Recycling Centre

Recycling centres restricted to essential use only

The new measures are intended to safeguard users, staff and the most vulnerable in the community

Posted on: 23 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Temporary changes to on-street parking enforcement

On-street parking enforcement patrols are being temporarily relaxed by Devon County Council in order to help people working from home or self-isolating during the Coronavirus outbreak

Posted on: 23 March 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Staff to provide services differently as libraries close due to coronavirus

Libraries Unlimited has announced details of temporary library closures across Devon in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Posted on: 20 March 2020
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National Bus Pass rules relaxed to help pass holders

Devon County Council has worked with bus companies to relax the rules over the use of the National Bus Pass in the county, enabling holders to use their pass earlier in the day

Posted on: 20 March 2020 | Posted in: Community
County Hall with daffodils in the foreground

Council pledges to do everything in its power to help people through the crisis

Devon County Council leader John Hart today pledged the authority will do whatever it can to support residents and communities through the Coronavirus outbreak.

Posted on: 19 March 2020 | Posted in: Community
Photo of the cycling display at St Sidwells

Exeter Primary School celebrates active travel success

Children and staff from St Sidwell’s C of E Primary School celebrated their Leg it to Lapland win with a visit from four times British Champion trials bike rider Owen Gawthorpe

Posted on: 18 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Turf cutting marks work underway on A382 upgrade

Partners involved in the £13 million upgrade of the A382 link from Newton Abbot to the A38 have marked initial progress on the scheme with a turf cutting

Posted on: 18 March 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
A digger at a recycling centre

Crediton and Tavistock recycling centres closed until further notice

The closures of the Household Waste Recycling Centres are a result of staff shortages

Posted on: 18 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
young people's feet

Ofsted finds serious failures in services for young people in Devon

Serious failings in the way a small number of vulnerable young people were helped and supported to become independent after they left the care system has led Devon’s Children’s Services to be rated “inadequate” by Ofsted.

Posted on: 17 March 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo ofd an Ash tree with Ash dieback being felled

Ash dieback infected trees near Bickleigh to be felled

Around 190 Ash trees infected with Ash dieback in the Bickleigh area need to be felled for safety reasons, with work starting on Monday 23 March

Posted on: 13 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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