Devon’s highways teams working through the night

Highways teams continue to work through the night to treat Devon’s main roads as freezing temperatures could leave routes in a hazardous condition

Posted on: 2 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Care agencies are pulling out the stops to reach their clients at home

Care agencies are pulling out the stops to reach their clients at home.

Posted on: 2 March 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

‘Deceptive’ road conditions across Devon as A380 reopens

Road conditions across Devon today have been described as ‘deceptive’ by the County Council’s Highways Operations Manager, Chris Cranston. “Despite relatively little snow overnight, the freezing rain across the county has left many roads still impassable, and people are beingaaa

Posted on: 2 March 2018 | Posted in:

Council urges people not to use the roads on Friday morning

Devon County Council Highways is urging people not to use the roads tomorrow morning (Friday 2 March).

Posted on: 1 March 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Communities respond to support stranded drivers

Three community rest shelters have opened as emergency respite for drivers and passengers stuck in snow this evening, Thursday 1 March.

Posted on: 1 March 2018 | Posted in: Community

A380 Telegraph Hill to close from 3pm

With widespread snowfall across the county, Devon County Council has announced it will close the A380 Telegraph Hill from 3pm (between Splatford Split and Eagle Farm) as a precautionary measure

Posted on: 1 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

More families apply for Devon secondary school place

There’s been another increase in the number of children applying for a place at a secondary school in Devon this September. Devon County Council today announced it was offering more than 98 per cent of families one of their three preferences.

Posted on: 1 March 2018 | Posted in: Education

County Council working round the clock to keep Devon moving

Snow ploughs and snow blowers have been busy clearing snow in parts of North Devon this morning and more widespread snow is forecast across the county throughout Thursday (1 March)

Posted on: 28 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Work on a flood improvement scheme in Uplyme starts today

Work on a flood improvement scheme in Uplyme has started today (Wednesday 28 February). The £250,000 scheme involves the installation of a series of new culverts to carry flood water away from the village centre which faces the greatest risk of flooding.

Posted on: 28 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Devon prepared for possible snow showers

Devon County Council, Highways England and Devon and Cornwall Police will be activating the Haldon/Telegraph Hill Plan overnight – deploying extra resources to the site in response to forecasts of snow

Posted on: 27 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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