County Council consults on Okehampton rail options

A feasibility study, commissioned by Devon County Council, is looking at a variety of platform layouts for a parkway station and required infrastructure improvements

Posted on: 26 January 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Wolborough Street in Newton Abbot closed during half term

The road will be closed 24 hours a day from Monday 12 February to Saturday 17 February with a diversion route advised for through traffic.

Posted on: 26 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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Next phase of A380 improvements due to start

Repair work at Ware Barton on the A380 is due to start on Monday 29 January and is expected to take around two months to complete

Posted on: 22 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Week long closure of Iron Bridge in Exeter

Iron Bridge in Exeter will be closed between Paul Street and Dinham Road from Monday 29 January until Friday 2 February to enable new width restriction bollards and signs to be installed

Posted on: 22 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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Ash dieback infected trees near Bickleigh to be felled

Around 60 trees with Ash dieback will be felled near Bickleigh in Mid Devon from Sunday 4 February to Tuesday 6 February. They are close to the A396 and A3072 and need to be removed for safety reasons

Posted on: 22 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Flood clean-up underway in North Devon

Major clean-up operation underway in North Devon following localised flooding but A399, near Combe Martin, remains closed after a landslip

Posted on: 22 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Partners buoyed by constructive devolution meeting

Ambitious plans to boost the economy of Devon and Somerset will be the subject of regular meetings between council leaders and senior Government officials.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | Posted in: Politics

Archaeological findings reveal Sherford’s ancient 6000 year history

Archaeological excavations taking place at Sherford have revealed that the landscape was once home to historic communities, dating back over 6000 years

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment
Waste recycling

Major waste contract in North Devon and Torridge awarded to Suez

The ten-year contract  will run from February 2019 to February 2029 and is worth approximately £60million with an option to extend for a further five years.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Funding helps lone asylum seeking children make new lives in Devon

Devon County Council has successfully applied for funding to support unaccompanied children, often fleeing conflict in their native country, who arrive seeking asylum in the UK.

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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