter

Temporary traffic signals will be in place at the junction of Exe Bridge/Alphington St and Alphington St/Haven Rd, from Wednesday 24 October to enable replacement work to be carried out

Posted on: 11 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Closure of Lower Otter footpaths extended

The closure of the Lower Otter footpaths between Otterton and Budleigh Salterton will be extended for at least the next eight weeks to enable the restoration of the popular riverside path

Posted on: 11 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Services for young people leaving care in Devon much improved

There has been a big improvement in the way Devon County Council looks after young people leaving care, according to Ofsted inspectors.

Posted on: 11 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Council supports NHS consortium as preferred bidder for children’s health and wellbeing services in Devon

NEW Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) recommended that Devon Children and Families Alliance (The Alliance) be selected as the preferred bidder for the 23.8 million-a-year contract, of which Devon County Council contributes £1.6m. The contract will be awarded for seven years from 1 April 2019, with an option to extend it for a further three years.

Posted on: 10 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Consultation planned for next stage of Exeter cycle route

Plans for the next section of the strategic cycle route in Exeter have been drawn up by Devon County Council and will be available to view online from Monday 15 October to Monday 19 November

Posted on: 9 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 3 Comments
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