Tag Archives: Devon County Council

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

A396 Cove open to 24-hour traffic lights a day early

The A396 Cove road will open to all day traffic light control today (April 8) at 3.30pm, a day early

Posted on: 8 April 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Devon & Somerset Trading Standards urges residents to say NO to doorstep crime this spring

Devon and Somerset residents are being warned against rogue doorstep traders offering home maintenance services this spring.

Posted on: 8 April 2016 | Posted in: Community

Fund for innovative ways of reducing waste launch

Residents, businesses and groups with good ideas for cutting waste and boosting recycling rates can apply for cash award

Posted on: 27 November 2015 | Posted in: Environment

Organise your own ‘clothes swap’

Visit the Coaver Club on Sunday November 22 to find out how you can organise your own ‘clothes swap’

Posted on: 19 November 2015 | Posted in: Environment

Shops reminded to check proof of age when selling alcohol

A third of premises in study sold alcohol to an 18-year-old without first asking for identification

Posted on: 13 November 2015 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Caring roles shouldn’t be a barrier to employment

Event will help carers who have given up their jobs to look after loved ones or friends get back into work

Posted on: 13 November 2015 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Streetlighting

Carbon cut with 1,000 more streetlights set to be converted

Once scheme is completed 4,000 Exeter lights will have been converted – with network of ‘walk-home’ routes created

Posted on: 10 November 2015 | Posted in: Environment

Last call for canal photo competition

Budding photographers have until the end of the month to submit their favorite snaps of the Grand Western Canal Country Park for this year’s competition.

Posted on: 9 November 2015 | Posted in: Environment

UN celebrates 70th birthday

“The United Nations is as relevant and important today as it was 70 years ago,” says the Chair of the local UN Association, Felicity Bourne.

Posted on: 22 October 2015 | Posted in: Community