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Photo of cyclist Freddie Scheske with Councillor Stuart Hughes and Pamela Woods

Devon preparing to welcome The Tour of Britain

A tough 115-mile route from Sherford to Exeter awaits some of the world’s top cyclists when The Tour of Britain returns to Devon on Monday 6 September for Stage Two of this year’s Tour

Posted on: 21 July 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Photo of schoolchildren cycling

Devon school children take action to reduce carbon emissions

School communities across Devon completed over 23,000 active journeys during this year’s Sustrans Big Pedal, the UK’s largest walking, wheeling, cycling and scooting to school challenge

Posted on: 28 June 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Two cyclists cycling past Exeter Cathedral

Funding boost helps gear up expansion of e-bike network

Devon’s on-street cycle hire network of e-bikes is being expanded thanks to £125,000 of E-Cycle Extension Funding from the Department for Transport

Posted on: 22 June 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of cyclists on the Exe Estuary Trail

Increased use of walking and cycle trails

Devon’s walking and cycle trails have seen increased use this year and with routes continuing to be busy during the current lockdown, the County Council is encouraging everyone to give each other plenty of space

Posted on: 26 November 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of parents and pupils at Redhill Primary

Redhills Primary School makes more space for social distancing on the school run

Redhills Primary School in Exeter has joined the pioneering “School Streets” project to create a safer and healthier environment outside their school gates

Posted on: 13 November 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of the bridge over the River Teign

Consultation on latest Teign Estuary Trail proposals

An online public consultation is being launched by Devon County Council on Tuesday 17 November on proposals to complete a missing link of the Teign Estuary Trail between Newton Abbot and Teignmouth

Posted on: 9 November 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of a cyclist wearing hi-viz

“Be safe, be seen” on Devon’s roads

With the clocks set to go back on Sunday 25 October, Devon County Council is reminding all road users to “be safe, be seen”

Posted on: 20 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of Emergency Active Travel Fund measures

Councillors support making some active travel measures permanent

A number of “pop-up” measures to support walking and cycling in Exeter are to be made permanent, while public consultation will be carried out on some of the other arrangements in the city

Posted on: 14 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of the new bridge at Summer Lane

Bridge lifted into place at Summer Lane in Exeter

A new pedestrian and cycle bridge has been lifted into place at Summer Lane in Exeter to complete the first two kilometres of Devon County Council’s E4 cycle route

Posted on: 12 October 2020 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of councillors at Doctors Walk

Latest active travel measures welcomed

The closure of Doctors Walk in Exeter as part of Emergency Active Travel Fund measures has been welcomed as another boost for walking and cycling in the county

Posted on: 23 September 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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