roadworks sign

Daytime road closures for essential resurfacing work on the A3072, Holsworthy

The scheme will be carried out in three phases to minimise disruption.

Posted on: 29 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Be tick aware when out and about in the countryside

As the weather warms up, Devon County Council’s public health team is stepping up its advice for people to be ‘tick aware’ as they get out and about in the countryside. Tick bites can be a serious problem and inaaa

Posted on: 23 May 2019 | Posted in: | No Comments
Newly emerged black tailed skimmer dragonfly from the nymph

Stover Country Park designated as a Dragonfly Hotspot

The British Dragonfly Society has declared Stover Country Park as Devon’s first Hotspot for Dragonflies, and an official celebration event will be held on Saturday 1 June

Posted on: 23 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Cyclist on a bike

Celebrate cycling in Devon during Bike Week

A month-long cycle challenge will be held throughout June to support Bike Week, which runs from 8-16 June

Posted on: 23 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Cllr John Hart

County council leader supports Devon Climate Declaration

By signing the declaration, organisations would be committing to provide the resources and funding necessary to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon and resilient economy and society.

Posted on: 22 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 39 Comments
Photo of a road closed sign

Overnight road closures on the A361 St Brannocks Road, Ilfracombe

Overnight road closures are needed to carry out essential resurfacing work on the A361 St Brannocks Road, north of Mullacott Farm near Ilfracombe from Wednesday 29 to Friday 31 May 2019.

Posted on: 21 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Council leader and Chair holding the gold award

Gold for ‘green’ #WeAreDevon County Show marquee

Waste from the equivalent of more than 2,000 single use plastic water bottles was saved in just three days, in this year’s county show gold award-winning #WeAreDevon marquee

Posted on: 21 May 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
Trading Standards

Over 40% of Kebab shops fail to provide correct allergen information

Kebab shops in Devon, Somerset and Torbay are being warned they must do more to give allergen information to customers after inspections found that 40% of kebab takeaways failed to comply with food information laws

Posted on: 21 May 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
Trading Standards

Trading Standards officers carry out food sample inspections

Annual food sample tests have been carried out by Devon, Somerset and Torbay Trading Standards Service to ensure food is properly described, compliant with required labelling, and does not contain unauthorised additives

Posted on: 21 May 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments
Moor Lane roundabout

Support for Moor Lane roundabout improvements

A £2.2 million scheme to ease congestion at Moor Lane roundabout in Exeter has received the backing of Devon County Council’s Cabinet

Posted on: 16 May 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments
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