Tag Archives: North Devon +

County Lines – Know the signs

Devon and Cornwall Police have launched a campaign to raise awareness of County Lines – urban gangs supplying drugs to suburban areas and coastal towns. The public can help disrupt the supply by spotting the signs of such criminal activity in their community and reporting it.

Posted on: 3 July 2018 | Posted in: Community

Search begins for the lost standing stones of Yelland

And once the stones have been located Devon County Council, the RSPB and Historic England aim to provide a new interpretation panel for the Tarka Trail to explain more about the ancient site.

Posted on: 28 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment

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

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

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

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

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
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
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

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