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Don’t ignore us says Devon council chief

The Chancellor must not ignore the South West in this week’s budget when he tries to ‘level up’ parts of the North and the Midlands, Devon County Council leader John Hart warned today.

Posted on: 10 March 2020 | Posted in: Politics
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Devon County Council to continue funding local community projects

Devon County Council has contributed over £274,707 to local community projects across the county so far this financial year, and will continue to support local projects in 2020-21.

Posted on: 9 March 2020 | Posted in: Community| 2 Comments
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Local partners join forces to support former Flybe staff

Local authorities, the Heart of the South West LEP, Exeter College and Exeter Airport have joined forces to support former Flybe staff affected by the airline going into administration

Posted on: 6 March 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
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Overnight resurfacing planned on major Exeter route

Overnight closures will be in place on the A3015 Honiton Road/Moor Lane roundabout on weekday evenings from Monday 16 March until Friday 17 April

Posted on: 4 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment| 2 Comments
Devon County Councillor James McInnes and colleague on the roof of the new extra care housing scheme

Landmark in construction of Exeter’s pioneering Extra Care scheme

Councillors have celebrated the progress in constructing the UK’s first super energy efficient Extra Care scheme, which is on schedule to open in Exeter later this year. The main structure is now complete for the development off Topsham Road, whichaaa

Posted on: 4 March 2020| 2 Comments
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Cranbrook Education Campus students act against anti-social parking

Primary pupils from Cranbrook Education Campus (CEC) have staged a silent protest against anti-social parking outside their school gates

Posted on: 3 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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New partnership will clamp down on fly tipping and litter

Devon has launched a new multi-agency task force to combat fly tipping. Many of the county’s leading agencies will be working together in a crime-busting partnership known as the Clean Devon task force.

Posted on: 3 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment| 2 Comments
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Improvements on A3123 Berry Down Cross

The road at Berry Down Cross on the A3123 will be closed for five days from Monday 16 March while measures are installed to reduce vehicle speeds

Posted on: 2 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Big rise in applications for secondary school places in Devon

There’s been a big increase in the number of children applying for a place at a secondary school in Devon this year.

Posted on: 2 March 2020 | Posted in: Education| No Comments
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Council Scrutiny Committee calls on Government to do more to tackle problem gambling

The Chairman of a Devon County Council Scrutiny Committee is calling on the Government to ban online gambling, phase out use of fixed-odd betting terminals, and prevent gambling adverts that target vulnerable groups

Posted on: 28 February 2020| No Comments
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