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Devon County Council backs the RSPB’s #ReviveOurWorld campaign

Devon County Council is backing the RSPB’s Revive our World campaign to take action for Nature.

Posted on: 22 September 2020
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Public consultation starts on flood risk management strategy

A public consultation is underway on Devon’s latest flood risk management strategy which outlines how the risk of flooding to property and infrastructure will be managed and reduced over the next six years, from 2021-2027

Posted on: 24 August 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Repairs needed at New Bridge in Chudleigh Knighton

New Bridge at Clay Lane, Chudleigh Knighton, will be closed from Monday 10 August to Friday 28 August while urgent repairs are carried out to protect its foundations

Posted on: 5 August 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Maintenance on public rights of way will assist social distancing

Seasonal vegetation cutting will start next week as Public Rights of Way Wardens ensure that Devon’s network of paths and trails are kept open and are as clear as possible to assist with social distancing

Posted on: 14 May 2020 | Posted in: Environment
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Council backs construction of park and change site at Exeter Science Park

Devon County Council’s Cabinet has given the go ahead for a £2.2 million park and change scheme to be built to the east of Exeter Science Park

Posted on: 11 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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VideoTree planting initiatives take root

Devon County Council has teamed up with the Woodland Trust and the Devon Ash Dieback Resilience Forum to encourage communities and landowners to take part in free tree planting initiatives

Posted on: 5 December 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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UPDATED: Overnight closure planned for Shaldon Bridge

Shaldon Bridge is due to be closed from 7pm on Thursday 5 December to enable repairs to be carried out to two piers of the structure, before re-opening at 6am the following day

Posted on: 25 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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Record number of schools legging it to Lapland to reduce carbon and congestion

More than 5,000 Devon schoolchildren will be taking part in this year’s Leg it to Lapland challenge to encourage pupils to walk, cycle and scoot to school

Posted on: 21 November 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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Flood protection to be improved in Stokeinteignhead

Councillors have approved a £780,000 scheme to improve flood protection to 45 properties in Stokeinteignhead

Posted on: 9 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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Devon County Council aims to be carbon neutral by 2030

Councillors have agreed more ambitious targets as the County Council’s carbon footprint has already reduced by almost 40% since 2012/13 and is likely to reach its 50% reduction target next year, nine years earlier than planned

Posted on: 9 October 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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