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.
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
A feasibility study, commissioned by Devon County Council, is looking at a variety of platform layouts for a parkway station and required infrastructure improvements
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.
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
Ambitious plans to boost the economy of Devon and Somerset will be the subject of regular meetings between council leaders and senior Government officials.
Archaeological excavations taking place at Sherford have revealed that the landscape was once home to historic communities, dating back over 6000 years