Severe weather expected overnight (17 March) and throughout tomorrow (18 March)

There is an amber weather warning for snow for Sunday and falling temperatures across Devon overnight and into the morning.

Posted on: 17 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

County on alert for snow and icy roads

With a forecast of snow and ice this weekend, Devon County Council’s fleet of gritters are working to treat main routes and road users are being advised to take extra care and keep an eye on conditions

Posted on: 16 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

VideoTechnology helping people to live independently

More and more people, regardless of their ability, are living as independently as they can. And they are doing so with the assistance of technology, within the home and when they’re out and about.

Posted on: 14 March 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

£3 million flood risk action plan to help more than 300 properties

More than 300 homes and businesses will benefit from greater flood protection in the next year as part of Devon County Council’s £3 million Flood Risk Management Action Plan agreed by the Council’s Cabinet

Posted on: 14 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

‘Beast from the East’ delays A379 road schemes

The completion of a road resurfacing scheme has been delayed and caused the cancellation of several others, all on the A379.

Posted on: 13 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Shingle cleared from A379 between Slapton junction and Torcross

The A379 has re-opened between Slapton junction and Torcross after the County Council cleared shingle which had blocked this section of the road

Posted on: 12 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Council leader welcomes Government cash for Slapton

Devon County Council leader John Hart has welcomed a Government pledge of £2.5 million to help repair the storm-damaged A379 at Slapton

Posted on: 7 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

County Council pledges to reconnect the A379

Devon County Council Leader John Hart has pledged that the A379 at Slapton “has to re-open” after visiting the site to assess the extent of the storm damage to the road

Posted on: 7 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

New technology helping people live independently

Devon County Council has teamed up with Hft, a national charity supporting adults with learning disabilities, to showcase some of the latest personalised technology that is helping people to live in their own homes.

Posted on: 6 March 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Torridge Bridge to be closed overnight on Wednesday (7 March)

Torridge Bridge will be closed overnight as planned from 7pm on Wednesday (7 March) as refurbishment work continues. It will re-open by 7am the following morning

Posted on: 6 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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