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Farmwise Devon shows children where good food comes from

Scores of primary school children will migrate to Exeter next week to discover where good food comes from.

Posted on: 5 October 2017 | Posted in: | No Comments

Axminster’s vital flood relief scheme completed

Devon County Council has completed a £1 million flood prevention scheme in Axminster, providing vital protection to over 160 homes

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

Jurassic Coast Trust becomes Guardian of the World Heritage Site

The Jurassic Coast Trust has taken on responsibility for looking after the World Heritage Site on the East Devon and Dorset coast

Posted on: 6 September 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Prestigious customer service award for County Council parking team

Devon County Council’s parking team has won an award for customer service at the annual PATROL awards

Posted on: 13 July 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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Drainage improvements on A373 due to be completed this month

Work is underway on drainage improvements on the A373 between Honiton and Cullompton to address standing water issues at three locations along the route

Posted on: 12 July 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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UK first conference on marine “natural capital” approach to managing coasts and seas

The latest conference to be hosted by the Devon Maritime Forum will look at a new way of thinking that puts the environment and environmental assets at the heart of economic decision-making

Posted on: 7 July 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

New proposals go on display to protect internationally important birds and natural habitat along Devon’s Exe Estuary

Conservation experts have looked at how the Exe Estuary is used by visitors and businesses, and have recommended proposals aimed at balancing tourism, business and leisure needs, with the estuary’s role as a sanctuary for protected birds and other natural habitat.

Posted on: 28 June 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Revised schedule for Sunday Dartmoor rail service on 11 June

Rail services on the Okehampton Sunday Dartmoor Service will be running with a re-timed schedule on Sunday (11 June) and journeys will take around 15 minutes longer

Posted on: 8 June 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Facelift for Exe Bridges subway

Devon County Council and Miss*C’s Graffiti Academy have worked together on a project in which local graffiti artists have revitalised the subway at Exe Bridges

Posted on: 8 June 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Hundreds get moving at Cranbrook Community Fun Day

Cranbrook lives up to its billing as a Healthy Town by attracting hundreds of people to the Community Fun Day, encouraging people to walk and cycle more

Posted on: 15 March 2017 | Posted in: Community
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