Pupils mark National Tree Week and ‘Big Climate Fightback’ with tree planting

Pupils from St Leonard’s Primary School and representatives from the Devon Youth Parliament will be helping to plant ten trees on Friday 29 November at County Hall

Posted on: 27 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Event showcases tech to help people live independently at home

Technology that’s helping people to live safely at home will be showcased at the “Smarthouse” event in Exeter on Tuesday 26 November, Wednesday 27 November and Thursday 28 November

Posted on: 25 November 2019 | Posted in: Community| No Comments
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UPDATED: Overnight closure planned for Shaldon Bridge

Shaldon Bridge is due to be closed from 7pm on Thursday 5 December to enable repairs to be carried out to two piers of the structure, before re-opening at 6am the following day

Posted on: 25 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Planned closure of Old Rydon Lane in Exeter

A section of Old Rydon Lane in Exeter will be closed from Monday 9 December to Friday 13 December while work is carried out to introduce a new cycle lane

Posted on: 25 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 5 Comments
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Conference explores impact of climate change on our coast

The inaugural South West Coastal Change Conference on Tuesday 26 November will look at managing coastlines in a changing climate

Posted on: 21 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Record number of schools legging it to Lapland to reduce carbon and congestion

More than 5,000 Devon schoolchildren will be taking part in this year’s Leg it to Lapland challenge to encourage pupils to walk, cycle and scoot to school

Posted on: 21 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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Communities reminded to be prepared over winter months

Communities are being reminded of the importance of being as prepared as possible for any severe weather-related emergencies over the winter

Posted on: 20 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 1 Comment
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B3212 near Longdown closed first week of December for essential drainage repairs

The B3212 between Farrants Hill and Perridge Cross, near Longdown, will be closed for around five days from 2 December 2019 in order to carry out drainage repairs.

Posted on: 20 November 2019| 2 Comments
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County Council seeking views on 5G as part of spotlight review

People across Devon are being asked for their views on 5G, as Devon County Council launches a “call for evidence” on the technology

Posted on: 18 November 2019 | Posted in: Community| 65 Comments

Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards shortlisted for ‘best’ service

The service has been nominated in the LGC Awards in the ‘Best Service Delivery Model’ category.

Posted on: 18 November 2019 | Posted in: Community| No Comments
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