Devon foster carers feature in TV advert to encourage others to consider fostering for Devon

The number of children being taken into the care of local authorities has reached a 10-year high.

Posted on: 21 January 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 2 Comments
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Devon farmer who kept animals in ‘appalling’ conditions sentenced

Michael Rice, 68, of High View, Crediton was banned from keeping animals for 10 years.

Posted on: 18 January 2019 | Posted in: Community | 1 Comment
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Local energy market project could help reduce costs and carbon emissions

The new project could help consumers to take advantage of less expensive energy when it’s available and be rewarded for their ability to increase or decrease energy demand.

Posted on: 17 January 2019 | Posted in: | No Comments

Celebrating Devon’s inspirational women

The event will be hosted by the Chair of Devon County Council Councillor Caroline Chugg, and nominees will be treated to afternoon tea at County Hall.

Posted on: 17 January 2019 | Posted in: Community | 10 Comments

New opportunity for rural micro businesses to voice their opinions and help design future support programmes

Devon County Council is launching a research project aiming to find out more about the needs of rural businesses and sole traders and how to make it easier for them to access and engage with business support programmes

Posted on: 16 January 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 1 Comment

A375 resurfacing in Sidbury begins

The work will be carried out between 7pm and 5am and during this time vehicle owners are asked not to park on the street.

Posted on: 15 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Consultation on air quality and traffic flow in Ivybridge

A public consultation has been launched by Devon County Council to seek people’s views on improving air quality and traffic flow on Western Road, Ivybridge

Posted on: 14 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Grant will fund energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable transport projects

Projects will improve the energy efficiency of commercial and domestic properties, as well as increase the electric vehicle infrastructure.

Posted on: 14 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Community transport passengers support local High Streets

It’s estimated that more than £3.46 million was spent in local High Streets across Devon by community transport users last year, according to new figures

Posted on: 14 January 2019 | Posted in: Community | 1 Comment

New volumes reveal the diaries of Devon’s 4th Earl Fortescue

A new volume of historic documents has been published by the Devon & Cornwall Record Society (DCRS), containing the diary entries of Hugh Fortescue, the 4th Earl Fortescue, English politician and sportsman.

Posted on: 11 January 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
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