Tag Archives: Okehampton

County Council consults on Okehampton rail options

A feasibility study, commissioned by Devon County Council, is looking at a variety of platform layouts for a parkway station and required infrastructure improvements

Posted on: 26 January 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 5 Comments
Okehampton Station

South West MPs back campaign to reinstate regular Exeter to Okehampton rail services

Devon County Council’s campaign to re-establish regular rail services on the Exeter to Okehampton line has won the support of the South West Rail All Party Parliamentary Group

Posted on: 22 December 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy | 1 Comment

Successful Devon pet food business stays local with new factory development

Devon based natural pet food manufacturer Forthglade is is relocating to the Okehampton East Business Park to continue its expansion

Posted on: 16 August 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

Essential repairs to crossings in Okehampton town centre

Devon County Council is preparing a £32,000 scheme to repair the block paving on 11 crossing areas in Okehampton town centre

Posted on: 4 August 2017 | Posted in: Environment

First plot sold at Okehampton East Business Park

The Okehampton Skills and Sports Trust has completed the purchase of the first plot at the 20 acre Okehampton East Business Park

Posted on: 10 July 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Sponsors sought for new Okehampton primary school

A new primary school is set to be built in Okehampton.

Posted on: 6 July 2017 | Posted in: Education

Normal service to resume on Okehampton Sunday Dartmoor rail service

The Summer Sunday rail service between Exeter and Okehampton will return to the normal timetable from this Sunday (9 July) following the lifting of track speed restrictions

Posted on: 5 July 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Revised schedule for Sunday Dartmoor rail service on 11 June

Rail services on the Okehampton Sunday Dartmoor Service will be running with a re-timed schedule on Sunday (11 June) and journeys will take around 15 minutes longer

Posted on: 8 June 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Sunday ‘Dartmoor Rover’ train service cancelled this Sunday 4 June only

There’ll be no Sunday ‘Dartmoor Rover’ train service between Okehampton and Exeter this Sunday, the 3 June, but it’ll be running again as normal from Sunday 11 June. Alternative transport for people planning to use that route is available.

Posted on: 2 June 2017 | Posted in: Community
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New site bought for Okehampton primary

A site for a new primary school in Okehampton has been acquired by Devon County Council. The 1.7 hectare site, to the north of Crediton Road, will accommodate a new primary school of up to 420 pupils with additional provision for early years children.

Posted on: 27 January 2017 | Posted in: Education
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