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North Devon builder sentenced for fraud

Leonard Eastwood, 60, of Royston Road, Bideford, trading as LE Gardens and Patios and Ocean View Paving, pleaded guilty to the charges on Tuesday June 18 at Barnstaple Magistrates Court.

Posted on: 20 June 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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Take up of broadband in Devon and Somerset increases

There has been a big rise in the number of homes and businesses taking up superfast broadband services thanks to the Connecting Devon and Somerset programme

Posted on: 14 June 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments
Councillor Andrea Davis

Road upgrade will boost South West economy by £40 billion

Devon County Council has delivered evidence at a public examination looking into the proposed upgrade of the A303, A30 and A358, stating it will boost the region’s economy by £40 billion and create 21,000 new jobs

Posted on: 14 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Funding awarded from Creative Innovation and Growth programme

Six projects supporting adult social care have received funding from Devon County Council’s Creative Innovation and Growth Programme, and the initiative has been extended

Posted on: 12 June 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
Residents of Lower Combe and guests celebrate their improved access to broadband with local MP Sarah Wollaston, County Councillor Richard Hosking and CDS Board Member Councillor Rufus Gilbert.

CDS set to expand community broadband scheme after successful pilots

Connecting Devon and Somerset is set to expand a pioneering community-led broadband scheme following successful pilots in Devon and North Somerset.

Posted on: 30 May 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

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