Sign up for free school closure information

Parents and guardians across Devon can find out if their child’s school is open by signing up to free email alerts.

Posted on: 30 January 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Want to help break a World Record? Bring your broken gadgets to the Big Fix!

It’s all part of Devon County Council’s 3rd Reuse Week.

Posted on: 29 January 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Overnight closures planned for Bray Viaduct repairs

A number of overnight closures are planned in the coming weeks as part of repair work being carried out at Bray Viaduct on the A361, near Barnstaple

Posted on: 29 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Young carers goes the extra mile, literally

Thousands of young people in Devon are actively involved in providing care to family members with long term illnesses.  They’re used to going the extra mile.

Posted on: 29 January 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

New community’s first primary school officially opened by Invictus Games athlete Mark Ormrod

To celebrate the official opening of Sherford’s first primary school, Invictus Games gold medallist Mark Ormrod unveiled a commemorative plaque, and Sir Gary Streeter MP helped bury a time capsule at the school

Posted on: 28 January 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Be prepared for risk of snow, says County Council

With a Yellow Warning of snow and ice conditions issued by the Met Office for Tuesday 29 January, Devon County Council is urging people to be prepared for the possibility of snow

Posted on: 28 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

County council set to meet UN emissions target as Devon becomes ‘carbon neutral’ by 2050

DCC will work with strategic partners to ensure that Devon meets international carbon reduction recommendations

Posted on: 28 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 16 Comments

Challenging conditions for county’s gritting teams

Wintry showers and freezing road surface temperatures are expected to create challenging conditions for Devon’s fleet of gritters overnight and could create icy conditions tomorrow morning

Posted on: 22 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Make this year your quit year

If you are a smoker, though, the decision about what to do is far easier – conclusive evidence suggests the single best thing you can do for your health and wellbeing in 2019 is to quit smoking

Posted on: 22 January 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 2 Comments

Have your say on future transport plans for Exeter

Devon County Council is asking people for their views on its draft Exeter Transport Strategy during a public consultation which continues until 28 February

Posted on: 22 January 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 18 Comments
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