Tag Archives: Cllr Andrew Leadbetter

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Helping people live well with dementia

Devon County Council has commissioned a dementia support worker service from the Alzheimer’s Society and agreed funding for a new Devon Memory Café Consortium, in moves that will develop support in local communities for people with dementia

Posted on: 6 June 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 1 Comment
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Extra £4.6 million for transport improvements

The County Council’s Cabinet has agreed an extra £4.6 million of funding to add to a £24.5 million package of schemes to improve transport improvements

Posted on: 8 March 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 6 Comments

Final section of Tithebarn Link Road scheme approved

Councillors have backed construction of a £5.2 million scheme for the remaining section of a vital link to the Exeter and East Devon Growth Point, as well as the development of a new pedestrian and cycle bridge over the M5

Posted on: 10 February 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Works starts on much anticipated Exeter primary school

Work has officially got under way on the new Trinity Church of England VA Primary and Nursery School in the Newcourt area of Exeter

Posted on: 6 February 2017 | Posted in: Education

Devon firms invited to free business support event with opportunity for ongoing support

Devon companies have until Monday 6 February to apply to business support programme, Fast Track to Growth, which is being backed by Devon County Council. Every company that applies gets a day of business support at the Deer Park Hotel, near Honiton

Posted on: 1 February 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Funding for sustainable travel projects in Devon

Devon County Council has been awarded £1.5 million from the Department for Transport to fund walking and cycling projects in the county over the next three years

Posted on: 26 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment

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
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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
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£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

Connecting Devon and Somerset announces biggest single investment in full fibre in UK

Connecting Devon & Somerset (CDS), the largest Government funded superfast broadband programme in the UK, has today signed new contracts with Ultrafast broadband provider, Gigaclear, for four of the six lots on offer for phase two of its roll-out

Posted on: 21 December 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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