New opportunity for rural micro businesses to voice their opinions and help design future support programmes

Devon County Council is launching a research project aiming to find out more about the needs of rural businesses and sole traders and how to make it easier for them to access and engage with business support programmes

Posted on: 16 January 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy

A375 resurfacing in Sidbury begins

The work will be carried out between 7pm and 5am and during this time vehicle owners are asked not to park on the street.

Posted on: 15 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Western Road, Ivybridge

Consultation on air quality and traffic flow in Ivybridge

A public consultation has been launched by Devon County Council to seek people’s views on improving air quality and traffic flow on Western Road, Ivybridge

Posted on: 14 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Grant will fund energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable transport projects

Projects will improve the energy efficiency of commercial and domestic properties, as well as increase the electric vehicle infrastructure.

Posted on: 14 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Community transport passengers support local High Streets

It’s estimated that more than £3.46 million was spent in local High Streets across Devon by community transport users last year, according to new figures

Posted on: 14 January 2019 | Posted in: Community

New volumes reveal the diaries of Devon’s 4th Earl Fortescue

A new volume of historic documents has been published by the Devon & Cornwall Record Society (DCRS), containing the diary entries of Hugh Fortescue, the 4th Earl Fortescue, English politician and sportsman.

Posted on: 11 January 2019 | Posted in: Community

Devon schools travel to Lapland and back 16 times as part of the ‘Leg it to Lapland’ winter challenge

Pupils and teachers in Devon clocked up a staggering 66,853 virtual miles of active travel during December’s “Leg it to Lapland” winter challenge

Posted on: 11 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Multi-million pound boost for Devon’s children’s services

Devon’s children’s services are set for a financial boost of more than £11.5 million.

Posted on: 9 January 2019 | Posted in: Politics
Streetlighting

County Council updates streetlighting policy

Devon County Council’s Cabinet has agreed an updated streetlighting policy to continue to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions

Posted on: 9 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Support for £1.3 million bridge proposals

Proposals for a £1.3 million pedestrian and cycle bridge over Summer Lane, which will form a key part of a major cycle route in Exeter, have received the support of Devon County Council’s Cabinet

Posted on: 9 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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