Devon County Council Farms Estates starter couple appointed new tenants of Stantyway Farm

Devon County Council Farms Estate tenants, Sam and Nell Walker, have been successfully chosen to take on a farm more than twice the size, on the Clinton Devon Estate.

Posted on: 12 September 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Programme launched to help social enterprises

£1 million “Enhance Social Enterprise” project aims to increase the number of social enterprise start-ups and support the growth of existing ones

Posted on: 12 September 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

New bridge opens at Roundswell

A new £2.7 million pedestrian and cycle bridge near Roundswell in Barnstaple has opened, completing the second phase of infrastructure improvements in the area

Posted on: 11 September 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Alma Bridge

Revised plans for new footbridge in Sidmouth

Plans for a new footbridge over the River Sid in Sidmouth to replace Alma Bridge have been updated in order to avoid South West Water underground infrastructure

Posted on: 11 September 2017 | Posted in: Environment

More communities to be connected in latest broadband rollout

Full fibre broadband supplier Gigaclear is carrying out survey work to connect the first 21 communities in Devon and Somerset to a new ultrafast fibre broadband in the latest phase of the Connecting Devon and Somerset programme

Posted on: 8 September 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Jurassic Coast Trust becomes Guardian of the World Heritage Site

The Jurassic Coast Trust has taken on responsibility for looking after the World Heritage Site on the East Devon and Dorset coast

Posted on: 6 September 2017 | Posted in: Environment
County Hall

Devon to spend £9 million on extra school places

Nearly £9 million is being spent on three new school projects in Devon.

Posted on: 6 September 2017 | Posted in: Education

Pioneering project underway to support “healthy ageing”

The ‘Innovation in Healthy Ageing Project’ aims to help businesses and social enterprises to develop new products and services which could transform care for older people

Posted on: 5 September 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Minerals Plan

Mineral Safeguarding consultation gets underway

Devon County Council has launched a consultation, which continues until Monday 16 October, on guidance to protect mineral resources in the county

Posted on: 4 September 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Duchy Square Centre marks a year since re-opening

The Duchy Square Centre has marked a year since its re-opening and it has been almost at full occupancy ever since

Posted on: 4 September 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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