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Photo of the Grand Western Canal Ranger Service team with their Green Flag Award

Green Flag Awards for Stover and Grand Western Canal Country Parks

Stover Country Park and the Grand Western Canal Country Park have been honoured with Green Flag Awards

Posted on: 14 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of Moor Lane roundabout

Moor Lane roundabout improvements complete

The £2.2 million scheme to improve Moor Lane roundabout in Exeter, near junction 29 of the M5, has been completed – adding an extra lane from the direction of Sowton Industrial Estate

Posted on: 13 October 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
man wearing a face covering

Devon is at ‘medium’ alert level. What does that mean?

So what does the Government’s three-tiered system of local COVID Alert Levels in England mean for Devon? Dr Virginia Pearson, Director of Public Health Devon, explains.

Posted on: 13 October 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces the three new risk levels to the House of Commons

“We expect that the county will be assigned the ‘medium’ risk level,” says Director of Public Health Devon

In response to the Prime Minister’s statement this afternoon about risk levels, the Director of Public Health Devon made the following statement.

Posted on: 12 October 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of improvements to the A382

A382 improvements progressing well

Improvements on the A382 between Drumbridges and Newton Abbot are progressing well, with resurfacing due to take place next month

Posted on: 12 October 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of the new bridge at Summer Lane

Bridge lifted into place at Summer Lane in Exeter

A new pedestrian and cycle bridge has been lifted into place at Summer Lane in Exeter to complete the first two kilometres of Devon County Council’s E4 cycle route

Posted on: 12 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
cartoom construction worker stood in front of property

Consumers warned to be aware of Green Homes Grant Scams

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards are warning people to be wary of fraudsters attempting to exploit the new Government Green Homes Grant.

Posted on: 9 October 2020
washing machine

Bridgwater businessman sentenced for fraud

Martin Fisher, 46 of Bristol Road, Bridgwater was investigated by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards after complaints that he repeatedly failed to carry out repairs or fulfil orders for household electrical appliances such as dishwashers, washing machines, tumble dryers, fridges and fridge-freezers.

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Overnight closures planned for Rydon Lane and Countess Wear roundabout

Overnight closures are due to get underway at Rydon Lane on weeknights from 8pm until 6am, starting on Monday (12 October) followed by overnight closures at Countess Wear roundabout from Tuesday 27 October until Tuesday 17 November

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of children playing in a school playground

More children in school in Devon

Latest figures show that number of children currently attending schools across Devon has gone up to 93 per cent – that compares to 90 per cent nationally

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Posted in: Education
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