Tag Archives: South Hams

New £2.9 million primary school for South Hams village officially opened

The new £2.9 million Loddiswell primary school will be officially opened next week.

Posted on: 20 September 2018 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Campaign increases employment opportunities for people with disabilities

Devon County Council and Jobcentre Plus are launching a campaign to encourage businesses to recruit more people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs.

Posted on: 17 September 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | 1 Comment

New support helps asylum seeking children make new lives in Devon

The county of Devon is providing a chance to start life afresh free from fear for children who have arrived on their own in the UK having fled conflict in their native countries.

Posted on: 7 August 2018 | Posted in: Community | 2 Comments

Cyclists warned not to use closed Slapton Line

Cyclists are warned not to attempt to use the closed stretch of highway at Slapton as they risk injury if they try. The warning comes after part of the 1.8m-high metal perimeter fence was removed over the weekend and approximatelyaaa

Posted on: 31 July 2018 | Posted in: | No Comments

Live and learn – sign up a to a FREE maths or English course and boost your job prospects

Learn Devon is once again inviting prospective learners to sign onto a free GCSE English or maths course

Posted on: 18 July 2018 | Posted in: Education | 1 Comment

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 | No Comments

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

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
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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

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