Official opening of Tithebarn Link Road

The Tithebarn Link Road on the outskirts of Exeter, which has been funded with over £4 million from Highways England’s Growth and Housing Fund, as well as developer contributions, has been officially opened

Posted on: 15 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Community transport volunteers and staff honoured at awards ceremony

Dedicated community transport volunteers and staff members received prestigious awards at an annual ceremony organised by Devon County Council

Posted on: 15 June 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Devon awarded £4 million of Safer Roads Funding

Devon County Council has welcomed £4 million of Department for Transport Safer Roads Funding for road safety improvements on the A3121 and A3123

Posted on: 15 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Don’t kick-off during this summer’s tournament

Devon County Council’s Cabinet Member responsible for public health is supporting a campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence and abuse, during the World Cup 2018.

Posted on: 14 June 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Tougher action to be taken against drivers who persistently avoid paying parking fines

As part of a review of highway management, the County Council’s Cabinet has approved proposals to take tougher action against drivers who repeatedly contravene parking restrictions and avoid paying penalty charges

Posted on: 13 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Overnight closures on A380 at Marldon

Overnight closures from 7pm – 6am will be needed on the A380 Preston Down roundabout at Marldon between Monday 25 June and Friday 6 July for resurfacing and barrier replacement

Posted on: 13 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Pioneering new programme shows Devon leading the way in diabetes prevention

Healthier Devon is a new support programme for people at the highest risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Once referred by their GP, these people will receive sustained help over a two-year period to make positive changes to their lifestyle, through a combination of one-to-one and group sessions.

Posted on: 13 June 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Applications invited for Business Promotion Grant

Business Promotion Grants of up to £1,500 are available to help firms who are looking to reach new customers to promote their products and services to audiences at high profile UK trade shows and events

Posted on: 12 June 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Campaign launched to help prevent the number of toddlers being accidentally poisoned by making the home safer

Trading Standards is aiming to reduce the number of incidents in which babies and toddlers (under fives) are being accidently poisoned in Devon, Somerset and Torbay.

Posted on: 12 June 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Communities to be updated on A379 realignment scheme at drop-in sessions

Public drop-in sessions will be held at Slapton Village Hall on Thursday 21 June and Strete Parish Hall on Monday 25 June to update people on the progress of plans to reinstate the A379

Posted on: 11 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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