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Councillor James McInnes

Senior Devon councillor leads coalition on fair funding for schools

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, is national chairman of the fair funding group f40, which has set out a long term plan for improved funding for education

Posted on: 17 July 2019 | Posted in: Education
Stover 40th Anniversary BBQ

Green Flag Awards for Stover Country Park and Grand Western Canal Country Park

As part of Love Parks Week, Stover Country Park and the Grand Western Canal Country Park have both maintained their Green Flag Award status

Posted on: 16 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Business Promotion Grant recipients 2019

VideoBusiness Promotion Grant awarded to a record number of companies

Devon County Council has awarded its fifth round of the Business Promotion Grant, handing out funding to 16 Devon companies to help them gain valuable exposure at trade shows and exhibitions

Posted on: 12 July 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
The Bishop of Exeter and the Chair of Devon County Council unveil a plaque.

Community Celebrates New School

Okehampton’s new primary school has been officially opened by the Chair of Devon County Council and the Bishop of Exeter.

Posted on: 11 July 2019 | Posted in: Education
school child painting

Special needs education in Devon gets £1 million boost

Devon County Council’s Cabinet approved the investment at its meeting today, Wednesday 10 July.

Posted on: 10 July 2019 | Posted in: Education
Volunteers from Skanska and Devon County Council

Building a better society, step by step

This week, senior Managers from the Swedish-based Skanska and Devon County Council took time out of the office to build a path to provide access for people with disabilities to explore the gardens at Poltimore House, Exeter. Find out why.

Posted on: 10 July 2019 | Posted in: Community
Photo of a roadwork sign

Overnight closures planned at Stoke Hill roundabout in Exeter

Overnight road closures will be needed for five nights from the evening of Monday 15 July, to enable resurfacing work at Old Tiverton Road and Stoke Hill roundabout in Exeter

Posted on: 9 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of a road closed sign

Overnight resurfacing to resume on the A361

Overnight resurfacing work, which was postponed due to poor weather in June, will resume on the A361 between South Molton and Barnstaple from 6pm on Monday 15 July

Posted on: 9 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of Ash dieback infected trees being removed

Video“My tree, my responsibility” campaign launched to tackle Ash dieback

Devon County Council has launched its “My tree, my responsibility” campaign, supported by the Devon Ash Dieback Resilience Forum, to encourage landowners with ash trees to inspect them for Ash dieback

Posted on: 8 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment
school playground

Devon MPs urge the Chancellor to increase education funding and make it fairer

Devon MPs are joining a new national campaign for fairer funding for schools.

Posted on: 3 July 2019 | Posted in: Education
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