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Council Leader sets out Devon’s stall to new PM

The Leader of Devon County Council, Cllr John Hart, has written to new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, setting out some of the county’s biggest challenges facing Devon residents.

Posted on: 24 July 2019 | Posted in: Politics
Photo of Rob Ballard, Stover Country Park Ranger

Ranger Rob shortlisted for environmental award

Stover Country Park Ranger Rob Ballard is one of seven finalists shortlisted for the BIG Biodiversity Champion Award 2019

Posted on: 24 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Sherford Vale Year 6 leavers

Sherford’s new school bids fond farewell to its first leavers

Sherford’s first primary school – Sherford Vale – has completed its first academic year and said goodbye to its first Year Six leavers

Posted on: 24 July 2019 | Posted in: Education
Photo of the Teign Estuary Trail

Councils united in support for Teign Estuary Trail

A joint letter has been sent to Sustrans expressing support from a number of local councils for the delivery of the Teign Estuary Trail

Posted on: 22 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Community Transport Awards Winners 2019

VideoDevon’s Community Transport Awards celebrate 20 years

The 20th anniversary of Devon County Council’s Community Transport Awards has been celebrated with 12 awards being presented in recognition of outstanding contributions in local communities

Posted on: 19 July 2019 | Posted in: Community
PATROL PARC Awards 2019

Parking award for Devon County Council

Devon County Council picked up the “best practice reporting: Customer Service award” at the annual PATROL PARC (Parking Annual Report Awards by Councils) Awards

Posted on: 19 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Councillor James McInnes

Senior Devon councillor leads coalition on fair funding for schools

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, is national chairman of the fair funding group f40, which has set out a long term plan for improved funding for education

Posted on: 17 July 2019 | Posted in: Education
Stover 40th Anniversary BBQ

Green Flag Awards for Stover Country Park and Grand Western Canal Country Park

As part of Love Parks Week, Stover Country Park and the Grand Western Canal Country Park have both maintained their Green Flag Award status

Posted on: 16 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Business Promotion Grant recipients 2019

VideoBusiness Promotion Grant awarded to a record number of companies

Devon County Council has awarded its fifth round of the Business Promotion Grant, handing out funding to 16 Devon companies to help them gain valuable exposure at trade shows and exhibitions

Posted on: 12 July 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
The Bishop of Exeter and the Chair of Devon County Council unveil a plaque.

Community Celebrates New School

Okehampton’s new primary school has been officially opened by the Chair of Devon County Council and the Bishop of Exeter.

Posted on: 11 July 2019 | Posted in: Education
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