Tag Archives: Cllr Roger Croad

Dr Phil Norrey, Chief Executive of Devon County Council

Climate emergency is top of the agenda

“This is not about gestures, this is about action,” Chief Executive Phil Norrey told members of Devon County Council’s ruling Cabinet this morning.

Posted on: 12 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Defibrillator at Stover Country Park

Lifesaving defibrillator installed at Stover Country Park

Devon County Council and British Heart Foundation working together to save more lives from cardiac arrest with the installation of a public access defibrillator

Posted on: 29 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Newly emerged black tailed skimmer dragonfly from the nymph

Stover Country Park designated as a Dragonfly Hotspot

The British Dragonfly Society has declared Stover Country Park as Devon’s first Hotspot for Dragonflies, and an official celebration event will be held on Saturday 1 June

Posted on: 23 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Western Road, Ivybridge

Backing for congestion busting scheme in Ivybridge

A scheme to improve air quality and tackle traffic congestion on Western Road in Ivybridge has been approved by Devon County Council’s Cabinet

Posted on: 15 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 6 Comments
field with new trees planted

Tree planting scheme to replace trees lost through Ash dieback

Devon County Council is supporting the landowner at Lower Ashculme Farm near Hemyock to plant a small copse of native, broadleaved trees and shrubs, to replace trees that will be lost through Ash dieback

Posted on: 25 February 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
South West Coastpath at Limekilns re-opens

South West Coastpath at Limekilns re-opened following flood damage

The path between Budleigh Salterton Lime Kiln car park and White Bridge, on South Farm Road, was originally closed in September after it sustained significant flood damage making it unsafe to use.

Posted on: 30 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Western Road, Ivybridge

Consultation on air quality and traffic flow in Ivybridge

A public consultation has been launched by Devon County Council to seek people’s views on improving air quality and traffic flow on Western Road, Ivybridge

Posted on: 14 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Community transport passengers support local High Streets

It’s estimated that more than £3.46 million was spent in local High Streets across Devon by community transport users last year, according to new figures

Posted on: 14 January 2019 | Posted in: Community | 1 Comment

Enjoy the Jurassic Coast – and stay safe

People are being encouraged to enjoy the Jurassic Coast over the Christmas and New Year holidays but are reminded to do so safely

Posted on: 12 December 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Innovative domestic abuse and sexual violence programme launches in Devon and Torbay

IRIS helps general practice staff identify patients experiencing domestic abuse or sexual violence and refer them to specialist support services

Posted on: 26 November 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing