Road closed sign

Sinkhole in Bideford to be repaired next week

The sinkhole in Grenville Street in Bideford will be backfilled and reinstated by Wednesday 17 January after no damage was found to any storm drains beneath the road

Posted on: 12 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Council call to carers – let us know who you are

While today’s news stories often focus around the financial and demand pressures on the NHS and social services, there’s a silent workforce out there that is more than pulling its weight, and that is also feeling the strain.

Posted on: 12 January 2018 | Posted in:

Change4Life hits the road to help Devon families take control of their children’s snacking

Families in Devon will get tips for healthier snacking when the Change4Life roadshow comes to Newton Abbot Tesco on Thursday 18 January

Posted on: 11 January 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Flood improvement schemes approved for Ivybridge and Uplyme

Devon County Council’s Cabinet has approved flood improvement schemes in Ivybridge and Uplyme to provide greater protection to homes in the two communities

Posted on: 10 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

New facilities at Atkinson

A therapeutic secure children’s home for young people has had major improvements, thanks to funding from the Department for Education.

Posted on: 8 January 2018 | Posted in: Education

Emergency overnight closure of Rumsam Bridge

Rumsam Bridge in Barnstaple will be closed overnight tonight (Thursday 4 January) for emergency repairs to be carried out to a damaged expansion joint

Posted on: 4 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Grant scheme expanded to support more farming applications

The LEADER REAL Devon funding programme which aims to boost the rural economy and generate new jobs has been expanded to support more applications from the farming community

Posted on: 4 January 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

New hard-hitting campaign targets Devon smokers

Last year 3,711 people in Devon died due to a smoking-related illness, with a further 8,122 smokers admitted to hospital with a smoking related illness, equating to one every 10 minutes,

Posted on: 4 January 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Gritters on the road

Devon County Council warns drivers to take care as temperatures fall

Devon County Council is warning of the possibility of icy roads and is urging people to take extra care when travelling

Posted on: 27 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment
Okehampton Station

South West MPs back campaign to reinstate regular Exeter to Okehampton rail services

Devon County Council’s campaign to re-establish regular rail services on the Exeter to Okehampton line has won the support of the South West Rail All Party Parliamentary Group

Posted on: 22 December 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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