Tag Archives: Torridge

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

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
Photo of a road closed sign

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

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
County Hall

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

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
Waste recycling

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

Vote for your recycling hero

This year there have been over 40 nominations across seven categories in the Fifth Recycle Devon Thank You Awards.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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Sinkhole in Bideford to be repaired next week

The sinkhole in Grenville Street in Bideford will be backfilled and reinstated by Wednesday 17 January after no damage was found to any storm drains beneath the road

Posted on: 12 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment