Tag Archives: South Hams

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

Communities to be updated on A379 realignment scheme at drop-in sessions

Public drop-in sessions will be held at Slapton Village Hall on Thursday 21 June and Strete Parish Hall on Monday 25 June to update people on the progress of plans to reinstate the A379

Posted on: 11 June 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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New £7 million ‘fabulous’ Dartington school opens

Pupils and staff have moved into Dartington’s new £7 million primary school. The school had to be re-built after the previous ‘eco-building’ developed serious faults and had to be demolished.

Posted on: 18 May 2018 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Ivybridge Household Waste Recycling Centre scoops top award

Visitors to Ivybridge’s Household Waste Recycling Centre should feel a modest sense of pride knowing that their recycling centre has now officially been named Civic Amenity Site of the Year.

Posted on: 14 May 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Cabinet to consider proposals to reinstate the A379 at Slapton

Proposals to reinstate the A379 at Slapton, which revise a scheme approved in 2007, will go before Cabinet on Wednesday 16 May

Posted on: 9 May 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

A379 Slapton reinstatement plans on show to public

Plans for reinstating the A379 at Slapton have gone on show to the public as Devon County Council updates the local community on proposed arrangements

Posted on: 3 May 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Council leader welcomes Government cash for Slapton

Devon County Council leader John Hart has welcomed a Government pledge of £2.5 million to help repair the storm-damaged A379 at Slapton

Posted on: 7 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Preparations begin ahead of Modbury flood improvement scheme

Preparatory work for a flood improvement scheme in Modbury started this week. The work is in advance of construction of the main element of the project, which is due to start in May.

Posted on: 21 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 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
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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
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