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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

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

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
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

Highways teams thanked for keeping Devon moving

While many were enjoying a well-earned festive break, teams across Devon worked 24-hours a day in freezing temperatures, responding to incidents.

Posted on: 3 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of a road closed sign

Stabilisation work planned on A39 at Shirwell

The A39 will need to be closed at Shirwell in North Devon for 13 weeks when essential stabilisation work gets underway on Tuesday 2 January for the construction of a 60 metre retaining wall

Posted on: 20 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment

North Devon residents encouraged to make use of food waste collection service

From this week residents will find “No food waste please” stickers placed on their non-food or recycling bins.

Posted on: 13 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Stabilisation work on B3230 completed early

Work to stabilise the B3230 at Plaistow Mills, near Muddiford, has been completed and the road has re-opened more than two weeks ahead of schedule

Posted on: 6 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Those at ‘high risk’ of HIV are urged to get tested

Groups or communities that are most at risk of contracting HIV are advised to have an HIV test at least annually.

Posted on: 1 December 2017 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Braunton flood improvements completed

Work has been completed on Braunton’s flood improvement scheme to provide a protection standard of up to a 1 in 50 year surface water flood event

Posted on: 30 November 2017 | Posted in: Environment