Devon County Council today (16 February 2017) agreed a 4.99 per cent increase in council tax to help fund a big boost for under-pressure social care.
There needs to be an urgent national review of local government funding, according to Devon’s most senior councillors.
Shaldon Bridge will be closed to all vehicles and pedestrians on Friday (17 February) from 0830 until 2130 while Devon County Council undertake a trial opening following recent repairs, refurbishment and adjustments
Work will start on Thursday 23 February on the diversion of a number of utility service connections in Bovey Tracey to enable the replacement of a cantilever walkway in the town
Wellhayes Vineyard is among the latest small businesses in the Mid and East Devon area to benefit from LEADER REAL Devon funding
Devon’s road network is to benefit from extra funding, with the County Council’s Cabinet announcing an additional £2 million for rural roads, and an extra £500,000 for highway drainage
More towns and parishes in Devon sign up as Community Road Wardens, enabling them to carry out a range of duties including weed clearance, grass cutting, sign cleaning, small drainage work, and minor road repairs