Tag Archives: Mid Devon

Tour of Britain boosts Devon’s economy by millions

The 2016 edition attracted more spectators than the previous 2014 stage and generated more than £4.26 million for Devon’s economy.

Posted on: 9 January 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Canal’s new children’s play area to receive a funding boost

Plans for an exciting new children’s play area at the Grand Western Canal’s basin in Tiverton have taken a step further towards final agreement

Posted on: 5 January 2017 | Posted in: Community
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Devon introduces jobs freeze to cut costs

A jobs freeze is being introduced by Devon County Council to manage a projected budget overspend.

Posted on: 4 January 2017 | Posted in: Politics

Connecting Devon and Somerset announces biggest single investment in full fibre in UK

Connecting Devon & Somerset (CDS), the largest Government funded superfast broadband programme in the UK, has today signed new contracts with Ultrafast broadband provider, Gigaclear, for four of the six lots on offer for phase two of its roll-out

Posted on: 21 December 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

National Wildlife Operation Award for multi-agency operation

Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service (DSTSS) , Devon and Cornwall Police and Avon and Somerset Constabulary have been recognised for a joint anti-poaching operation

Posted on: 19 December 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Devon’s JSA rates up slightly in November

This is the first rise in claimants since February – the total claimant count now standing at 2,860, 23% lower than the same time last year.

Posted on: 14 December 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Devon County Council calls for pause in hospital cuts

Devon County Council is calling for a pause in planned cuts to hospital services across the county

Posted on: 9 December 2016 | Posted in: Politics

Cabinet asked to propose preferred route of A30 improvement to Government

Devon County Council’s Cabinet will be asked next week (Wednesday 14 December) to propose a preferred route to Government for a £180 million improvement scheme for the A30 between Honiton and Devonshire Inn

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Can you REPAIR IT? Yes you can!

During the autumn 150 people brought along 200 items, 70% of which were either fixed, improved or the fault was diagnosed.

Posted on: 5 December 2016 | Posted in: Environment