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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: | No Comments

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 | No Comments
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Drainage work planned on B3184

The B3184 Marwood Lane, near Aylesbeare, is due to be closed from Monday 30 October for up to five days while drainage improvements are carried out

Posted on: 24 October 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

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
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