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Have your say on Devon’s Resource & Waste Management Strategy

The new document will present how the 10 councils responsible for waste collection or disposal in Devon, will continue to try to reduce the amount of household waste created and ensure that waste is managed in a sustainable and cost-efficient manner.

Posted on: 3 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of the completed Node building

After-hours start-up programme launches in Barnstaple

A fully-funded, after-hours support programme aimed specifically at helping local people start and grow a business is launching at the Node Enterprise Centre in Barnstaple

Posted on: 2 March 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Recycling Centre

Public reminded to treat recycling centre staff with ‘courtesy’

Unprecedented demand and lockdown has lead to long queues – and short tempers – with several staff threatened or abused

Posted on: 2 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Train 4 Tomorrow logo

Free government-funded training courses available to 250 adults in the South West

An additional 250 learner places have been announced on the #Train4Tomorrow Digital bootcamps which are open to adults across the region

Posted on: 2 March 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of school transport face covering campaign

Reminder to stay safe on your journey to school or work

As schools prepare for the return of all pupils next week, Devon County Council is reminding students and commuters to think about how they can keep themselves and others safe on their commute to school or work

Posted on: 2 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment

Food Waste Action Week – Devon residents urged to reduce food waste

You can find practical tips and advice on reducing food waste on Recycle Devon’s social media feeds

Posted on: 2 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of Modbury Cross

Road safety scheme to get underway near Modbury Cross

Work will start next week (Monday 8 March) on a series of road safety improvements on the A3121 / A379 near Modbury Cross

Posted on: 1 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of Councillor Davis at Lynton Cross

Government funding confirmed for Lynton Cross improvements

Government funding has been confirmed for a £2.2 million road safety scheme at Lynton Cross on the A3123 in North Devon

Posted on: 1 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment

Nearly 98 per cent of Devon families get their school preference

Devon County Council announced today it was offering 97.7 per cent of families one of their four preferences. In all, 91.5 per cent of the families who applied have been offered their first preference school with 4.9 per cent allocated their second preference, 1.2 per cent their third preference and 0.1 per cent their fourth preference.

Posted on: 1 March 2021 | Posted in: Education
WWII bomb detonating on Glenthorne Road in Exeter

Update following detonation of a World War Two bomb on Glenthorne Road, Exeter

Teams from Devon County Council, Exeter City Council and Devon and Cornwall Police are on site today, assessing structural damage to surrounding properties.

Posted on: 28 February 2021
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