Works starts on reedbed system to filter water at a Devon beauty spot

Devon County Council, Stover Country Park and Highways England are working together to deliver a giant reedbed filter system, which will help improve water quality at Stover Lake and provide a valuable habitat for wildlife

Posted on: 8 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon Work Hubs win prestigious business award

Council’s network of business work spaces scoops FSB award for the best provision of small business offices for upscale and growing businesses

Posted on: 7 November 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

North Devon social worker scoops national Fostering Network award

A social worker from North Devon has won a national award for the work she does with foster carers and their families.

Posted on: 5 November 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Culvert replacement protects Bideford homes

Around 25 homes in the Moreton Park Road area of Bideford now have greater protection from flood risk following the replacement of a collapsed culvert

Posted on: 2 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Council takes action to increase the visibility of dangers of problem gambling

A Spotlight Review into the issue of problem gambling has been commended and endorsed by Devon County Council’s Cabinet this month, who will be incorporating recommendations from the report over the coming months, starting this week, to mark the national Responsible Gambling Week

Posted on: 1 November 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Temporary traffic lights introduced at Shaldon Bridge

Temporary traffic signals have been installed at Shaldon Bridge in order to reduce the traffic load on the bridge while investigations continue into the structure’s supports

Posted on: 1 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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Overnight closures planned for North Devon Link Road near Tiverton

A number of overnight closures are planned for the A361 North Devon Link road near Tiverton as part of the ongoing upgrade on a 6.5km stretch of the road

Posted on: 1 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment

“Be bright, be seen” during autumn and winter months

Devon County Council is reminding vulnerable road users to “be bright, be seen” on the county’s roads

Posted on: 31 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Teaching children about good food – Farmwise celebrates 25,000th pupil

Primary school children have flocked to Westpoint to discover the best of Devon farms’ produce.

Posted on: 31 October 2018 | Posted in: Education

Bridge Road night-time closures for installation of expansion joints

Bridge Road, Exeter, will close in both directions for up to seven nights for essential work to expansion joints on two of the bridges.

Posted on: 30 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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