Tag Archives: Mid Devon

New strategy to reduce plastic waste gets green light

Devon County Council will phase out its use of the most polluting single-use plastic products within two years. Members of the Council’s Cabinet voted unanimously to support to the move, which is part of a new action plan to help cut the amount of single-use plastic waste in Devon.

Posted on: 13 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments

Tour of Britain Stage 2 marked by historic race through Victorian market

Devon has a long history of hosting exciting and challenging stages of the Tour of Britain, and this year will be no exception.

Posted on: 5 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment

Dogs in Grand Western Canal Basin picnic area must now be kept on leads

The new rules are to ensure that everyone can enjoy this popular beauty spot

Posted on: 23 May 2018 | Posted in: | 3 Comments

New play area at Grand Western Canal Basin opened

A new £50,000 play area for children aged between three and nine has been unveiled at the Grand Western Canal Basin

Posted on: 12 April 2018 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

Learn Devon works with housing group to upskill tenants

Hundreds of tenants could be helped into work and higher education by giving them the chance to learn new skills obtain qualifications.

Posted on: 12 February 2018 | Posted in: Education | No Comments
County Hall

Political leaders unite to demand better funding for Devon    

They have come together to write to MPs to demand fairer funding for children’s services and adult social care. 

Posted on: 7 February 2018 | Posted in: DCC Homepage | No Comments

Devon households produce the lowest amount of ‘black bag’ waste in the country

Devon’s households typically produced just 4.94kg of ‘black bin or bag’ residual waste each week – down 20 per cent from 2012

Posted on: 1 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment

Vote for your recycling hero

This year there have been over 40 nominations across seven categories in the Fifth Recycle Devon Thank You Awards.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Car in Winter

Ice on Devon’s roads each night this weekend

Freezing conditions are again forecast across the county and road surface temperatures are expected to plummet to as low -2C from tonight, Friday 5 January.

Posted on: 5 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Grant scheme expanded to support more farming applications

The LEADER REAL Devon funding programme which aims to boost the rural economy and generate new jobs has been expanded to support more applications from the farming community

Posted on: 4 January 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments
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