Devon roads likely to remain problematic into tomorrow

From Devon County Council: Large parts of the major road network are passable and improving, but disruption to travel should be expected throughout the day (Monday) and into tomorrow (Tuesday […]

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Devon council tax rise to fund roads, elderly and vulnerable

From Devon Council’s website: Councillors in Devon are planning a council tax rise of nearly five percent to fund a big boost in spending on the elderly, the vulnerable and […]

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Update on those A39 roadworks in Devon – 3 whole weeks ot it!

It’s all about drainage! Work will take place on the A39 west of Bucks Cross to Dowland Cross between 19 February and 7 March 2018. I thought it was 2 […]

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Another new Principal for Route 39

There’s another new Principal for the North Devon free school, Route 39, the fourth since it opened in 2013. Acting Principal, David Ray, from South Dartmoor, makes way for a […]

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

Wow! Devon Council is rightly proud of this … Devon residents produced less rubbish for disposal per household than in any other county according to government figures. Defra figures for 2016/17 […]

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A Devon spider to start the day…

Devon Council is really good at producing information, so this comes from them. Apparently, Devon is renowned for having beautiful wildlife-rich landscapes and habitats. Less well known is the huge […]

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Regenerating Westward Ho! site

At community and resources committee on Monday, Councillors voted on proposals to take forward development ideas for the Avon Lane Tennis Court site to a formal planning submission stage. Following extensive community […]

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Flooding danger in North Devon

For anyone with family or friends in North Devon or who are travelling that way. From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are urging the public to remain on alert for […]

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Police appeal for witnesses after link road death

A woman has died following a fall from a bridge near Tiverton. Police were called just before 4.40am on Wednesday 6 December with reports that a woman had fallen from […]

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Rake & Burn event at Northam Burrows

Following the end of another busy summer season at Northam Burrows, the Rangers will once again be looking to take advantage of the autumn/winter months to embark upon a busy […]

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Not the kind of Kinder surprise you want!

From Devon & Cornwall Police Class-A drugs hidden in a Kinder Surprise and a large quantity of cash has been seized following a policing operation in North Devon. On Wednesday […]

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Possible substance death of a Devon teenager

A warning to young people everywhere to be very careful what they are ingesting. Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a teenager in the early hours of […]

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North Devon students get on track…

World class athletes celebrate the graduation of young people from Northern Devon on a transformational programme which strikes me as reminiscent of CATS. Get-On-Track is a 14-month transformational programme, led […]

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Crossing the Tamar

When you still feel excited about crossing the Tamar and being right on the border…

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Mountaineer inspires Route 39 pupils

If you’ve been in Clovelly over the last week you may be wondering what has been going on for groups Route 39 Academy students have been climbing up the famously […]

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