However despite last month’s JSA increase the claimant count is 19% lower than during the same period last year.
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Bridge Road in Exeter will be closed from 10pm on Friday 27 January until 5am on Monday 30 January for a pedestrian and cycling bridge to be lifted into place over the rail line as part of ongoing widening improvements
Devon County Council has helped a community group install a solar array that could slash Exeter Central Library’s energy bill in half over 20 years
A new Traffic Management Plan for the town was agreed last summer and now work is underway to implement the scheme, which includes changes to waiting restrictions, pay & display and the introduction of a one way road and new residents’ parking zone north of the railway line
Drivers in Devon are benefitting from cheaper cashless parking thanks to a new system that has been rolled out across the county. Devon County Council has partnered with Bemrose Mobile to deliver the new cashless payment service, taking over from previous provider RingGo