Tag Archives: Torridge

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 | No Comments

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 | No Comments

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 | 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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Improvements planned on A39 near Bucks Cross

Essential drainage improvements and resurfacing will be carried out on part of the A39, from west of Bucks Cross to Downland Cross, starting on Monday 19 February

Posted on: 12 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Extra repairs and inspections scheduled during Torridge Bridge refurbishment

While work continues to replace a damaged expansion joint on Torridge Bridge, the County Council will inspect tensioned steel cables in the concrete deck of the structure and cover plates need replacing

Posted on: 12 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 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

Devon households produce the lowest amount of ‘black bag’ waste in the country

Devon’s households typically produced just 4.94kg of ‘black bin or bag’ residual waste each week – down 20 per cent from 2012

Posted on: 1 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment
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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 | No Comments
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