Photo of a roadwork sign

Resurfacing and drainage work on the A373

Resurfacing and drainage improvements are due to be carried out on the A373 between Cullompton and Honiton in September

Posted on: 15 August 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Artist impression of proposed bridge

Work due to start on new footbridge in Sidmouth later this month

Construction of a new footbridge to replace Alma Bridge in Sidmouth is expected to get underway at the end of this month

Posted on: 12 August 2019 | Posted in: Environment
New sign at Grand Western Canal

New signage to improve safety at Grand Western Canal

Two pioneering new safety initiatives have been introduced at the Grand Western Canal Country Park to make the towpath safer for everyone

Posted on: 12 August 2019 | Posted in: Environment
People gathered for a photograph outside Age Concern's Barnstaple's offices.

Devon County Council gives its support to valued local charity

Devon County Council has given Age Concern Barnstaple and District £25,000 to help the charity stay afloat.

Posted on: 9 August 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
North Devon Link Road traffic

Road users asked to drive with care this weekend

evon County Council is asking road users to travel with care this weekend, as strong winds and heavy rain are forecast.

Posted on: 8 August 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of the proposed site for Marsh Barton railway station

Plans for new rail station back on track

Devon County Council is aiming to submit a new planning application for a railway station at Marsh Barton at the start of 2020

Posted on: 7 August 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Two children running with a kite

North Devon, Torridge and Torbay residents are asked to consider becoming adoptive parents

A shortage of potential adopters in North Devon, Torridge and Torbay is making it difficult to give children permanent homes, says the south west region’s adoption agency.

Posted on: 6 August 2019 | Posted in: Community
young children lying on grass

Fostering Devon recruits record number of foster carers

Following a massive recruitment drive a record number of families in Devon have signed up to provide safe, caring homes for the 700 plus children and young people in Devon who are not able to live with their birth families

Posted on: 6 August 2019
Picture of Tavistock Ring and Ride leaflet

New operators for Tavistock Ring and Ride

Tavistock’s Ring and Ride service will be run by Westlands Transport from Monday (5 August) after Tavistock and District Local Transport Partnership (TDLTP) decided to cease operating

Posted on: 2 August 2019 | Posted in: Community
Bishop's Tawton roundabout

Plans submitted for Bishop’s Tawton roundabout improvements

A planning application has been submitted for proposed improvements at Bishop’s Tawton roundabout – part of the multi-million scheme to upgrade the A361 North Devon Link Road between Bideford and South Molton

Posted on: 2 August 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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