New facilities at Atkinson

A therapeutic secure children’s home for young people has had major improvements, thanks to funding from the Department for Education.

Posted on: 8 January 2018 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Emergency overnight closure of Rumsam Bridge

Rumsam Bridge in Barnstaple will be closed overnight tonight (Thursday 4 January) for emergency repairs to be carried out to a damaged expansion joint

Posted on: 4 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Grant scheme expanded to support more farming applications

The LEADER REAL Devon funding programme which aims to boost the rural economy and generate new jobs has been expanded to support more applications from the farming community

Posted on: 4 January 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

New hard-hitting campaign targets Devon smokers

Last year 3,711 people in Devon died due to a smoking-related illness, with a further 8,122 smokers admitted to hospital with a smoking related illness, equating to one every 10 minutes,

Posted on: 4 January 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments
Gritters on the road

Devon County Council warns drivers to take care as temperatures fall

Devon County Council is warning of the possibility of icy roads and is urging people to take extra care when travelling

Posted on: 27 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Okehampton Station

South West MPs back campaign to reinstate regular Exeter to Okehampton rail services

Devon County Council’s campaign to re-establish regular rail services on the Exeter to Okehampton line has won the support of the South West Rail All Party Parliamentary Group

Posted on: 22 December 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 1 Comment
Cycling in Exeter

Project explores travel habits in Exeter

The Exeter Mobility Plan has been examining the main findings from its initial work over the last six months

Posted on: 21 December 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

CDS to deliver superfast broadband to thousands more in Devon

A major expansion of broadband rollout across Devon and Somerset has received Government approval to provide thousands more homes and businesses in Devon with access to a superfast connection

Posted on: 20 December 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 1 Comment

Reminder of upcoming Torridge Bridge refurbishment

Essential work to replace an expansion joint will start in the new year, with temporary traffic lights in place overnight from Monday 8 January

Posted on: 20 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Road closed sign

Stabilisation work planned on A39 at Shirwell

The A39 will need to be closed at Shirwell in North Devon for 13 weeks when essential stabilisation work gets underway on Tuesday 2 January for the construction of a 60 metre retaining wall

Posted on: 20 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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