car at an electric vehicle charger

Leading the charge – new scheme will quadruple electric car charge points in Exeter

Devon County Council (DCC) has formed a consortium with two private sector companies, ZAPINAMO and Gamma Energy, to install and operate 150 electric car charge points on the streets of Exeter over the next two years.

Posted on: 29 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 35 Comments

DCC’s procurement process improves delivery of public schemes

The Southern Construction Framework (SCF) enables public sector bodies including councils, hospitals, universities and emergency services to access best practice construction procurement, across the South West and South East of England.

Posted on: 26 July 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
Headteachers Leaving 2019 (GRW-Photography)

Devon headteachers honoured

Devon headteachers have been honoured for a lifetime of service to education at a special reception hosted by county council leaders. Devon County Council leader, John Hart, deputy leader and Cabinet Member for Schools, James McInnes and Head of Educationaaa

Posted on: 25 July 2019 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
County Hall

Council Leader sets out Devon’s stall to new PM

The Leader of Devon County Council, Cllr John Hart, has written to new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, setting out some of the county’s biggest challenges facing Devon residents.

Posted on: 24 July 2019 | Posted in: Politics| 2 Comments
Photo of Rob Ballard, Stover Country Park Ranger

Ranger Rob shortlisted for environmental award

Stover Country Park Ranger Rob Ballard is one of seven finalists shortlisted for the BIG Biodiversity Champion Award 2019

Posted on: 24 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 1 Comment
Sherford Vale Year 6 leavers

Sherford’s new school bids fond farewell to its first leavers

Sherford’s first primary school – Sherford Vale – has completed its first academic year and said goodbye to its first Year Six leavers

Posted on: 24 July 2019 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
Teign Estuary Trail

Councils united in support for Teign Estuary Trail

A joint letter has been sent to Sustrans expressing support from a number of local councils for the delivery of the Teign Estuary Trail

Posted on: 22 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 2 Comments
Community Transport Awards Winners 2019

VideoDevon’s Community Transport Awards celebrate 20 years

The 20th anniversary of Devon County Council’s Community Transport Awards has been celebrated with 12 awards being presented in recognition of outstanding contributions in local communities

Posted on: 19 July 2019 | Posted in: Community| No Comments
PATROL PARC Awards 2019

Parking award for Devon County Council

Devon County Council picked up the “best practice reporting: Customer Service award” at the annual PATROL PARC (Parking Annual Report Awards by Councils) Awards

Posted on: 19 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
Councillor James McInnes

Senior Devon councillor leads coalition on fair funding for schools

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, is national chairman of the fair funding group f40, which has set out a long term plan for improved funding for education

Posted on: 17 July 2019 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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