Fly-tippers who dumped rubbish at recycling centre gates fined

The culprits, who had been queuing to use the recycling centre, decided they couldn’t wait and left their items on the verge.

Posted on: 14 March 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Start date confirmed for crossing repairs

Devon County Council has confirmed that an improvement scheme to repair raised pedestrian crossings in Tavistock town centre will start on Tuesday 18 April

Posted on: 14 March 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Inspirational Ursula to take reading exam aged 87

Her example has prompted the creation of a new weekly class run by Learn Devon for adults who want to learn to read and write.

Posted on: 10 March 2017 | Posted in: Education | 1 Comment
Devon Cycle Challenge

Discover the benefits of commuting by bike during Ride to Work Week

People across Devon are being encouraged to take part in Ride to Work Week from Monday 13 March to Sunday 19 March

Posted on: 9 March 2017 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments

Council welcomes extra funding for social care and schools

Devon County Council has welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget announcement today (Wednesday 8 March), promising extra funding for adult social care and schools

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Assurances sought regarding hospital bed closures

Devon County Council’s Health and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee has asked NEW Devon Clinical Commissioning Group to come back with assurances regarding community hospitals

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 2 Comments

Trading Standards merger approved by Cabinet

Extending Devon and Somerset’s shared service to include Torbay would give all three councils ‘greater clout’

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Community | 2 Comments

Devon’s budget set to be in the black

Devon County Council is set to record a balanced budget for the 26th year in succession. County Treasurer Mary Davis said the budget was projected to be in surplus when the financial year ended in four weeks time.

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Politics | 4 Comments
Tithebarn Link Road

Extra £4.6 million for transport improvements

The County Council’s Cabinet has agreed an extra £4.6 million of funding to add to a £24.5 million package of schemes to improve transport improvements

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 6 Comments

Flood risk management action plan approved

A £2.5 million action plan to provide greater flood protection to more than 300 homes in priority areas across Devon has been agreed by the County Council’s Cabinet

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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