First plot sold at Okehampton East Business Park

The Okehampton Skills and Sports Trust has completed the purchase of the first plot at the 20 acre Okehampton East Business Park

Posted on: 10 July 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Broadband

Business support programme launched

A new business support programme has been launched, offering a range of business support services to small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset and Torbay

Posted on: 10 July 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Overnight closures on Bridge Road 10-12 July

Bridge Road will be closed overnight from 8:30pm until 5:30am on the evenings of Monday 10 July, Tuesday 11 July, and Wednesday 12 July.

Posted on: 7 July 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Start Bay

UK first conference on marine “natural capital” approach to managing coasts and seas

The latest conference to be hosted by the Devon Maritime Forum will look at a new way of thinking that puts the environment and environmental assets at the heart of economic decision-making

Posted on: 7 July 2017 | Posted in: Environment
books on prescription

Libraries Unlimited launches new scheme to support people living with long term conditions

Libraries Unlimited has launched a new series of reading material to support those living with long term health conditions, as part of the Reading Well Books on Prescription

Posted on: 6 July 2017 | Posted in:
primary schoolchildren

Sponsors sought for new Okehampton primary school

A new primary school is set to be built in Okehampton.

Posted on: 6 July 2017 | Posted in: Education

Arts Council England funding to boost Devon libraries

Devon’s libraries are to receive more than £680,000 from Arts Council England to develop a programme of high-quality arts and cultural activity across the county.

Posted on: 6 July 2017 | Posted in: Community

Axminster’s vital flood relief scheme progressing well

Flood relief scheme in Axminster is now half way through its six month programme and is currently on schedule to be completed in September

Posted on: 5 July 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Cabinet recommended to approve Modbury flood improvement scheme

Councillors are being asked to approve a £1.1 million flood improvement scheme for Modbury to upgrade protection for more than 80 properties

Posted on: 5 July 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Normal service to resume on Okehampton Sunday Dartmoor rail service

The Summer Sunday rail service between Exeter and Okehampton will return to the normal timetable from this Sunday (9 July) following the lifting of track speed restrictions

Posted on: 5 July 2017 | Posted in: Environment
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