Volunteers from Skanska and Devon County Council

Building a better society, step by step

This week, senior Managers from the Swedish-based Skanska and Devon County Council took time out of the office to build a path to provide access for people with disabilities to explore the gardens at Poltimore House, Exeter. Find out why.

Posted on: 10 July 2019 | Posted in: Community | 2 Comments
Photo of a roadwork sign

Overnight closures planned at Stoke Hill roundabout in Exeter

Overnight road closures will be needed for five nights from the evening of Monday 15 July, to enable resurfacing work at Old Tiverton Road and Stoke Hill roundabout in Exeter

Posted on: 9 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Photo of a road closed sign

Overnight resurfacing to resume on the A361

Overnight resurfacing work, which was postponed due to poor weather in June, will resume on the A361 between South Molton and Barnstaple from 6pm on Monday 15 July

Posted on: 9 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Ash dieback

Video“My tree, my responsibility” campaign launched to tackle Ash dieback

Devon County Council has launched its “My tree, my responsibility” campaign, supported by the Devon Ash Dieback Resilience Forum, to encourage landowners with ash trees to inspect them for Ash dieback

Posted on: 8 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments
school playground

Devon MPs urge the Chancellor to increase education funding and make it fairer

Devon MPs are joining a new national campaign for fairer funding for schools.

Posted on: 3 July 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
Co Bikes in Exeter

Two Devon train stations to get E-Bikes following successful South Western Railway Bid

Cranbrook and Honiton railway stations are to benefit from the installation of Co Bikes electric bikes

Posted on: 3 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
blue road sign with white arrow indicating roadworks

Overnight road closures start next week for essential resurfacing work on A382 Whiddon Down

Weather permitting, the work will take place on over 4 nights from Monday 8 July to Thursday 11 July 2019.

Posted on: 2 July 2019 | Posted in: | No Comments
Wind farm

Devon Carbon Plan to be developed

Proposals to establish a Devon Carbon Plan have been endorsed by the Devon Climate Emergency Response Group

Posted on: 27 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 25 Comments

Community events organised by Slapton Line Partnership

The Slapton Line Partnership has organised two community events on Wednesday 10 July and Tuesday 16 July to share future plans for the A379 between Strete and Torcross

Posted on: 25 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Kings Arms Swing Bridge

Temporary closure of Kings Arms Swing Bridge near Exeter Quay

The paths leading to Kings Arms Swing Bridge near Exeter Quay will be closed from 7:30am on Tuesday 25 June and will re-open by Saturday morning (29 June) to enable them to be reinstated

Posted on: 24 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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