Tour of Britain boosts Devon’s economy by millions

The 2016 edition attracted more spectators than the previous 2014 stage and generated more than £4.26 million for Devon’s economy.

Posted on: 9 January 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Riverford Bridge

Essential repairs to start at Riverford Bridge

Five weeks of work at Riverford Bridge, Staverton, will start on Monday 9 January, with the section of the A384 at the bridge due to be closed from 16 January to 11 February

Posted on: 6 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Canal’s new children’s play area to receive a funding boost

Plans for an exciting new children’s play area at the Grand Western Canal’s basin in Tiverton have taken a step further towards final agreement

Posted on: 5 January 2017 | Posted in: Community

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
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