Councillor Andrea Davis

Road upgrade will boost South West economy by £40 billion

Devon County Council has delivered evidence at a public examination looking into the proposed upgrade of the A303, A30 and A358, stating it will boost the region’s economy by £40 billion and create 21,000 new jobs

Posted on: 14 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Students holding up their Malawi artwork

Exeter school forges closer links with students in Africa

An Exeter secondary school is taking part in a prestigious international project to forge closer ties with students and teachers in Malawi.

Posted on: 14 June 2019 | Posted in: Education
Photo of Dr Phil Norrey, Chief Executive of Devon County Council

Climate emergency is top of the agenda

“This is not about gestures, this is about action,” Chief Executive Phil Norrey told members of Devon County Council’s ruling Cabinet this morning.

Posted on: 12 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Jennie Stephens MBE

Jennie Stephens MBE, recognised for her services to social care

Jennie Stephens, our Chief Officer for Adult Social Care, has been recognised in this year’s HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Posted on: 12 June 2019

Devon residents recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Twenty one Devon residents have been honoured in HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours List this year.

Posted on: 12 June 2019 | Posted in: Community
Montage photo of adult social care

Funding awarded from Creative Innovation and Growth programme

Six projects supporting adult social care have received funding from Devon County Council’s Creative Innovation and Growth Programme, and the initiative has been extended

Posted on: 12 June 2019 | Posted in: Community
Photo of a roadwork sign

Resurfacing planned on A361 between South Molton and Barnstaple

Overnight closures will be needed on the A361 between South Molton and Barnstaple to carry out essential resurfacing, starting on the evening of Tuesday 18 June

Posted on: 11 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Roadworks

Resurfacing work on the A386 Tavistock Road

Work starts week after next to resurface a section of the A386 Tavistock Road between Roborough and Yelverton. From the 17 to 21 June, the resurfacing work will run from the Dartmoor Diner north for approximately 900 metres.

Posted on: 6 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Phil Randall, Headteacher at St Peter's

St Peter’s School rated excellent

St Peter’s Church of England secondary school in Exeter has been awarded the top grade of excellent following a two-day inspection.

Posted on: 5 June 2019 | Posted in: Education
picture of honesuckle with caption, 'Events include a trip for carers to RHS Rosemoor'

It’s Carers’ Week next week

It’s Carers’ Week next week, 10th to the 16th June, with events planned across the county.

Posted on: 4 June 2019 | Posted in: Community
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