Devon and Somerset restaurants “meating expectations”

Residents and visitors to the Westcountry can be assured that restaurants and gastro-pubs are accurately describing the geographical provenance of their locally sourced meats.

Posted on: 24 April 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
photograph of repair work being done on the bridge

Bridge reopens this afternoon, but Council urges owners to remove their vehicles

Devon County Council has confirmed that Newbridge, at Gunnislake, will re-open to traffic this afternoon, around 4pm.

Posted on: 18 April 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Gunnislake Bridge

Historic Newbridge at Gunnislake set to reopen

The bridge, which carries the A390 over the River Tamar, had been closed since being struck by a vehicle earlier this month

Posted on: 17 April 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments
Tables and chairs set out on a pavement

Polite reminder to local businesses – have you got a licence to put out tables and chairs on the pavement?

As forecasters predict warm weather this Easter weekend, Devon County Council is reminding cafés, restaurants and pub owners that a pavement licence is needed before they’re able to put out tables and chairs.

Posted on: 16 April 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
primary schoolchildren

More Devon children get their first choice primary school

More Devon children will be starting at their first choice primary school this September, new figures reveal.

Posted on: 16 April 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Repairs underway at Newbridge in Gunnislake

Repair work is underway on Newbridge at Gunnislake and it is hoped that it will re-open to traffic by Friday 26 April

Posted on: 10 April 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

£30m of transport infrastructure approved

More than £30 million of major transport infrastructure has been approved by Devon County Council’s Cabinet today to support economic growth and sustainable transport

Posted on: 10 April 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 20 Comments

Latest section of strategic cycle route in Exeter approved

Councillors agreed the construction of an improved £1.5million, pedestrian/cycle route, from the junction with Pilton Lane on Pinhoe Road, up to the railway bridge on Exhibition Way.

Posted on: 10 April 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 4 Comments

Final weekend of lane restrictions at Exe Bridges

The final weekend of lane restrictions at Exe Bridges will take place this weekend, from 6am on Saturday 6 April until 7am on Monday 8 April

Posted on: 4 April 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

A379 Slapton reinstatement shortlisted for another award

The A379 Slapton Line reconstruction scheme has been shortlisted for the People’s Choice Award as part of this year’s Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Awards

Posted on: 3 April 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment
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