Tag Archives: Cllr Stuart Hughes

Tougher action to be taken against drivers who persistently avoid paying parking fines

As part of a review of highway management, the County Council’s Cabinet has approved proposals to take tougher action against drivers who repeatedly contravene parking restrictions and avoid paying penalty charges

Posted on: 13 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Successful funding bid to provide more Bikeability training

More than 8,700 schoolchildren in Devon will be able to benefit from Bikeability cycle training this year, thanks to a successful bid by Devon County Council for £272,000 of Department for Transport funds

Posted on: 22 May 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Dead, or dead slow?

The British Horse Society has released figures, as part of a new road safety campaign, which highlight a rise in incidents between horses and vehicles in Devon.

Posted on: 11 May 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Council to consider plans for extra tree inspections

A report to Devon County Council’s Cabinet is recommending additional tree inspections are carried out in Devon in order to manage the risk of Ash dieback

Posted on: 9 May 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Additional £4.4 million for road repairs in Devon

Devon County Council has welcomed the government’s announcement of an additional £4.4 million for winter damage repairs to the county’s roads

Posted on: 26 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Newton Abbot, test out designs to increase cycling and walking

New street designs were put to the test outside of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Newton Abbot at a recent event aimed at encouraging more families to walk and cycle to school

Posted on: 26 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

County on alert for snow and icy roads

With a forecast of snow and ice this weekend, Devon County Council’s fleet of gritters are working to treat main routes and road users are being advised to take extra care and keep an eye on conditions

Posted on: 16 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Devon’s highways teams working through the night

Highways teams continue to work through the night to treat Devon’s main roads as freezing temperatures could leave routes in a hazardous condition

Posted on: 2 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

‘Deceptive’ road conditions across Devon as A380 reopens

Road conditions across Devon today have been described as ‘deceptive’ by the County Council’s Highways Operations Manager, Chris Cranston. “Despite relatively little snow overnight, the freezing rain across the county has left many roads still impassable, and people are beingaaa

Posted on: 2 March 2018 | Posted in: | 4 Comments

A380 Telegraph Hill to close from 3pm

With widespread snowfall across the county, Devon County Council has announced it will close the A380 Telegraph Hill from 3pm (between Splatford Split and Eagle Farm) as a precautionary measure

Posted on: 1 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 4 Comments
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