Tag Archives: Cllr Roger Croad

Community groups have fund raising opportunities opened up

Community groups have welcomed a new way for them to attract funding for projects that will benefit local residents.

Posted on: 26 July 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Crowdfund Devon Pilot – Councils to support crowdfunded community projects

Devon Councils and Devon and Cornwall Police are launching a pilot scheme to help raise finance for local community projects.

Posted on: 2 July 2018 | Posted in: Community | 13 Comments

Views wanted on Stover Country Park Heritage Lottery Fund application

Devon County Council’s proposals for a funding bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund to improve visitor facilities at Stover Country Park are to go on show this weekend (Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July)

Posted on: 25 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

New trial means H bus will service Exeter Quayside on weekends

A new trial weekend bus service to Exeter’s Quayside is set to begin early next month.

Posted on: 21 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment

Don’t kick-off during this summer’s tournament

Devon County Council’s Cabinet Member responsible for public health is supporting a campaign to raise awareness of domestic violence and abuse, during the World Cup 2018.

Posted on: 14 June 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

New strategy to reduce plastic waste gets green light

Devon County Council will phase out its use of the most polluting single-use plastic products within two years. Members of the Council’s Cabinet voted unanimously to support to the move, which is part of a new action plan to help cut the amount of single-use plastic waste in Devon.

Posted on: 13 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments
Mobile Library

Council consults on ways to improve library services to rural and isolated communities

Devon County Council wants to consider ways of improving library services in rural areas in order to reach more people who can’t easily access Devon’s 50 public libraries.

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Community | 1 Comment

County Council unwraps new strategy to reduce plastic waste

The ‘Plastics Strategy’ outlines how various single-use plastic food and beverage packaging and tableware (such as cutlery and cups) will be removed from Council work locations by 2020

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments

Public urged to ‘enjoy the countryside but be tick aware’

Public health experts are urging people to be tick aware while out enjoying the countryside.

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Concerns over potential changes to community transport consultation

Devon County Council has responded to the Department for Transport’s national consultation on potential licensing changes for community transport, raising concerns about the impact on passengers and operators

Posted on: 14 May 2018 | Posted in: Community | 2 Comments
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