Representatives from 23 organisations across Devon and Somerset today agreed steps to drive up productivity at the first meeting of the Heart of the South West (HotSW) Joint Committee.
Devon County Council has teamed up with Hft, a national charity supporting adults with learning disabilities, to showcase some of the latest personalised technology that is helping people to live in their own hom
The leaders of county and unitary councils across the South West have united to call for fair funding for hard-pressed rural authorities
Devon County Council leader John Hart has welcomed a Government pledge of £2.5 million to help repair the storm-damaged A379 at Slapton
Care providers have had contingency plans in operation prioritising visits to those most in need and making arrangements with families and carers to ensure continued care where necessary.
There’s been another increase in the number of children applying for a place at a secondary school in Devon this September. Devon County Council today announced it was offering more than 98 per cent of families one of their three preferences.
It’s an improving situation on roads across Devon – St Marychurch Road also re-opened this morning.
Highways teams worked round-the-clock to clear and treat roads across Devon as temperatures overnight dropped below freezing.
Temperatures will begin to drop tonight from 7pm – and could go as low as low as -9 in some areas.
Large parts of the major road network are passable and improving, but disruption to travel should be expected throughout the day (Monday) and into tomorrow (Tuesday 20). Devon’s main routes are improving, but minor roads especially on high ground willaaa
With more snow and freezing temperatures forecast overnight motorists are advised to only travel if necessary and to do so with extreme care
As heavy snow spreads across the county conditions are becoming increasingly treacherous particularly on higher ground and across Exmoor and Dartmoor.