Weekend closure of Bridge Road 27-30 January

Bridge Road in Exeter will be closed from 10pm on Friday 27 January until 5am on Monday 30 January for a pedestrian and cycling bridge to be lifted into place over the rail line as part of ongoing widening improvements

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Exeter Central Library

VideoSolar power set to save library £70,000 in energy costs

Devon County Council has helped a community group install a solar array that could slash Exeter Central Library’s energy bill in half over 20 years

Posted on: 19 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment
On-street parking

Changes to Teignmouth’s on-street parking roll out

A new Traffic Management Plan for the town was agreed last summer and now work is underway to implement the scheme, which includes changes to waiting restrictions, pay & display and the introduction of a one way road and new residents’ parking zone north of the railway line

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment
school children

A third of Devon schools lose out under new national funding

More than a third of Devon’s schools will lose out if new national funding figures aren’t revised, the county’s education chief has warned

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | Posted in: Education

Devon celebrates 50,000th Bikeability trainee

Bikeability cycle training in Devon has reached a major milestone, with 50,000 children in the county having taken part in the scheme

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment
Blundell's Road, Tiverton

Remedial work needed on Tiverton traffic calming

Traffic calming on Blundell’s Road in Tiverton has been found to be sub-standard and will have to be replaced. Essential remedial work will be carried out over the next three Saturdays, starting from Saturday 21 January

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Extensive repairs planned for pedestrian crossings in Tavistock

Plans are being finalised for an extensive scheme to improve Yorkstone setts at raised pedestrian crossings in Tavistock town centre

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment

New cashless on-street parking payment system saves drivers money

Drivers in Devon are benefitting from cheaper cashless parking thanks to a new system that has been rolled out across the county. Devon County Council has partnered with Bemrose Mobile to deliver the new cashless payment service, taking over from previous provider RingGo

Posted on: 17 January 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Warning of possible icy conditions overnight

Freezing conditions will continue overnight and into tomorrow morning and road users are being warned that widespread ice could affect the county’s roads

Posted on: 13 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment
Gritters on the road

Gritters working around the clock on Devon’s roads

Devon County Council’s precautionary salting network, covering more than 2,000 miles of the county’s roads will be treated by gritters multiple times over the next 24 hours in response to the forecast of potential snow and ice

Posted on: 12 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment
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