Flood prevention scheme to get underway in Modbury

A £1.1 million flood risk management scheme to provide greater protection for more than 80 homes and businesses is due to start in Modbury early next month

Posted on: 23 April 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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Consultation launched on planning guidance document

A consultation is being held on a planning guidance document which is being prepared to advise the implementation of policies in Local Plans, The Devon Waste Plan and the Devon Minerals Plan

Posted on: 18 April 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Call for nominations for Community Transport Awards

Nominations can now be submitted for Devon County Council’s annual Community Transport Awards

Posted on: 17 April 2018 | Posted in: Community
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Almost 99 per cent of Devon children will get preferred primary school place

Nearly 99 per cent of Devon children have been offered one of their three preferred primary schools this September despite a rise in applications, new figures reveal

Posted on: 16 April 2018 | Posted in: Education

Tithebarn Link Road open

The Tithebarn Link Road, which links Exeter with developments to the east of the city, has been completed and has opened to traffic. The new route provides an alternative route to the city avoiding M5 Junction 29

Posted on: 13 April 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Additional emergency work needed on Torridge Bridge near Bideford

Damaged expansion joints and cover plates at the west end of Torridge Bridge, near Bideford, have been replaced but inspections have shown that emergency work is needed on another section of the bridge

Posted on: 13 April 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Images reveal how proposed new bridge in Sidmouth may look

Computer generated images from the County Council illustrate what the proposed replacement for Alma Bridge in Sidmouth could look like

Posted on: 12 April 2018 | Posted in: Environment

New Regional Adoption Agency will reduce waiting times for children awaiting adoption

Local authority adoption services in Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset are joining forces to become a single regional adoption service, under the banner Adopt South West.

Posted on: 12 April 2018 | Posted in: Community

New play area at Grand Western Canal Basin opened

A new £50,000 play area for children aged between three and nine has been unveiled at the Grand Western Canal Basin

Posted on: 12 April 2018 | Posted in: Community

Collapsed culvert replacement underway

Work is underway to replace a collapsed culvert in Moreton Park Road in Bideford which has caused a sinkhole that is posing a flood risk to nearby properties

Posted on: 12 April 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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