CDS expands broadband network to thousands more homes and businesses

Nearly 300,000 homes and businesses in rural areas now have access to superfast broadband thanks to Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS)

Posted on: 27 March 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

People encouraged to report their suspicions

Nearly a third (31 per cent) of parents of under 16s, responding to a YouGov survey*, have worried about a child’s welfare, or about abuse or neglect of a child in their local area.

Posted on: 27 March 2018 | Posted in:
Pothole repair

Additional £4.4 million for road repairs in Devon

Devon County Council has welcomed the government’s announcement of an additional £4.4 million for winter damage repairs to the county’s roads

Posted on: 26 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Newton Abbot, test out designs to increase cycling and walking

New street designs were put to the test outside of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Newton Abbot at a recent event aimed at encouraging more families to walk and cycle to school

Posted on: 26 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Joint Committee puts productivity first

Representatives from 23 organisations across Devon and Somerset today agreed steps to drive up productivity at the first meeting of the Heart of the South West (HotSW) Joint Committee.

Posted on: 23 March 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Urgent need for new adopters in North Devon

Too few adopters in northern Devon is making it difficult to place children within the county, according to a leading adoption service.

Posted on: 23 March 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Work on new junction and resurfacing ahead of schedule

Construction of a new junction to the east of Tiverton and resurfacing work on the A361 remains on schedule, with the traffic contraflow due to be removed overnight on Thursday (22 March)

Posted on: 21 March 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Highways and social care teams thanked for their round-the-clock efforts

Devon’s highways and social care teams have been thanked for their round-the-clock efforts to keep Devon moving and ensure that the vulnerable received the support they needed.

Posted on: 21 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Road conditions improving – but another freeze expected tonight

It’s an improving situation on roads across Devon – St Marychurch Road also re-opened this morning.

Posted on: 20 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment

St Marychurch Road remains closed – drivers also urged to avoid National Parks

Highways teams worked round-the-clock to clear and treat roads across Devon as temperatures overnight dropped below freezing.

Posted on: 20 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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