Official opening of factory at Okehampton East Business Park

Devon based natural pet food firm Forthglade has officially opened its brand new 70,000 sq ft factory at Devon County Council’s Okehampton East Business Park

Posted on: 29 November 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Take extra care on Devon’s roads

With more rain and strong winds forecast across Devon overnight, people are being urged to take extra care when travelling on the county’s roads

Posted on: 28 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Record number of schools take up the Sustrans “Leg it to Lapland” challenge

Sixteen Devon schools have signed up for this year’s two week Leg it to Lapland challenge where they aim to scoot, cycle and walk 2,100 miles – the equivalent of travelling from Devon to Lapland

Posted on: 23 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Ash dieback infected trees to be felled as a safety precaution

Around 26 Ash dieback infected trees will be removed from alongside stretches of the North Devon Link Road

Posted on: 23 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Lane closure switch on North Devon Link Road maintenance scheme

The eastbound carriageway of the A361 North Devon Link Road will be closed overnight from 7pm on Friday (23 Nov) evening to enable the lane closure to be moved from the outside lane to the inside lane

Posted on: 22 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Temporary lights and lane closures removed from Shaldon Bridge

The findings from the latest diving inspections at Shaldon Bridge has satisfied engineers that temporary traffic lights and lane restrictions can be removed, although the three tonne weight limit remains in place

Posted on: 20 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

B3230 improvement nearing completion

The B3230 near Barnstaple is due to re-open more than a week ahead of schedule following the completion of essential stabilisation work

Posted on: 19 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment

Devon supports national campaign to tackle the harm to families from alcohol misuse

Alcohol awareness week (19-25 November) focuses this year on Change. It’s a good time to start the conversation with parents, children and friends about the impact of alcohol on you.

Posted on: 19 November 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Local business expanding to Okehampton East Business Park

Okehampton-based Cladco Profiles is continuing its growth by becoming the latest business to purchase a plot at Devon County Council’s Okehampton East Business Park

Posted on: 19 November 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

New £4.7 million superfast broadband investment in Devon and Somerset

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) and BT are working together on a £4.7 million initiative for Openreach to provide superfast broadband to even more homes and businesses in rural areas

Posted on: 19 November 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 10 Comments
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