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Ancient monument discovered in Thorverton

A monument dating back around 4,500 years has been found in Thorverton.

Posted on: 4 October 2019| No Comments
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Roll-out of superfast broadband continuing in Devon and Somerset

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) is working closely with BDUK to launch a new procurement process this autumn, and is aiming to issue an invitation to tender in December

Posted on: 3 October 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy| 6 Comments
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Devon supermarkets successful in voluntary ban on energy drinks for under 16s

A voluntary ban on the sale of energy drinks to under 16-year olds in Devon supermarkets has been found to be successful following a recent exercise. 

Posted on: 3 October 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments
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New deal for Devon’s children and families launched

An ambitious new vision for how public services will come together to better help and support children and their families in Devon is being launched this week.

Posted on: 3 October 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments

Newton Abbot Market and Trading Standards sign the ‘fake-free’ charter

By signing the charter, the Teignbridge District Council-owned market and its stallholders are reaffirming their commitment that fake and other illicit goods are not welcome.

Posted on: 3 October 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
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Town and parish councils encouraged to plant trees

Town and parish councils across Devon are being encouraged to join a tree planting initiative to reduce the impact of Ash dieback and help tackle the climate emergency

Posted on: 2 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Parking consultation to be launched in Exmouth

A public consultation will be held from Friday 4 October to Friday 25 October asking for comments on residents’ parking in Exmouth

Posted on: 2 October 2019 | Posted in: Community| 4 Comments
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Work to replace Alma Bridge progressing well

Good progress is being made on the scheme to develop a new footbridge to replace Alma Bridge in Sidmouth – with work being carried out on stabilising and re-profiling cliffs on the eastern side of the river

Posted on: 1 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Lea Road in Tiverton closed for five days in October for resurfacing

A section of Lea Road in Tiverton will be closed for five days from Monday 21 October to Friday 25 October to carry out essential resurfacing work.

Posted on: 1 October 2019| No Comments

Project to install electric car charge points across Devon starts this month

Once complete the Devon Low-carbon Energy & Transport Technology Innovator (DELETTI) programme will prevent more than 300 tonnes of carbon from entering the atmosphere every year.

Posted on: 1 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 2 Comments
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