Tag Archives: Cllr John Hart

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 | No Comments
Picture of an elderly lady at home receiving care and support. The lady is in the kitchen and her care worker is stood with her as they prepare a meal.

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 | No Comments

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
Council Chamber

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

Partners buoyed by constructive devolution meeting

Ambitious plans to boost the economy of Devon and Somerset will be the subject of regular meetings between council leaders and senior Government officials.

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | Posted in: Politics

Archaeological findings reveal Sherford’s ancient 6000 year history

Archaeological excavations taking place at Sherford have revealed that the landscape was once home to historic communities, dating back over 6000 years

Posted on: 19 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Primary pupils’ plea brings immediate action

A plea from two primary children to cut plastic in the oceans has had an immediate effect at Devon County Council.

Posted on: 13 December 2017 | Posted in: