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Drainage repairs and resurfacing on A3124

The first of a series of closures is underway on the A3124 in and around Beaford to enable drainage repairs and resurfacing work to be carried out in the coming weeks

Posted on: 23 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon County Council supports ‘The Art of Rapid Transition’ talks in Totnes

A new series of talks called ‘The Art of Rapid Transition’, which will address a range of environmental and social topics that affect both local and global communities, have benefited from support by Devon County Council.

Posted on: 22 October 2019
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Bikeability cycle training for 7,000 children in Devon

A £280,000 grant will enable more than 7,000 children in Devon to take part in Bikeability cycle training next year

Posted on: 22 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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Going Local 2019 will match local suppliers with public sector buyers

A major event aimed at local suppliers who want to find out how to work with the public services is taking place in Exeter later this month.

Posted on: 18 October 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Overnight drainage repairs due to start

Essential drainage repairs will be undertaken on Honiton Road in Exeter from Monday 21 October until Friday 29 November with temporary lights in place overnight from 7pm-7am each evening

Posted on: 17 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon County Council shortlisted for national ‘Local Energy Leadership’ award

Devon County Council has been shortlisted for the Green Energy Award for Local Energy Leadership. The Council has been shortlisted for its carbon-reduction action, overarching Strategic Plan and Environmental Policy.

Posted on: 17 October 2019
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Views on roadworks permit scheme invited from Monday

The new Permit Scheme will give DCC enhanced powers to place conditions over work carried out by private firms, utility companies and its own contractors.

Posted on: 17 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon County Council supports Ordinary Extraordinary Arts Festival through Crowdfund Devon

Devon County Council is supporting young people with learning disabilities to create an arts festival tackling loneliness and mental wellbeing with Crowdfund Devon extra funding.

Posted on: 16 October 2019

Devon teams shortlisted for Social Worker of the Year awards 2019

Devon will be well represented at prestigious national awards that recognise pioneering work in social care.

Posted on: 16 October 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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‘Be bright, be seen’ as the clocks go back

The clocks go back on 27 October 2019 and Devon County Council is reminding all road users to ‘be bright, be seen’ as it gets darker and weather conditions get worse.

Posted on: 15 October 2019
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