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Stover 40th Anniversary BBQ

Green Flag Awards for Stover Country Park and Grand Western Canal Country Park

As part of Love Parks Week, Stover Country Park and the Grand Western Canal Country Park have both maintained their Green Flag Award status

Posted on: 16 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Ash dieback

Video“My tree, my responsibility” campaign launched to tackle Ash dieback

Devon County Council has launched its “My tree, my responsibility” campaign, supported by the Devon Ash Dieback Resilience Forum, to encourage landowners with ash trees to inspect them for Ash dieback

Posted on: 8 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments
Co Bikes in Exeter

Two Devon train stations to get E-Bikes following successful South Western Railway Bid

Cranbrook and Honiton railway stations are to benefit from the installation of Co Bikes electric bikes

Posted on: 3 July 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Wind farm

Devon Carbon Plan to be developed

Proposals to establish a Devon Carbon Plan have been endorsed by the Devon Climate Emergency Response Group

Posted on: 27 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 25 Comments
Big Pedal award winners at Pinhoe Primary

Devon schools reduce carbon dioxide on journey to school

Pupils from 29 Devon schools who took part in this year’s Big Pedal challenge organised by cycling and walking charity Sustrans, travelled a total of 227,325 miles, saving 53 tonnes of carbon dioxide

Posted on: 17 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment
Defibrillator at Stover Country Park

Lifesaving defibrillator installed at Stover Country Park

Devon County Council and British Heart Foundation working together to save more lives from cardiac arrest with the installation of a public access defibrillator

Posted on: 29 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Pegasus Trail

Opening of latest section of Pegasus Trail

Devon County Council has completed the second phase of the Pegasus Trail in West Devon and members of South West Riders (SWR) have held a special opening celebration

Posted on: 14 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment
Western Road, Ivybridge

Consultation on air quality and traffic flow in Ivybridge

A public consultation has been launched by Devon County Council to seek people’s views on improving air quality and traffic flow on Western Road, Ivybridge

Posted on: 14 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Devon schools travel to Lapland and back 16 times as part of the ‘Leg it to Lapland’ winter challenge

Pupils and teachers in Devon clocked up a staggering 66,853 virtual miles of active travel during December’s “Leg it to Lapland” winter challenge

Posted on: 11 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment

Emergency lane closures on A380 near Kingsteignton

Emergency lane closures are being introduced on the north and southbound outside lanes of the A380 after the central safety barrier, from Eagle Farm to Ideford Dip, was damaged in a collision

Posted on: 3 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment