Tag Archives: Cllr Roger Croad

Photo of a specimen bus pass

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
Photo of car in floodwater

Flood protection to be improved in Stokeinteignhead

Councillors have approved a £780,000 scheme to improve flood protection to 45 properties in Stokeinteignhead

Posted on: 9 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon County Council aims to be carbon neutral by 2030

Councillors have agreed more ambitious targets as the County Council’s carbon footprint has already reduced by almost 40% since 2012/13 and is likely to reach its 50% reduction target next year, nine years earlier than planned

Posted on: 9 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Computer image of proposed flood alleviation scheme at The Knowle

Plans to be submitted for Sidmouth flood protection scheme

A planning application is due to be submitted for the first phase of a scheme to reduce flood risk to more than 100 homes and businesses in Sidmouth

Posted on: 8 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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Town and parish councils encouraged to plant trees

Town and parish councils across Devon are being encouraged to join a tree planting initiative to reduce the impact of Ash dieback and help tackle the climate emergency

Posted on: 2 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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Tree-planting event celebrates giant reedbed scheme at Devon beauty spot

Stover Country Park has celebrated the completion of a giant reedbed designed to attract wildlife and keep water clean

Posted on: 25 September 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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New operators for Tavistock Ring and Ride

Tavistock’s Ring and Ride service will be run by Westlands Transport from Monday (5 August) after Tavistock and District Local Transport Partnership (TDLTP) decided to cease operating

Posted on: 2 August 2019 | Posted in: Community
Community Transport Awards Winners 2019

VideoDevon’s Community Transport Awards celebrate 20 years

The 20th anniversary of Devon County Council’s Community Transport Awards has been celebrated with 12 awards being presented in recognition of outstanding contributions in local communities

Posted on: 19 July 2019 | Posted in: Community