Tag Archives: Councillor Roger Croad

Communities urged to support ‘suicide first aiders’ campaign

In Devon two people take their lives a week – and often communities are best placed to help

Posted on: 23 November 2017 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Devon builds for bees

The competition, launched by the Devon Local Nature Partnership aimed to inspire people to take part in ‘practical conservation’.

Posted on: 26 October 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Businesses advised to be on their guard for tool sharpening scam

They offer to take a few tools to be sharpened, and return demanding thousands of pounds from the business.

Posted on: 15 March 2017 | Posted in: Community

Devon takes a bite out of food waste

The project, called ECOWASTE4FOOD, is funded by the Interreg Europe programme and includes authorities from France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Finland and Poland.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Super recyclers win cash prizes

An Exeter resident has won £200 in a prize draw aimed at encouraging people to recycle more.

Posted on: 12 May 2016 | Posted in: Environment
trading standards

Trading Standards secure compensation for rogue trader victims

Fraudsters who targeted elderly people will compensate victims thanks to the efforts of Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service.

Posted on: 5 May 2016 | Posted in: Community

Residents across Devon are being urged to repair, refurbish and reuse

Devon County Council is championing the very first REUSE week this coming 16 – 22 May.

Posted on: 27 April 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Super recyclers win cash prizes

Six Devon residents have won cash prizes by taking their unwanted small electrical items to a recycling centre, instead of throwing them away.

Posted on: 27 April 2016 | Posted in: Environment
Trading-Standards

Dawlish plumber pleads guilty to fraud

A plumber who knowingly failed to provide cancellation rights to consumers has pleaded guilty to six offences under the Fraud Act 2006

Posted on: 27 April 2016 | Posted in: Environment
recycling

Recycle a toaster, and you could win a cash prize

Residents could win cash by taking recycling unwanted small electrical items instead of throwing them away with their domestic waste.

Posted on: 5 April 2016 | Posted in: Environment
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