Devon’s Special Species unveiled

Devon is renowned for having beautiful wildlife-rich landscapes and habitats, but less well known is the huge number of rare species which Devon supports, including some such as the horrid ground-weaver spider which are found nowhere else on the planet.

Posted on: 30 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 8 Comments
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Overnight closures planned on Ashburton Road, Newton Abbot

There will be overnight closures on the A383 Ashburton Road in Newton Abbot, between its junctions with Elmwood Avenue and Barton Drive, from 6:30pm to midnight between Monday 5 February and Friday 16 February

Posted on: 29 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

County Council consults on Okehampton rail options

A feasibility study, commissioned by Devon County Council, is looking at a variety of platform layouts for a parkway station and required infrastructure improvements

Posted on: 26 January 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 5 Comments

Wolborough Street in Newton Abbot closed during half term

The road will be closed 24 hours a day from Monday 12 February to Saturday 17 February with a diversion route advised for through traffic.

Posted on: 26 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Next phase of A380 improvements due to start

Repair work at Ware Barton on the A380 is due to start on Monday 29 January and is expected to take around two months to complete

Posted on: 22 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Week long closure of Iron Bridge in Exeter

Iron Bridge in Exeter will be closed between Paul Street and Dinham Road from Monday 29 January until Friday 2 February to enable new width restriction bollards and signs to be installed

Posted on: 22 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Ash dieback infected trees near Bickleigh to be felled

Around 60 trees with Ash dieback will be felled near Bickleigh in Mid Devon from Sunday 4 February to Tuesday 6 February. They are close to the A396 and A3072 and need to be removed for safety reasons

Posted on: 22 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Flood clean-up underway in North Devon

Major clean-up operation underway in North Devon following localised flooding but A399, near Combe Martin, remains closed after a landslip

Posted on: 22 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment

Partners buoyed by constructive devolution meeting

Ambitious plans to boost the economy of Devon and Somerset will be the subject of regular meetings between council leaders and senior Government officials.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments

Archaeological findings reveal Sherford’s ancient 6000 year history

Archaeological excavations taking place at Sherford have revealed that the landscape was once home to historic communities, dating back over 6000 years

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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