Tag Archives: Torridge

North Devon social worker scoops national Fostering Network award

A social worker from North Devon has won a national award for the work she does with foster carers and their families.

Posted on: 5 November 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

Culvert replacement protects Bideford homes

Around 25 homes in the Moreton Park Road area of Bideford now have greater protection from flood risk following the replacement of a collapsed culvert

Posted on: 2 November 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 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

Repair work to resume on Torridge Bridge near Bideford

The next phase of repairs to replace damaged expansion joints on Torridge Bridge, near Bideford, will get underway on Monday 17 September

Posted on: 4 September 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 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 | 2 Comments

Additional emergency work needed on Torridge Bridge near Bideford

Damaged expansion joints and cover plates at the west end of Torridge Bridge, near Bideford, have been replaced but inspections have shown that emergency work is needed on another section of the bridge

Posted on: 13 April 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Collapsed culvert replacement underway

Work is underway to replace a collapsed culvert in Moreton Park Road in Bideford which has caused a sinkhole that is posing a flood risk to nearby properties

Posted on: 12 April 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Torridge Bridge to be closed overnight on Wednesday (7 March)

Torridge Bridge will be closed overnight as planned from 7pm on Wednesday (7 March) as refurbishment work continues. It will re-open by 7am the following morning

Posted on: 6 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment