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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| 6 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| No Comments
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Warning to take extra care when travelling tomorrow morning

Road surface temperatures are set to fall below freezing across Devon again tonight – dropping lower than -4C in some parts of the county – and they aren’t expected to rise until around 10am tomorrow

Posted on: 2 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Work to be carried out on Taw Bridge

The existing parapets on Taw Bridge in Barnstaple are being replaced. Work will start on the west side of the bridge from Monday (2 December).

Posted on: 28 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Public consultation on Cullompton relief road proposals

A public consultation on plans for a Cullompton town centre relief road will continue until Friday 20 December, with consultation documents on display at the Hayridge Library

Posted on: 28 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Pupils mark National Tree Week and ‘Big Climate Fightback’ with tree planting

Pupils from St Leonard’s Primary School and representatives from the Devon Youth Parliament will be helping to plant ten trees on Friday 29 November at County Hall

Posted on: 27 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Event showcases tech to help people live independently at home

Technology that’s helping people to live safely at home will be showcased at the “Smarthouse” event in Exeter on Tuesday 26 November, Wednesday 27 November and Thursday 28 November

Posted on: 25 November 2019 | Posted in: Community| No Comments
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UPDATED: Overnight closure planned for Shaldon Bridge

Shaldon Bridge is due to be closed from 7pm on Thursday 5 December to enable repairs to be carried out to two piers of the structure, before re-opening at 6am the following day

Posted on: 25 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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