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Super-recyclers recognised at the sixth Recycle Devon ‘Thank You’ Awards.

The awards recognise those people who, under the radar, do that bit extra to help ensure Devon remains clean and green

Posted on: 1 April 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Work to continue on Exe Bridges this weekend

Road users are being reminded that lane restrictions will be in place on Exe Bridges in Exeter this weekend (30 and 31 March) as the resurfacing and waterproofing scheme continues

Posted on: 28 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Woodland Vale receives a glowing report from care quality inspectors

A Devon care home for people with dementia has received a glowing report following a visit by quality inspectors.

Posted on: 28 March 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Nearly two thirds of UK teachers want car-free roads outside schools

As 29 Devon schools start the annual Big Pedal challenge to walk, scoot or cycle to school, new figures show that 63% of teachers would support a ban on motor vehicles outside the school gates during drop off and pick up times

Posted on: 25 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Experimental Traffic Regulation Order in Powderham

An Experimental Traffic Regulation Order will be introduced in Powderham from Friday 5 April to reduce the volume and speed of traffic on Estuary and Church Roads

Posted on: 25 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment
South Town, Kenton

Kenton road works: road open tonight and work resumes Monday 25 March

There will be no road closure tonight, Friday 22 March, or over the weekend with the last night for the whole scheme due to be Friday 29 March.

Posted on: 22 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Lanes closed on Exe Bridges this weekend

No access to Bonhay Road from Exe Bridges

Posted on: 22 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Rogue builder jailed for 46 months

Lee Antony Butterworth, 47, of Oxlea Close, Torquay, was sentenced following a prosecution by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service.

Posted on: 20 March 2019 | Posted in: Community

Cash boost for volunteers and communities in Devon to help themselves

Devon county council is to open up its funding opportunities to benefit a wider range of local groups and community projects.

Posted on: 18 March 2019 | Posted in: Community
picture of three children sat on and beside swings at a local park. One girl is looking straight at the camera.

‘Peer on peer’ child exploitation highlighted as concern in the south west

Today, Monday 18 March, is a national awareness day to highlight Child Sexual Exploitation. Children across the south west are victims of sexual exploitation, but while media reports often highlight cases of adult grooming and child abuse, Devon and Cornwall Police say the most likely form of child sexual exploitation (CSE) in the south west is perpetrated by other young people.

Posted on: 18 March 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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