Tag Archives: environment

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Ash dieback infected trees near Bickleigh to be felled

Around 60 trees with Ash dieback will be felled near Bickleigh in Mid Devon from Sunday 4 February to Tuesday 6 February. They are close to the A396 and A3072 and need to be removed for safety reasons

Posted on: 22 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Flood improvement schemes approved for Ivybridge and Uplyme

Devon County Council’s Cabinet has approved flood improvement schemes in Ivybridge and Uplyme to provide greater protection to homes in the two communities

Posted on: 10 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Businesses tap in to help the environment

Community minded businesses, such as cafes and shops, are being encouraged to join a growing movement to help the environment.

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment

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

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
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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

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

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

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