Rock Park bridge reopens after major refurbishment

The former railway bridge in Barnstaple’s Rock Park will be 130 years this year, and no better celebration for it to be fully refurbished and still used by so many.

Posted on: 5 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment
Council Chamber

Devon introduces jobs freeze to cut costs

A jobs freeze is being introduced by Devon County Council to manage a projected budget overspend.

Posted on: 4 January 2017 | Posted in: Politics

B3212 closure at Dousland in the New Year for bridge reconstruction

Essential bridge reconstruction work will be carried out on the B3212 in the New Year, requiring a three week closure at Dousland, near Yelverton

Posted on: 22 December 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Connecting Devon and Somerset announces biggest single investment in full fibre in UK

Connecting Devon & Somerset (CDS), the largest Government funded superfast broadband programme in the UK, has today signed new contracts with Ultrafast broadband provider, Gigaclear, for four of the six lots on offer for phase two of its roll-out

Posted on: 21 December 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Could you be a local hero?

Devon County Council is looking to recruit people to fill 17 school crossing patrol site vacancies across the county

Posted on: 20 December 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Support still available for rural businesses in Mid and East Devon

Rural businesses in Mid and East Devon are being reminded that they can still apply for a share of £1.2 million of funding from the LEADER REAL Devon programme

Posted on: 20 December 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

National Wildlife Operation Award for multi-agency operation

Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service (DSTSS) , Devon and Cornwall Police and Avon and Somerset Constabulary have been recognised for a joint anti-poaching operation

Posted on: 19 December 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Trainee hairdressing scheme changes lives in Exeter

Two long-term unemployed young mums from Exeter are embarking on new careers in hairdressing thanks to Learn Devon, Devon County Council’s adult education service

Posted on: 19 December 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Devon parents urged to be on look out for symptoms of sepsis

Devon is backing a nationwide campaign to help parents spot the symptoms of sepsis to protect young children and save lives has been launched today by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt. The campaign is principally aimed at parents and carers ofaaa

Posted on: 16 December 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Alma Bridge

Medium term solution sought to replace Alma Bridge in Sidmouth

Devon County Council is exploring a medium term solution to replace the Alma footbridge in Sidmouth

Posted on: 15 December 2016 | Posted in: Environment
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