Tag Archives: environment

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 | No Comments

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 | No Comments

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 | No Comments

Enjoy the Jurassic Coast – and stay safe

People are being encouraged to enjoy the Jurassic Coast over the Christmas and New Year holidays but are reminded to do so safely

Posted on: 12 December 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Street trial event at St Michael’s Church of England Primary Academy

St. Michaels Church of England Primary Academy School pupils have helped to trial temporary changes to the street outside their school as a way of encouraging more people to walk and cycle

Posted on: 4 December 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment

Record number of schools take up the Sustrans “Leg it to Lapland” challenge

Sixteen Devon schools have signed up for this year’s two week Leg it to Lapland challenge where they aim to scoot, cycle and walk 2,100 miles – the equivalent of travelling from Devon to Lapland

Posted on: 23 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Ash dieback infected trees to be felled as a safety precaution

Around 26 Ash dieback infected trees will be removed from alongside stretches of the North Devon Link Road

Posted on: 23 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Works starts on reedbed system to filter water at a Devon beauty spot

Devon County Council, Stover Country Park and Highways England are working together to deliver a giant reedbed filter system, which will help improve water quality at Stover Lake and provide a valuable habitat for wildlife

Posted on: 8 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Culvert replacement protects Bideford homes

Around 25 homes in the Moreton Park Road area of Bideford now have greater protection from flood risk following the replacement of a collapsed culvert

Posted on: 2 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Ceremony marks re-opening of A379 at Slapton

Local community gathers to celebrate the re-opening of the A379 following reinstatement and realignment work

Posted on: 26 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments