Pilton students at an international school in Austria

Devon secondary school wins prestigious award

A North Devon secondary school has received a prestigious award for the quality of its international education.

Posted on: 6 September 2019 | Posted in: Education
Children, who are unidentifiable, playing in the school play ground

New special school opens in Devon

A new Devon special school will welcome its first students on Monday.

Posted on: 6 September 2019 | Posted in: Education
Phot of Tree planting at North Devon Link Road

VideoTree planting starts in preparation for North Devon Link Road improvements

Planting of around 20,000 trees and shrubs is underway, ahead of the start of the main improvements to the A361 North Devon Link Road

Posted on: 6 September 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Trading Standards

South Hams farmer banned from keeping animals

These offences relate to the neglect of cattle and sheep under his care and for failing to protect lame cattle from pain and suffering.

Posted on: 6 September 2019 | Posted in: Community
schoolchild hands on computer

Cash boost for education in Devon

Devon could see an extra £20 million for education over the next two years following the Government’s spending review

Posted on: 5 September 2019 | Posted in: Education

Saddle-up for Cycle September

Devon residents and businesses are gearing up for the fourth Cycle September and workplaces and individuals are invited to take part in the annual cycle challenge. So far more than 900 new riders have been encouraged to take up cyclingaaa

Posted on: 30 August 2019
Young person holding up sign saying 'there is no Planet B'

Climate taskforce to deliver carbon plan appointed

The Net-Zero Task Force will be chaired by Professor Patrick Devine-Wright of the University of Exeter, a Lead Author for the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Posted on: 28 August 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Assorted knives on a table

Warning after retailers sell knives to teens without asking for ID

Eleven of the 16 retailers sold a knife to the 18 year old without first asking for proof of age.

Posted on: 27 August 2019 | Posted in: Community
Recycling

Devon maintains status as one of the top recycling counties

Devon’s recycling rate has increased 2% sinc last year

Posted on: 27 August 2019

Overnight closures required for safety barrier replacement on Bridge Road Exeter

A series of overnight closures will start on the A379 Bridge Road, Exeter next week to allow essential safety barrier replacement work to take place.

Posted on: 22 August 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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