Food waste report endorsed by Cabinet

An action plan to help reduce the amount of food waste in Devon was endorsed by Devon County Council’s ruling Cabinet .

Posted on: 16 December 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments
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Big spending boost for vital county services

Inflation-busting increases in spending on vital services are being planned by Devon County Council.

Posted on: 16 December 2019 | Posted in: Politics| No Comments

Atkinson Secure Children’s Home; ‘well-managed, caring, safe and effective’

Ofsted says that the home provides high quality education

Posted on: 13 December 2019 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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High quality education at Ilfracombe Infants say inspectors

Ilfracombe Infant and Nursery School has achieved a remarkable turnaround after independent inspectors said it provided a high quality education in every area of its work.

Posted on: 11 December 2019 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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Exciting learning in welcoming Exeter primary

Pupils enjoy their learning at an Exeter primary school where teachers ensure lessons are exciting and relevant, according to a new report.

Posted on: 11 December 2019 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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Council backs construction of park and change site at Exeter Science Park

Devon County Council’s Cabinet has given the go ahead for a £2.2 million park and change scheme to be built to the east of Exeter Science Park

Posted on: 11 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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VideoTree planting initiatives take root

Devon County Council has teamed up with the Woodland Trust and the Devon Ash Dieback Resilience Forum to encourage communities and landowners to take part in free tree planting initiatives

Posted on: 5 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 11 Comments
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New classroom opened at village school

More than £75,000 has been invested by Shaugh Prior Primary School and Devon County Council on refurbishing a classroom at the school to benefit the children’s teaching and learning

Posted on: 5 December 2019| No Comments
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Tavistock Primary rated “good” across the board

Tavistock Primary School has been highlighted by Ofsted inspectors for providing a good education in every area of its work, and praising the behaviour and attitude of the children

Posted on: 5 December 2019 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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Deadline extension for 5G “call for evidence”

The deadline for Devon County Council’s call for evidence on 5G technology has been extended until 1 January

Posted on: 4 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 6 Comments
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