Chagford Library Mural

Chagford Library unveils locally inspired mural by nationally renowned artist

Chagford Library has officially unveiled its unique new mural, thanks to support from its local Friends Group and the talents of a local artist.

Posted on: 24 June 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
A361

Resurfacing work on A361 postponed

Resurfacing work on the A361 between South Molton and Barnstaple has been postponed due to poor weather conditions

Posted on: 20 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
River Exe Viaduct

Urgent repairs needed on River Exe Viaduct near Tiverton

The A361 will be closed overnight between Bolham and Ashmill on the evenings of Wednesday 26 June and Thursday 27 June to replace an expansion joint at the eastern end of the River Exe Viaduct

Posted on: 20 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Pilton Community College Headteacher Graham Hill

New head’s improvements win backing from inspectors

The new headteacher at Pilton Community College headteacher has won the strong support of independent inspectors for the improvements he is making to students’ education

Posted on: 20 June 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments
Photo of a road closed sign

Daytime road closures on A3072 Holsworthy delayed

The road will now be closed between Anvil Corner and Waterloo Road for resurfacing on Friday 21 June, Monday 24 June and Tuesday 25 June then between Waterloo Road and Coles Mill Bridge on Wednesday 26 June and Thursday 27 June.

Posted on: 19 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 5 Comments

Streetlight energy plan to slash council emissions by 36%

Emissions will be reduced by 15,000 tonnes each year, the equivalent of taking 8,000 cars off the road.

Posted on: 19 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 7 Comments
Big Pedal award winners at Pinhoe Primary

Devon schools reduce carbon dioxide on journey to school

Pupils from 29 Devon schools who took part in this year’s Big Pedal challenge organised by cycling and walking charity Sustrans, travelled a total of 227,325 miles, saving 53 tonnes of carbon dioxide

Posted on: 17 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment
Broadband

Take up of broadband in Devon and Somerset increases

There has been a big rise in the number of homes and businesses taking up superfast broadband services thanks to the Connecting Devon and Somerset programme

Posted on: 14 June 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments
Councillor Andrea Davis

Road upgrade will boost South West economy by £40 billion

Devon County Council has delivered evidence at a public examination looking into the proposed upgrade of the A303, A30 and A358, stating it will boost the region’s economy by £40 billion and create 21,000 new jobs

Posted on: 14 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment
Students holding up their Malawi artwork

Exeter school forges closer links with students in Africa

An Exeter secondary school is taking part in a prestigious international project to forge closer ties with students and teachers in Malawi.

Posted on: 14 June 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
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