Net-Zero Task Force meet for the first time

The Task Force is a team of environmental experts, academics, community representatives and business leaders who have volunteered their time for free to deliver Devon’s Carbon Plan.

Posted on: 23 September 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
Yealmpton crossing - Fore Street

Community welcomes new zebra crossing

Devon County Council has worked closely with the local community in Yealmpton to install a new zebra crossing in Fore Street

Posted on: 23 September 2019 | Posted in: Community| No Comments
A group photo of volunteers at the clean-up

Huge clean-up ensures the Exe Estuary is safer for all

A massive clean-up on Saturday (14 September) organised by the Exe Estuary Management Partnership brought together 110 volunteers and several local businesses to clear hazardous rubbish from a popular beauty spot in Exmouth.

Posted on: 19 September 2019| No Comments
Photo of the Okehampton to Exeter train

Record passenger trips on Okehampton Sunday train service

The Sunday rail service between Okehampton and Exeter has had its most successful season on record – with more than 7,800 passenger trips made during this year’s season

Posted on: 19 September 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
Car

Green light for A3121 safety improvements

Devon County Council has approved £1.9m worth of safety improvements for a key South Hams road.

Posted on: 16 September 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 3 Comments
ERDF Enhance logo

New network development programme launched for social enterprises

Devon based charity Devon Communities Together (DCT) has won a major contract to deliver social enterprise network development across Devon, Plymouth, Torbay and Somerset

Posted on: 13 September 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments

Great Torrington High Street closed from 7 October for four weeks to resurface paving

The essential work will include relaying many of the existing paving blocks and replacing those that are damaged. Some kerbs will also be relaid to improve pedestrian crossing points.

Posted on: 13 September 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
Photo of Gigaclear site workers

CDS ends Gigaclear contracts

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has announced the decision to end Gigaclear’s five contracts to deliver full-fibre broadband in Devon and Somerset

Posted on: 12 September 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
Village post office

Devon County Council urges support of rural post office services

Devon County Council’s Cabinet is recommending a call on the Government to do more to support post offices in rural and coastal communities.

Posted on: 12 September 2019 | Posted in: Community| No Comments
Photo of attendees at the Co Bikes launch

Co Bikes are back on the streets of Exeter

Co Bikes, the UK’s first electric on-street bike hire scheme, has officially celebrated its return to Exeter’s streets

Posted on: 11 September 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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