Devon’s budget set to be in the black

Devon County Council is set to record a balanced budget for the 26th year in succession. County Treasurer Mary Davis said the budget was projected to be in surplus when the financial year ended in four weeks time.

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Politics | 2 Comments
Tithebarn Link Road

Extra £4.6 million for transport improvements

The County Council’s Cabinet has agreed an extra £4.6 million of funding to add to a £24.5 million package of schemes to improve transport improvements

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 6 Comments

Flood risk management action plan approved

A £2.5 million action plan to provide greater flood protection to more than 300 homes in priority areas across Devon has been agreed by the County Council’s Cabinet

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Abbey Rise Day Centre is officially opened by Council Chairman

The Abbey Rise day centre in Tavistock has celebrated its official opening this week by the Chairman of Devon County Council, Cllr Andrew Moulding

Posted on: 2 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Community fun day planned for Cranbrook

A community fun day will be held in Cranbrook on Saturday 11 March to inspire as many people as possible to walk, cycle or travel sustainably

Posted on: 28 February 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Children achieve well at ‘good’ Tiverton primary

Every aspect of school life at Two Moors Primary has been rated good or better by Ofsted and inspectors say it is well placed to get even better

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Devon’s community composting groups set for reprieve

Recommendations could mean that reduction of compost credits will be phased in over three years

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Minerals Plan

Devon Minerals Plan adopted

The Devon Minerals Plan has been adopted after being approved by Devon County Council and now forms part of the development plan for the county over the next 16 years

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Councils in South West have serious concerns about the future of services

“We are seriously concerned that the final local government settlement announced yesterday provides no new funding for councils in 2017/18 and has totally failed to address the crisis in social care,” says Chairman of South West Councils

Posted on: 21 February 2017 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments

Reconstruction work planned during next Bridge Road weekend closure

Bridge Road in Exeter will be closed from 10pm on Friday 3 March until 5am on Monday 6 March to enable the road south of the canal bridges to be reconstructed

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 2 Comments
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