News Centre http://www.devonnewscentre.info Devon County Council en-gb Sat, 26 May 2018 21:29:00 +0000 Devon’s budget in the black for the 27th consecutive year https://www.devonnewscentre.info/devons-budget-in-the-black-for-the-27th-consecutive-year/ Wed, 09 May 2018 13:05:24 +0000 Devon underspent by £15,000 in the 2017/18 financial year on a net revenue budget of £489 million - the 27th consecutive year that the budget has been in the black https://www.devonnewscentre.info/devons-budget-in-the-black-for-the-27th-consecutive-year/ Caroline Chugg is the new Chair of Devon County Council https://www.devonnewscentre.info/caroline-chugg-is-the-new-chair-of-devon-county-council/ Thu, 24 May 2018 14:25:04 +0000 Outgoing Chair Ray Radford handed the honour to the County Councillor for Braunton Rural.   https://www.devonnewscentre.info/caroline-chugg-is-the-new-chair-of-devon-county-council/ New Regional Adoption Agency will reduce waiting times for children... https://www.devonnewscentre.info/new-regional-adoption-agency-will-reduce-waiting-times-for-children-awaiting-adoption/ Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:33:56 +0000 Local authority adoption services in Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset are joining forces to become a single regional adoption service, under the banner Adopt South West. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/new-regional-adoption-agency-will-reduce-waiting-times-for-children-awaiting-adoption/ Support for realigned A379 scheme at Slapton https://www.devonnewscentre.info/support-for-realigned-a379-scheme-at-slapton/ Wed, 16 May 2018 13:40:10 +0000 A scheme to reinstate the A379 at Slapton has gained support from Devon County Council’s Cabinet today https://www.devonnewscentre.info/support-for-realigned-a379-scheme-at-slapton/ Funding welcomed for North Devon Link Road improvement https://www.devonnewscentre.info/funding-welcomed-for-north-devon-link-road-improvement/ Thu, 17 May 2018 08:31:15 +0000 Devon County Council’s bid for Local Majors Funding to improve the North Devon Link Road has successfully won the backing of Transport Secretary Chris Grayling - receiving £83 million of government funding https://www.devonnewscentre.info/funding-welcomed-for-north-devon-link-road-improvement/ Broadband rollout update for Central Devon MP https://www.devonnewscentre.info/broadband-rollout-update-for-central-devon-mp/ Thu, 10 May 2018 13:22:34 +0000 Mel Stride, the MP for Central Devon met with the team from Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS), and broadband provider Gigaclear, at Sandford, near Crediton https://www.devonnewscentre.info/broadband-rollout-update-for-central-devon-mp/