Jennie Stephens MBE

Jennie Stephens MBE, recognised for her services to social care

Jennie Stephens, our Chief Officer for Adult Social Care, has been recognised in this year’s HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Posted on: 12 June 2019 | Posted in: | No Comments

Devon residents recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Twenty one Devon residents have been honoured in HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours List this year.

Posted on: 12 June 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
Montage photo of adult social care

Funding awarded from Creative Innovation and Growth programme

Six projects supporting adult social care have received funding from Devon County Council’s Creative Innovation and Growth Programme, and the initiative has been extended

Posted on: 12 June 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
Roadwork sign

Resurfacing planned on A361 between South Molton and Barnstaple

Overnight closures will be needed on the A361 between South Molton and Barnstaple to carry out essential resurfacing, starting on the evening of Tuesday 18 June

Posted on: 11 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Roadworks

Resurfacing work on the A386 Tavistock Road

Work starts week after next to resurface a section of the A386 Tavistock Road between Roborough and Yelverton. From the 17 to 21 June, the resurfacing work will run from the Dartmoor Diner north for approximately 900 metres.

Posted on: 6 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 11 Comments
Phil Randall, Headteacher at St Peter's

St Peter’s School rated excellent

St Peter’s Church of England secondary school in Exeter has been awarded the top grade of excellent following a two-day inspection.

Posted on: 5 June 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
picture of honesuckle with caption, 'Events include a trip for carers to RHS Rosemoor'

It’s Carers’ Week next week

It’s Carers’ Week next week, 10th to the 16th June, with events planned across the county.

Posted on: 4 June 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
Swing bridge over the River Yeo

Pedestrian and cyclist bridge over the River Yeo closes for repairs

A pedestrian and cycle bridge on the Tarka Trail is closed from today, (Monday 3 June) for eight weeks, for essential repairs and maintenance.

Posted on: 3 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Residents of Lower Combe and guests celebrate their improved access to broadband with local MP Sarah Wollaston, County Councillor Richard Hosking and CDS Board Member Councillor Rufus Gilbert.

CDS set to expand community broadband scheme after successful pilots

Connecting Devon and Somerset is set to expand a pioneering community-led broadband scheme following successful pilots in Devon and North Somerset.

Posted on: 30 May 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments
Defibrillator at Stover Country Park

Lifesaving defibrillator installed at Stover Country Park

Devon County Council and British Heart Foundation working together to save more lives from cardiac arrest with the installation of a public access defibrillator

Posted on: 29 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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