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By-election held, Greg Sheldon elected

Greg Sheldon has been elected to represent the Heavitree and Whipton Barton Division, Exeter, on Devon County Council.

Posted on: 25 October 2019 | Posted in: Politics| No Comments
Recycle Devon Thank You Awards

Nominate Devon’s recycling heroes for annual awards

Nomination have opened for the Recycle Devon Thank You Awards. Devon residents and communities are encouraged to nominate their unsung recycling heroes.

Posted on: 23 October 2019| No Comments
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Drainage repairs and resurfacing on A3124

The first of a series of closures is underway on the A3124 in and around Beaford to enable drainage repairs and resurfacing work to be carried out in the coming weeks

Posted on: 23 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Devon County Council supports ‘The Art of Rapid Transition’ talks in Totnes

A new series of talks called ‘The Art of Rapid Transition’, which will address a range of environmental and social topics that affect both local and global communities, have benefited from support by Devon County Council.

Posted on: 22 October 2019| No Comments
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Bikeability cycle training for 7,000 children in Devon

A £280,000 grant will enable more than 7,000 children in Devon to take part in Bikeability cycle training next year

Posted on: 22 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 3 Comments
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Going Local 2019 will match local suppliers with public sector buyers

A major event aimed at local suppliers who want to find out how to work with the public services is taking place in Exeter later this month.

Posted on: 18 October 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
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Overnight drainage repairs due to start

Essential drainage repairs will be undertaken on Honiton Road in Exeter from Monday 21 October until Friday 29 November with temporary lights in place overnight from 7pm-7am each evening

Posted on: 17 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Devon County Council shortlisted for national ‘Local Energy Leadership’ award

Devon County Council has been shortlisted for the Green Energy Award for Local Energy Leadership. The Council has been shortlisted for its carbon-reduction action, overarching Strategic Plan and Environmental Policy.

Posted on: 17 October 2019| No Comments
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Views on roadworks permit scheme invited from Monday

The new Permit Scheme will give DCC enhanced powers to place conditions over work carried out by private firms, utility companies and its own contractors.

Posted on: 17 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Devon County Council supports Ordinary Extraordinary Arts Festival through Crowdfund Devon

Devon County Council is supporting young people with learning disabilities to create an arts festival tackling loneliness and mental wellbeing with Crowdfund Devon extra funding.

Posted on: 16 October 2019| No Comments
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