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

Education Secretary urged to improve Devon schools’ funding

The Education Secretary Damian Hinds has been urged to improve funding for Devon’s schools on a two-day visit to the county

Posted on: 15 November 2018 | Posted in: Education
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Planning application submitted for North Devon Link Road improvements

A planning application has been submitted for improvements to 7.5km of the North Devon Link Road between Barnstaple and South Molton

Posted on: 14 November 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Jail for farmer who ignored animal welfare advice

William Douglas Dolley, of Holwell Farm, Collipriest, Tiverton was found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal and has been given a custodial prison sentence and banned from keeping cows and sheep.

Posted on: 13 November 2018 | Posted in: Community

Overnight closures no longer required this week on Bridge Road, Exeter

Overnight closures planned for Bridge Road in Exeter tonight (Tuesday 13 November) and tomorrow night (Wednesday 14 November) are no longer needed after being completed early

Posted on: 13 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment

A3124 improvements to be completed early

Essential improvement work on the A3124 between Beaford and Great Torrington is set to be completed two weeks ahead of schedule

Posted on: 12 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Bishop’s Tawton roundabout consultation reminder

People have until Friday 23 November to have their say on revised plans to upgrade Bishop’s Tawton roundabout

Posted on: 12 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment

War memorials across Devon restored in tribute to the county’s fallen heroes

Communities have been working hard carrying out the renovations and maintenance to ensure the county pays a fitting tribute to mark 100 years since the end of World War One

Posted on: 8 November 2018 | Posted in: Community

Partners launch Peninsula Transport to transform travel and boost the economy

The region’s five transport authorities have launched a new transport partnership, Peninsula Transport, to work directly with the Department for Transport on the strategic transport priorities for the South West

Posted on: 8 November 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Works starts on reedbed system to filter water at a Devon beauty spot

Devon County Council, Stover Country Park and Highways England are working together to deliver a giant reedbed filter system, which will help improve water quality at Stover Lake and provide a valuable habitat for wildlife

Posted on: 8 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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