Tag Archives: East Devon

Campaign increases employment opportunities for people with disabilities

Devon County Council and Jobcentre Plus are launching a campaign to encourage businesses to recruit more people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs.

Posted on: 17 September 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 1 Comment
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B3180 road closure for drainage work

A section of the B3180 close to the Halfway House, near Aylesbeare, will be closed for up to 10 days, from Monday 17 September, for drainage improvements

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

Recent heatwave reveals a historic farm in Devon

This summer’s hot, dry weather has revealed cropmarks in a field in Bicton that show a Romano-British farmstead once stood there. Aerial photography of the farmstead, originally discovered by former Devon County Archaeologist Frances Griffith in 1984, have been releasedaaa

Posted on: 16 August 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 9 Comments

Planning application submitted for new bridge in Sidmouth

A planning application has been submitted for a new bridge over the River Sid in Sidmouth the replace the Alma Bridge

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

New support helps asylum seeking children make new lives in Devon

The county of Devon is providing a chance to start life afresh free from fear for children who have arrived on their own in the UK having fled conflict in their native countries.

Posted on: 7 August 2018 | Posted in: Community | 2 Comments
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20 teams announced for Tour of Britain 2018

The final list of 20 teams has now been confirmed and it includes the four British UCI Continental teams that have qualified for the UK’s most prestigious cycle race.

Posted on: 19 July 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Live and learn – sign up a to a FREE maths or English course and boost your job prospects

Learn Devon is once again inviting prospective learners to sign onto a free GCSE English or maths course

Posted on: 18 July 2018 | Posted in: Education | 1 Comment
Tour of Britain cycle race

Don’t back pedal now…sign up for the Devon Summer Tour today!

Cyclists across Devon are urged to get on their bikes this summer to be in with a chance to win VIP tickets for this year’s Tour of Britain or even a new bike.

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

Co-Bikes expands with £340,000 of new stations rubberstamped

This week East Devon Highways and Traffic Orders Committee (HATOC) approved three new Co-Bike sites – Exeter HATOC’s approved ten new and three expanded sites in May

Posted on: 13 July 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 4 Comments

Uplyme flood improvement scheme complete

A £250,000 improvement scheme in Uplyme has been completed, reducing flood risk to a number of properties and roads in the village centre

Posted on: 6 July 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments