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New partnership will clamp down on fly tipping and litter

Devon has launched a new multi-agency task force to combat fly tipping. Many of the county’s leading agencies will be working together in a crime-busting partnership known as the Clean Devon task force.

Posted on: 3 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment| 2 Comments
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Improvements on A3123 Berry Down Cross

The road at Berry Down Cross on the A3123 will be closed for five days from Monday 16 March while measures are installed to reduce vehicle speeds

Posted on: 2 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Big rise in applications for secondary school places in Devon

There’s been a big increase in the number of children applying for a place at a secondary school in Devon this year.

Posted on: 2 March 2020 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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Council Scrutiny Committee calls on Government to do more to tackle problem gambling

The Chairman of a Devon County Council Scrutiny Committee is calling on the Government to ban online gambling, phase out use of fixed-odd betting terminals, and prevent gambling adverts that target vulnerable groups

Posted on: 28 February 2020| No Comments
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Spring opening still expected for new footbridge

Devon County Council says it’s still expecting the construction of a new footbridge in Sidmouth to be completed in the Spring, despite recent storms

Posted on: 28 February 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Devon set to face more storm conditions

Devon County Council is reminding people to take care on the county’s roads as heavy rain is forecast from the early hours of Friday morning and into the weekend, with strong winds also set to arrive on Sunday

Posted on: 27 February 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Surfacing and drainage work on Wray Valley Trail

A short section of the Wray Valley Trail will be closed on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (3 – 5 March), meaning the trail will not be used to travel between Lustleigh and Moretonhampstead on these days

Posted on: 27 February 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Grants available to establish new work hubs

Grants of up to £20,000 are available to businesses and entrepreneurs to help expand Devon County Council’s award-winning network of work hubs

Posted on: 27 February 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
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Risk of icy conditions

Devon County Council is urging people to take extra care tomorrow morning (Wednesday 26 February) due to a risk of icy conditions

Posted on: 25 February 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Work to resume on Moor Lane roundabout

Work to upgrade Moor Lane roundabout in Exeter will resume on Thursday (27 February) with a lane closure being re-introduced for safety reasons

Posted on: 25 February 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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