Cllr John Hart sat at a desk

Council leader reacts angrily to post-Brexit funding announcement

Cllr Hart, Leader, Devon County Council and Chair, South West Councils, said: “Yet again the South West is the poor relation to the rest of the country.

Posted on: 5 March 2019 | Posted in: Politics | 1 Comment
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Overnight road closures for improvement work to A385 in Totnes

Overnight closures (from 7pm-7am) will be needed for five nights on Station Road and Ashburton Road, in Totnes, starting from Monday 11 March in order to carry out essential resurfacing

Posted on: 4 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Overnight work on Exe Bridges to start on Monday 4 March

Motorists are being reminded that overnight resurfacing work at Exe Bridges in Exeter will start on Monday evening (Monday 4 March)

Posted on: 1 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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More families apply for secondary school places in Devon

There’s been another increase in the number of children applying for a place at a secondary school in Devon this year.

Posted on: 1 March 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
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Exeter pupils rewarded for life skills

Twelve lucky Exeter school pupils have been out for a slap-up lunch as reward for their success in a novel life skills programme.

Posted on: 27 February 2019 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
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Tree planting scheme to replace trees lost through Ash dieback

Devon County Council is supporting the landowner at Lower Ashculme Farm near Hemyock to plant a small copse of native, broadleaved trees and shrubs, to replace trees that will be lost through Ash dieback

Posted on: 25 February 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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More help for children, elderly and vulnerable

Devon County Council has agreed a budget which commits more money for children’s services, adult social care and roads.

Posted on: 22 February 2019 | Posted in: Politics | 1 Comment
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Pavement resurfacing in Newton Abbot

Overnight work will be carried out to resurface pavements in Queen Street, in Newton Abbot, for three weeks starting on Monday 4 March

Posted on: 18 February 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment
Pothole repair

All areas of Devon to benefit from £18.75M highways funding

All areas of Devon will benefit from the £18.75 million of highways funding received from central Government

Posted on: 15 February 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Devon’s Cabinet agrees big spending boost for vulnerable people

Overall, the county’s spending on services will rise from £479.4 million to almost £494 million, if the budget is approved by Full Council next week.

Posted on: 15 February 2019 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments
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