Tag Archives: Cllr Roger Croad

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National Bus Pass use to revert to standard operating times

Friday 5 June will be the last day that National Bus Pass holders in Devon can use their passes before 9:30am – as the scheme returns to standard operating times

Posted on: 28 May 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Youth Service initiative gives young people the means to stay connected

Our youth service is raising money to buy tech and other means to help vulnerable young people access their services remotely. We’ve given nearly £10,000

Posted on: 19 May 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Smile! It’s National Smile Month

Today signals the start of National Smile Month (18 May to 18 June), and Devon Public Health, Libraries Unlimited, Devon’s Childrens’ Centres and Action for Children are raising awareness of oral health hygiene in children and families, in conjunction with the Oral Health Foundation.

Posted on: 19 May 2020
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Public Health Annual Report on planetary and human health receives cross party support

The report explores the relationship between the health of people and the health of our planet, including the links between environmental change and emerging infectious diseases such as coronavirus.

Posted on: 15 May 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Environmental improvement scheme at Stover Country Park shortlisted for award

The sustainable reedbed drainage system developed at Stover Country Park last year to improve water quality is one of 12 projects shortlisted for the ICE South West Civil Engineering Awards 2020

Posted on: 7 May 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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More than 1,800 trees planted through free tree offer

More than 1,800 trees were planted across Devon in March through two initiatives offered by Devon County Council

Posted on: 5 May 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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New transport scheme trialled for key workers

With public transport services reduced, Devon County Council is trialling a new on-demand subsidised taxi service to help key workers travel to and from work

Posted on: 30 March 2020 | Posted in: Community
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National Bus Pass rules relaxed to help pass holders

Devon County Council has worked with bus companies to relax the rules over the use of the National Bus Pass in the county, enabling holders to use their pass earlier in the day

Posted on: 20 March 2020 | Posted in: Community
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Bus upgrade on service from Seaton to Taunton

Bus operator Dartline is introducing two new “Optare Solo” buses on the 20 service from Seaton to Taunton to reduce emissions on one of the county’s longer distance bus routes

Posted on: 13 March 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Passenger numbers increase on enhanced bus service

The CONNexIONS bus service, which enhanced the Service 56 linking Exeter and East Devon, has seen passenger numbers increase by more than 30% over the past year

Posted on: 7 January 2020 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments