A digger at a recycling centre

Okehampton recycling centre to temporarily close for works

The Okehampton Household Waste Recycling Centre will be closed for a week in February and again for a week in March for maintenance works.

Posted on: 10 February 2020| No Comments
Photo of a tree down caused by Storm Ciara

Highways teams dealing with Storm Ciara aftermath

Devon County Council’s highways teams are continuing to work around the clock to deal with the clean-up following the damage caused by Storm Ciara

Posted on: 10 February 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
Photo of car in floodwater

Advice to take extra care when travelling this weekend

Road users are being urged to take extra care when travelling on Devon’s roads this weekend as The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning of strong winds for this Sunday (9 February) with Storm Ciara set to hit the UK

Posted on: 7 February 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Walking and cycling programme in Devon awarded Government grant

A £500,000 grant from the Department for Transport will extend Devon County Council’s Access Fund Programme to promote walking and cycling initiatives in Exeter, Barnstaple and Newton Abbot

Posted on: 7 February 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
Photo of the A382

Work to start on A382 upgrade

Work is getting underway on the first phase of the £13 million Devon County Council scheme to upgrade the A382 link from Newton Abbot to the A38 at Drumbridges roundabout

Posted on: 6 February 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
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Big Fix goes nationwide!

The Big Fix 2020 will see 75 repair cafes from around the UK join forces and run simultaneous events on Saturday February 15.

Posted on: 3 February 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
Map of Exe Estuary Trail diversion route

Resurfacing work on the Exe Estuary Trail

The stretch of the Trail between Bridge Road and Station Road car park, near the Turf Hotel, will be closed for approximately five days from Monday 10 February for resurfacing work

Posted on: 3 February 2020 | Posted in: Environment| 5 Comments
Kingsteignton Library

Kingsteignton Library to undergo exciting refurbishment

Kingsteignton Library will undergo an exciting renovation starting on 26 February 2020, thanks to funding from Devon County Council.

Posted on: 30 January 2020 | Posted in: Community| No Comments
Young carers, sister and younger brother

Devon celebrates Young Carers Awareness Day

Last year Devon Young Carers actively supported over 1,100 young carers in Devon. We want to support more. Today, national Young Carers Awareness Day, we’re visiting schools across Devon to talk about support for young carers

Posted on: 30 January 2020| No Comments
Photo of a gritting lorry

Warning to beware of possible icy conditions

Icy conditions could be a problem on Devon’s roads again tomorrow (Wednesday 29 January) as another cold night is in store this evening

Posted on: 28 January 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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