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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

Plans announced to expand successful Work Hubs for growing businesses

Devon County Council is announcing the next phase of expansion to a network of business work spaces, which is helping to boost the county’s productivity.

Posted on: 8 May 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | No Comments

Highways teams restoring links to last communities cut off by snow

While the thaw has set in across much of Devon around half a dozen communities near Lynton, North Devon, remain inaccessible.

Posted on: 5 March 2018 | Posted in: | 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
Recycling Centre

New look recycling centre will be easier to use

Killacleave Recycling Centre in Ilfracombe is having a face lift that will improve the site layout, and make it easier for people to use

Posted on: 6 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 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
Waste recycling

Major waste contract in North Devon and Torridge awarded to Suez

The ten-year contract  will run from February 2019 to February 2029 and is worth approximately £60million with an option to extend for a further five years.

Posted on: 18 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Towns and Parishes Together fund benefits Devon communities

If you’ve got a good idea for a project, something that’ll really benefit people in your community, but it needs start-up funding to get going, we and Devon’s District Councils have funding available for projects that ‘enhance and make a difference to communities.’

Posted on: 16 January 2018 | Posted in: | 2 Comments
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