school children

A third of Devon schools lose out under new national funding

More than a third of Devon’s schools will lose out if new national funding figures aren’t revised, the county’s education chief has warned

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | Posted in: Education | 2 Comments

Devon celebrates 50,000th Bikeability trainee

Bikeability cycle training in Devon has reached a major milestone, with 50,000 children in the county having taken part in the scheme

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Blundell's Road, Tiverton

Remedial work needed on Tiverton traffic calming

Traffic calming on Blundell’s Road in Tiverton has been found to be sub-standard and will have to be replaced. Essential remedial work will be carried out over the next three Saturdays, starting from Saturday 21 January

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Extensive repairs planned for pedestrian crossings in Tavistock

Plans are being finalised for an extensive scheme to improve Yorkstone setts at raised pedestrian crossings in Tavistock town centre

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment

New cashless on-street parking payment system saves drivers money

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

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 2 Comments
Gritters

Warning of possible icy conditions overnight

Freezing conditions will continue overnight and into tomorrow morning and road users are being warned that widespread ice could affect the county’s roads

Posted on: 13 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Gritters working around the clock on Devon’s roads

Devon County Council’s precautionary salting network, covering more than 2,000 miles of the county’s roads will be treated by gritters multiple times over the next 24 hours in response to the forecast of potential snow and ice

Posted on: 12 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Can you help make a real difference in Devon Schools?

Devon County Council is encouraging people to consider becoming governors or trustees at their local school

Posted on: 12 January 2017 | Posted in: Education | 1 Comment

Snow wardens prepared to keep their communities moving

With the possibility of snow forecast, snow warden volunteers across Devon are prepared and ready should they be called upon in the next few days and throughout this winter

Posted on: 11 January 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
health and social care

Cabinet gives go-ahead to consultation on Public Health Nursing Service

Cabinet gives go-ahead to consultation over future plans for public health nursing service

Posted on: 11 January 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments
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