Tag Archives: Barnstaple

New bridge opens at Roundswell

A new £2.7 million pedestrian and cycle bridge near Roundswell in Barnstaple has opened, completing the second phase of infrastructure improvements in the area

Posted on: 11 September 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Overnight traffic signals at Portmore Roundabout on the evenings of 22-25 May

Temporary three-way traffic signals will be in operation at Portmore Roundabout, Barnstaple, overnight from 7pm each evening from 22-25 May for resurfacing and lining. Traffic signals will be removed before 7am each morning

Posted on: 18 May 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Portmore Roundabout improvements to start later this month

A £1.5 million scheme to increase the capacity of Portmore Roundabout, in order to reduce queuing at peak times, is due to start on Monday 23 January and is expected to take 20 weeks to complete

Posted on: 10 January 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Roadwork sign

Preparatory work starts on pedestrian and cycle bridge at Roundswell

Preparatory work is underway at Roundswell in Barnstaple for the construction of a new £2.7 million pedestrian and cycle bridge crossing over the A39

Posted on: 10 January 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Roadwork sign

£1.1 million upgrade of junction in Barnstaple

Work will start in early February to upgrade the signal-controlled junction on the A39 North Road in Barnstaple, serving Westaway Plain and North Devon District Hospital, to a roundabout

Posted on: 10 January 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
School playground

Warm and caring Devon special school produces successful students

Staff and students at Marland School are celebrating after education and social care inspectors from Ofsted said they had made significant improvements over the last three years and could now be rated as good across the board.

Posted on: 9 January 2017 | Posted in: Education

Rock Park bridge reopens after major refurbishment

The former railway bridge in Barnstaple’s Rock Park will be 130 years this year, and no better celebration for it to be fully refurbished and still used by so many.

Posted on: 5 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Improving Barnstaple’s flood defences to unlock regeneration

A study commissioned by North Devon Council shows how flood defence work could unlock prime redevelopment land in Barnstaple

Posted on: 5 September 2016 | Posted in: Environment
Carers in Devon

Do you look after an adult who uses mental health services from the Devon Partnership NHS Trust?

Devon County Council and the NHS are asking carers what they think excellent carers’ services would look like in Devon.

Posted on: 26 August 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Counterfeit items found at Mr Ryan’s home

Block-busted! Trading Standards successfully prosecute dodgy DVD eBay seller from North Devon

A Barnstaple man has been handed an eight month sentence, suspended for two years, after admitting to selling fake DVDs, phone covers and clothing online. Appearing at Exeter Crown Court, Shaun Ryan, aged 34 of Wool Barn Road, pleaded guiltyaaa

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | Posted in: Community
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