Tag Archives: environment

Closure of Lower Otter footpaths extended

The closure of the Lower Otter footpaths between Otterton and Budleigh Salterton will be extended for at least the next eight weeks to enable the restoration of the popular riverside path

Posted on: 11 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment

An Outstanding Week in September!

Devon’s five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) will be hosting a series of events to help people explore the great outdoors, starting on Saturday (15 September) and continuing through to Sunday 23 September

Posted on: 11 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment

£60,000 to create an Exeter St David’s Gateway

Exeter College, working in partnership with Devon County Council, has been awarded funding by train operator Great Western Railway (GWR) to improve pedestrian links between St Davids station and Exeter city centre

Posted on: 9 July 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Improvements proposed to reduce surface water in Exeter

Devon County Council’s Cabinet is being asked to approve a proposed £450,000 scheme to reduce surface water on roads in the upper Northbrook area of Exeter

Posted on: 6 July 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Views wanted on Stover Country Park Heritage Lottery Fund application

Devon County Council’s proposals for a funding bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund to improve visitor facilities at Stover Country Park are to go on show this weekend (Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July)

Posted on: 25 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Devon takes proactive approach in managing Ash dieback

Plans to manage the risk of Ash dieback in Devon to protect public safety have been approved by councillors

Posted on: 16 May 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Council to consider plans for extra tree inspections

A report to Devon County Council’s Cabinet is recommending additional tree inspections are carried out in Devon in order to manage the risk of Ash dieback

Posted on: 9 May 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Don’t let Devon go to waste! Repair, refurbish and repurpose for Reuse Week

Devon residents can find inspiration on how to give the things they no longer want a new lease of life this week, by repairing, refurbishing, repurposing or giving them to someone else.

Posted on: 5 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment
Stover Country Park and Nature Reserve

Reed bed to help improve water quality at Stover Country Park

An innovative £1.6 million reed bed system is to be installed at Stover Country Park to help improve water quality at the Local Nature Reserve

Posted on: 31 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Devon’s Special Species unveiled

Devon is renowned for having beautiful wildlife-rich landscapes and habitats, but less well known is the huge number of rare species which Devon supports, including some such as the horrid ground-weaver spider which are found nowhere else on the planet.

Posted on: 30 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment