Council group Leaders – ‘We will not tolerate any actions that leave staff feeling threatened, fearful or intimidated, or disrespected’

Leaders of all four political groups at Devon County Council have issued a joint statement to County Council staff, following a serious breach of the Council’s Code of Conduct by a senior councillor.

Posted on: 6 July 2018 | Posted in: Politics

Improvements proposed to reduce surface water in Exeter

Devon County Council’s Cabinet is being asked to approve a proposed £450,000 scheme to reduce surface water on roads in the upper Northbrook area of Exeter

Posted on: 6 July 2018 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of flooding in Uplyme

Uplyme flood improvement scheme complete

A £250,000 improvement scheme in Uplyme has been completed, reducing flood risk to a number of properties and roads in the village centre

Posted on: 6 July 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Former Council leader censured for sexual harassment of female employees

Councillor Brian Greenslade has been found guilty of serious breaches of Devon County Council’s Code of Conduct following an investigation by cross-party Standards Committee

Posted on: 5 July 2018 | Posted in: Politics

County Lines – Know the signs

Devon and Cornwall Police have launched a campaign to raise awareness of County Lines – urban gangs supplying drugs to suburban areas and coastal towns. The public can help disrupt the supply by spotting the signs of such criminal activity in their community and reporting it.

Posted on: 3 July 2018 | Posted in: Community

Crowdfund Devon Pilot – Councils to support crowdfunded community projects

Devon Councils and Devon and Cornwall Police are launching a pilot scheme to help raise finance for local community projects.

Posted on: 2 July 2018 | Posted in: Community

Exeter head and school chosen for key national role

An Exeter special school and its headteacher have become the first in Devon to be appointed to a prestigious national role.

Posted on: 2 July 2018 | Posted in: Education
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