£1.3 million for new Tavistock school facilities

Devon County Council is investing £1.3 million to provide state of the art Foundation Stage facilities at Tavistock Primary School.

Posted on: 12 September 2018 | Posted in: Education

Average Speed Cameras to be installed on South Devon Highway

Devon County Council has agreed a £285,000 scheme to install Average Speed Cameras on the South Devon Highway in order to reduce speeds

Posted on: 12 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment

An Outstanding Week in September!

Devon’s five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) will be hosting a series of events to help people explore the great outdoors, starting on Saturday (15 September) and continuing through to Sunday 23 September

Posted on: 11 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment
Road closed sign

B3180 road closure for drainage work

A section of the B3180 close to the Halfway House, near Aylesbeare, will be closed for up to 10 days, from Monday 17 September, for drainage improvements

Posted on: 11 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Overnight closure planned for city-bound lanes of Bridge Road

The city-bound lanes of Bridge Road in Exeter will be closed overnight from 7:30pm on Monday 17 September until 6:30am the following morning to enable the Bascule Bridge to be inspected

Posted on: 11 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Cullompton Town Centre Relief Road to go to Public Consultation

People can have their say on the proposed relief road options for Cullompton during a public consultation which runs from Thursday 13 September to Thursday 25 October

Posted on: 11 September 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

World Suicide Prevention Day – John Harvey talks frankly about suicide

John Harvey is a regular columnist for Exeter Life magazine, and was the former Exeter City Centre Manager and local councillor.  He took part in the RealMenTalk campaign and is an advocate for mental health, having experienced depression himself.

Posted on: 10 September 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Road realignment at Slapton progressing well

Work is progressing well on the scheme to reconnect the A379 between Slapton and Strete Gate

Posted on: 7 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment
Green Flag Award

We all have a favourite park and now’s the time to vote for yours

The Green Flag Award Scheme is asking the nation to have its say and decide which parks and green spaces should receive the People’s Choice Award for being the UK’s favourites. Vote for our country parks and show how the UK loves green spaces.

Posted on: 7 September 2018 | Posted in:

A fifth of over 75s go three months or longer with no one to share a meal with

Analysis by Bournemouth University’s Ageing and Dementia Research Centre has revealed that almost a fifth of over-75s in the UK go three months or longer with no one to share a meal with.

Posted on: 7 September 2018 | Posted in: Community
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