Tag Archives: environment

Devon takes proactive approach in managing Ash dieback

Plans to manage the risk of Ash dieback in Devon to protect public safety have been approved by councillors

Posted on: 16 May 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Council to consider plans for extra tree inspections

A report to Devon County Council’s Cabinet is recommending additional tree inspections are carried out in Devon in order to manage the risk of Ash dieback

Posted on: 9 May 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Don’t let Devon go to waste! Repair, refurbish and repurpose for Reuse Week

Devon residents can find inspiration on how to give the things they no longer want a new lease of life this week, by repairing, refurbishing, repurposing or giving them to someone else.

Posted on: 5 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Reed bed to help improve water quality at Stover Country Park

An innovative £1.6 million reed bed system is to be installed at Stover Country Park to help improve water quality at the Local Nature Reserve

Posted on: 31 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Devon’s Special Species unveiled

Devon is renowned for having beautiful wildlife-rich landscapes and habitats, but less well known is the huge number of rare species which Devon supports, including some such as the horrid ground-weaver spider which are found nowhere else on the planet.

Posted on: 30 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 8 Comments
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Ash dieback infected trees near Bickleigh to be felled

Around 60 trees with Ash dieback will be felled near Bickleigh in Mid Devon from Sunday 4 February to Tuesday 6 February. They are close to the A396 and A3072 and need to be removed for safety reasons

Posted on: 22 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Flood improvement schemes approved for Ivybridge and Uplyme

Devon County Council’s Cabinet has approved flood improvement schemes in Ivybridge and Uplyme to provide greater protection to homes in the two communities

Posted on: 10 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Businesses tap in to help the environment

Community minded businesses, such as cafes and shops, are being encouraged to join a growing movement to help the environment.

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Primary pupils’ plea brings immediate action

A plea from two primary children to cut plastic in the oceans has had an immediate effect at Devon County Council.

Posted on: 13 December 2017 | Posted in:

Speed limit on Torridge Bridge ahead of planned joint repair

A temporary 20mph speed limit is being introduced on the Torridge Bridge, near Bideford, as a safety measure to protect an expansion joint which will be replaced in the new year

Posted on: 24 October 2017 | Posted in: Environment
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