Council discusses a ‘steady as we go strategy’ in response to projected overspend

Devon County Councillors discussed a ‘steady as we go’ strategy in response to a projected budget overspend for 2016/17 at its meeting yesterday

Posted on: 10 November 2016 | Posted in: Politics

Devon website is supporting Armed Forces

Nearly 3,000 visits have been made to a new website for Devon’s military service leavers, veterans, reservists and their families in the first four months since its launch

Posted on: 9 November 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

New tobacco packs arrive in Devon marking change to law

The first cigarettes on sale in new, standardised packaging have been spotted in Devon

Posted on: 9 November 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Farmer banned from looking after sheep for life

Edgar John Keedwell, 70, Breach Hill Farm, caused unnecessary suffering to 19 sheep under his care

Posted on: 9 November 2016 | Posted in: Community

Reminder to users of Devon’s recycling centres after ‘unexploded ordnance’ found

It follows the discovery of what police describe as ‘unexploded ordnance’ in the general waste skip at a recycling centre in Totnes today (Tuesday 08 November).

Posted on: 8 November 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Trading Standards brokers agreement between parking firm and customers

Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service (DSTSS) has successfully negotiated an agreement between a carpark firm and the recipients of Parking Charge Notices (PCNs).

Posted on: 8 November 2016 | Posted in: Community

Weekend closure of Bridge Road in Exeter 18-21 November

Bridge Road in Exeter will be closed to traffic from 10pm on Friday 18 November until 5am on Monday 21 November as part of ongoing widening improvements

Posted on: 8 November 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Exe Estuary Trail Highly Commended by travel writers

One of Devon’s most popular walking and cycling routes, the Exe Estuary Trail, has been Highly Commended by the British Guild of Travel Writers

Posted on: 8 November 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Flood improvement scheme proposed for Braunton

Devon County Council’s Cabinet is being asked to approve a £540,000 flood improvement scheme for Braunton

Posted on: 7 November 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Devon features twice in an international list of good practice

Devon is highlighted in a national report that cites international good practice in public health promotion

Posted on: 7 November 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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