Photo of a pay and display meter

Pay-by-phone on-street parking made more convenient

Devon County Council is making pay-by-phone on-street parking as convenient as possible to help shoppers and commuters stay safe. The Council’s on-street parking pay-by-phone service is switching to the RingGo system from August, with customers no longer having to pay convenience charges

Posted on: 22 July 2020 | Posted in: Environment

Latest bus timetables available online

Bus passengers are able to access the latest timetable information on “e-booklets” published on Devon County Council’s Travel Devon website

Posted on: 20 July 2020 | Posted in: Community
Graphic asking drivers to give cyclists space

VideoReminder to “share this space”

With roads and walking and cycling routes getting busier again as more people return to work and more visitors travel to Devon, the County Council is urging everyone to allow each other extra space and time and to take extra care

Posted on: 20 July 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Dartmouth waterfront

Residents and visitors asked to ‘stick with us – follow the rules and do the right thing’ as holiday peak hits the south west

As schools close for the summer and the holiday season gets fully underway, the South West is calling on residents and visitors alike to play their part in keeping the region COVID-safe this summer.

Posted on: 17 July 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
The entrance of the Brunel Road recycling centre

Newton Abbot recycling centre users asked to show proof of address

Users will be asked to present a driving licence, passport, council tax bill or utility bill to a member of the gate staff

Posted on: 15 July 2020 | Posted in: Environment
front page of the new newspaper, 'Devon Together'

New one-off newspaper, “Devon Together”, to be delivered to households across Devon this week

More than 300,000 households in Devon will receive a free newspaper delivered to their door this week, designed as guide to services and next steps in the continuing efforts against COVID-19.

Posted on: 14 July 2020 | Posted in: Community
Photo of Councillors with cycle commuter Abi Clark

VideoLatest section of E4 walking and cycling route opens in Exeter

The latest section of the E4 walking and cycling route from Pinhoe Road to Exhibition Way has opened, connecting it to the first phase of the route on Cumberland Way and onto Redhayes Bridge over the M5

Posted on: 13 July 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of the lake at Stover Country Park

Double celebration for Stover Country Park

Stover Country Park has been awarded a £341,000 grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for its “Restoring Stover Park” project. It’s also seen a marked increase in visitors in recent weeks.

Posted on: 13 July 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Thousands to benefit from new fibre broadband connections

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has launched its Fibre Extension Programme which will provide more than 8,000 homes and businesses with fibre broadband connections direct to the premises by the end of 2021

Posted on: 9 July 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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