Tag Archives: Cllr John Hart

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New drive to cut carbon emissions across Devon

Devon County Council leader John Hart has pledged cash support towards a new drive to cut carbon emissions and tackle climate change.

Posted on: 16 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 10 Comments

£30m of transport infrastructure approved

More than £30 million of major transport infrastructure has been approved by Devon County Council’s Cabinet today to support economic growth and sustainable transport

Posted on: 10 April 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 21 Comments

Information events on Sherford Main Street development scheme

People are being invited to special drop-in sessions on Wednesday 24 April and Thursday 25 April to find out more about planned construction of Main Street in Sherford

Posted on: 3 April 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Double award celebration for Slapton realignment scheme

Devon County Council’s project to reinstate the A379 at Slapton has won the Transport Project of the Year Award and the Transportation Environment Award at the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation Awards

Posted on: 7 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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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Multi-million pound boost for children and adult care in Devon

More money will be spent on children’s services, adult social care and roads in Devon, according to the county council’s proposed new budget.

Posted on: 11 February 2019 | Posted in: Politics | No Comments

Convert Devon community hospital buildings for health use county councillors tell NHS

Closure-threatened community hospitals in Devon should be used as health and wellbeing centres for local people, the county council is telling the NHS.

Posted on: 5 October 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Regional leaders set for productive first meeting

Leaders from across the Heart of the South West (HotSW) are set to agree a strategy to double productivity across the region when they meet next month.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | Posted in: Politics

South West leaders united in call for fair funding

The leaders of county and unitary councils across the South West have united to call for fair funding for hard-pressed rural authorities

Posted on: 13 February 2018 | Posted in: Politics
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Devon considers council tax rise to fund higher spending on elderly, vulnerable and roads

Councillors in Devon are planning a council tax rise of 4.99% to fund a big boost in spending on the elderly, the vulnerable and the county’s roads

Posted on: 9 February 2018 | Posted in: Politics