Cyclist on a bike

Celebrate cycling in Devon during Bike Week

A month-long cycle challenge will be held throughout June to support Bike Week, which runs from 8-16 June

Posted on: 23 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Cllr John Hart

County council leader supports Devon Climate Declaration

By signing the declaration, organisations would be committing to provide the resources and funding necessary to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon and resilient economy and society.

Posted on: 22 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of a road closed sign

Overnight road closures on the A361 St Brannocks Road, Ilfracombe

Overnight road closures are needed to carry out essential resurfacing work on the A361 St Brannocks Road, north of Mullacott Farm near Ilfracombe from Wednesday 29 to Friday 31 May 2019.

Posted on: 21 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Council leader and Chair holding the gold award

Gold for ‘green’ #WeAreDevon County Show marquee

Waste from the equivalent of more than 2,000 single use plastic water bottles was saved in just three days, in this year’s county show gold award-winning #WeAreDevon marquee

Posted on: 21 May 2019 | Posted in: Community
Trading Standards

Over 40% of Kebab shops fail to provide correct allergen information

Kebab shops in Devon, Somerset and Torbay are being warned they must do more to give allergen information to customers after inspections found that 40% of kebab takeaways failed to comply with food information laws

Posted on: 21 May 2019 | Posted in: Community
Trading Standards

Trading Standards officers carry out food sample inspections

Annual food sample tests have been carried out by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service to ensure food is properly described, compliant with required labelling, and does not contain unauthorised additives

Posted on: 21 May 2019 | Posted in: Community
Photo of Moor Lane roundabout

Support for Moor Lane roundabout improvements

A £2.2 million scheme to ease congestion at Moor Lane roundabout in Exeter has received the backing of Devon County Council’s Cabinet

Posted on: 16 May 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
picture of a streelight.

New drive to cut carbon emissions across Devon

Devon County Council leader John Hart has pledged cash support towards a new drive to cut carbon emissions and tackle climate change.

Posted on: 16 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Stretches during the workforce pilates class

Pigs, ploughs and pilates!

Ask farmers what they enjoy doing in their spare time, and there won’t be many who answer pilates! But thanks to one of Devon County Council’s new tenant farmers, that’s exactly what’s proving popular in a little corner of Devon.

Posted on: 16 May 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
family with two children walking through some woods along a path

Public Health Annual Report focus on mental health receives cross party support

A cross-party endorsement was given to the Annual Public Health Report 2018/19 at Devon County Council’ Cabinet meeting.

Posted on: 16 May 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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