Tag Archives: Cllr Stuart Hughes

Public consultation on Starcross and Mamhead road improvements

A public consultation is being held by Devon County Council from Wednesday 15 January until Wednesday 5 February on proposed improvements to the A379 at Starcross and the Mamhead road from Starcross to the A380

Posted on: 9 January 2020 | Posted in: Environment| 8 Comments
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Take care on Devon’s roads on Christmas Day

Devon’s fleet of gritters are out overnight tonight as freezing conditions are expected in the county from around 5am-9am on Christmas Day

Posted on: 24 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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VideoDevon’s winter teams prepared

So far this winter, around 3,000 tonnes of salt have been used on Devon’s roads and highways teams are ready if temperatures plummet

Posted on: 17 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Road safety scheme designed for A3123

Preliminary designs have been drawn up for a road safety scheme on the A3123 in North Devon

Posted on: 5 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 1 Comment
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Tour of Britain to return to Devon in 2020

Devon County Council and Tour of Britain organisers SweetSpot have confirmed that Devon will host Stage Two of the UK’s premier cycle race on Monday 7 September 2020

Posted on: 5 November 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy| 1 Comment
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Bikeability cycle training for 7,000 children in Devon

A £280,000 grant will enable more than 7,000 children in Devon to take part in Bikeability cycle training next year

Posted on: 22 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| 3 Comments
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Overnight drainage repairs due to start

Essential drainage repairs will be undertaken on Honiton Road in Exeter from Monday 21 October until Friday 29 November with temporary lights in place overnight from 7pm-7am each evening

Posted on: 17 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments
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| No Comments
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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| No Comments
Photo of cliff re-profiling in Sidmouth

Work to replace Alma Bridge progressing well

Good progress is being made on the scheme to develop a new footbridge to replace Alma Bridge in Sidmouth – with work being carried out on stabilising and re-profiling cliffs on the eastern side of the river

Posted on: 1 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments