Photo of overflowing drain

Overnight drainage repairs due to start

Essential drainage repairs will be undertaken on Honiton Road in Exeter from Monday 21 October until Friday 29 November with temporary lights in place overnight from 7pm-7am each evening

Posted on: 17 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Devon County Council shortlisted for national ‘Local Energy Leadership’ award

Devon County Council has been shortlisted for the Green Energy Award for Local Energy Leadership. The Council has been shortlisted for its carbon-reduction action, overarching Strategic Plan and Environmental Policy.

Posted on: 17 October 2019| No Comments
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Views on roadworks permit scheme invited from Monday

The new Permit Scheme will give DCC enhanced powers to place conditions over work carried out by private firms, utility companies and its own contractors.

Posted on: 17 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
Young person from the Ordinary Extraordinary festival playing the trumpet

Devon County Council supports Ordinary Extraordinary Arts Festival through Crowdfund Devon

Devon County Council is supporting young people with learning disabilities to create an arts festival tackling loneliness and mental wellbeing with Crowdfund Devon extra funding.

Posted on: 16 October 2019| No Comments
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‘Be bright, be seen’ as the clocks go back

The clocks go back on 27 October 2019 and Devon County Council is reminding all road users to ‘be bright, be seen’ as it gets darker and weather conditions get worse.

Posted on: 15 October 2019| No Comments

Primary schools descend on Farmwise Devon, for their largest show yet

Around 1,600 children enjoyed the opportunity to get first hand experience of how produce is grown, rolling up their sleeves to get stuck in to a range of activities.

Posted on: 15 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
two young brothers

Devon appeals for adopters to come forward as number of children waiting increases

Adoption agencies in Devon are working together this National Adoption Week (14-20 October) to appeal for potential adopters to come forward. This comes as numbers of adopters drop to an all-time low in the county and the number of children waiting continues to grow.

Posted on: 14 October 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments
Children, who are unidentifiable, playing in the school play ground

Devon schools’ chief welcomes spending boost

Devon’s schools’ chief is welcoming a big spending boost for education in the county.

Posted on: 11 October 2019 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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Devon County Council continues to support community projects through Crowdfund Devon

Devon County Council (DCC) has helped various community projects and groups to reach their fundraising targets through the Crowdfund Devon pilot.

Posted on: 10 October 2019| No Comments

“No Cold Callers” scheme launched to combat rural crime and protect South West farmers

The Police are working with Trading Standards officials and NFU Mutual to help protect farmers from criminals who “cold call” at farms to stake out whether there is something worth stealing.

Posted on: 10 October 2019 | Posted in: Community| No Comments
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