Preparations begin ahead of Modbury flood improvement scheme

Preparatory work for a flood improvement scheme in Modbury started this week. The work is in advance of construction of the main element of the project, which is due to start in May.

Posted on: 21 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment

New headteacher for Pilton Community College

A new headteacher has been appointed for Pilton Community College.

Posted on: 20 February 2018 | Posted in: Education

Funding still available to improve a community’s flood resilience

Grants of up to £1,500 are available from The Devon Emergency Flood Resilience Fund

Posted on: 16 February 2018 | Posted in: Community
County Hall

Unfair rural funding condemned by Devon finance chief

The unfair funding of rural counties over urban areas has been condemned by the deputy leader of Devon County Council.

Posted on: 16 February 2018 | Posted in: Politics

Devon County Council approves council tax rise to fund higher spending on elderly, vulnerable and roads

The unfair funding of rural counties over urban areas has been condemned by the deputy leader of Devon County Council.

Posted on: 16 February 2018 | Posted in: Politics

South West leaders united in call for fair funding

The leaders of county and unitary councils across the South West have united to call for fair funding for hard-pressed rural authorities

Posted on: 13 February 2018 | Posted in: Politics
Photo of a road closed sign

Improvements planned on A39 near Bucks Cross

Essential drainage improvements and resurfacing will be carried out on part of the A39, from west of Bucks Cross to Downland Cross, starting on Monday 19 February

Posted on: 12 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment
Traffic signals

Traffic signals to be replaced at junction in Exeter

Preparatory work has got underway today (Monday 12 February) to upgrade traffic signals at the junction of Alphington Road/Grace Road/Cowick Lane and Alphington Road/Church Road in Exeter

Posted on: 12 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Extra repairs and inspections scheduled during Torridge Bridge refurbishment

While work continues to replace a damaged expansion joint on Torridge Bridge, the County Council will inspect tensioned steel cables in the concrete deck of the structure and cover plates need replacing

Posted on: 12 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment
Council Chamber

Devon considers council tax rise to fund higher spending on elderly, vulnerable and roads

Councillors in Devon are planning a council tax rise of 4.99% to fund a big boost in spending on the elderly, the vulnerable and the county’s roads

Posted on: 9 February 2018 | Posted in: Politics
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