Over six in 10 Devon students face funding cuts

Nearly two thirds of Devon children face having their school’s funding cut under a new national formula, the county’s education chief has warned

Posted on: 10 February 2017 | Posted in: Education

Temporary traffic lights in use at Bridge Road in Exeter tonight (Thursday 9 February)

Temporary traffic lights in place overnight on Bridge Road from 11pm to 5am tonight (Thursday 9 February) while work is carried out on new streetlights

Posted on: 9 February 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Funding success for Heart of the South West Enterprise Zone

The Heart of the South West LEP Enterprise Zone at Exeter and East Devon and Huntspill in Somerset has taken a step forward as the LEP is awarded £35,000 from the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to develop the zone

Posted on: 7 February 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Devon secures capital funding for extended nursery entitlement for three and four year olds

Devon County Council has successfully bid for capital funds from the Department for Education to create more nursery places for three and four year olds. The funding enables local authorities to deliver additional places under the new extended entitlement byaaa

Posted on: 7 February 2017 | Posted in: Education

Travel advice: Be aware of possible surface water and debris on Devon’s roads

Devon County Council is urging people to be prepared for the potential of disruption on the county’s roads caused by surface water and debris overnight and tomorrow

Posted on: 2 February 2017 | Posted in: Environment

New campaign encourages public to ‘Be Curious’

A new campaign has been launched to help raise awareness of child sexual exploitation (CSE), modern slavery and violent extremism in Devon

Posted on: 2 February 2017 | Posted in:

Devon welcomes calls to tackle HGVs driving on unsuitable roads

Devon County Council has welcomed the Local Government Association’s calls for all HGV drivers to use commercial sat navs and for local authorities to be given powers to tackle drivers flouting height and weight restriction

Posted on: 1 February 2017 | Posted in: Environment
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