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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Calls for Bickington bypass before more new homes are builtbe at complete saturation point once these developments are competed unless maj
Calls for Bickington bypass before more new homes are built
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
be at complete saturation point once these developments are competed unless major highways improvements take place.” But Devon County Council said there was no estimated start date for the proposed A39/Bickington bypass and the scheme wasn’t even... Read more
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PhysOrg
Commuters set to take front seat in new project to cut traffic congestiontwo-year intelligent transport project for the area involving the University, i
Commuters set to take front seat in new project to cut traffic congestion
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
two-year intelligent transport project for the area involving the University, in partnership with Exeter City Council, Devon County Council and a consortium led by NTT DATA, a leading global IT services provider. Through the project, called... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Could plan solve Braunton’s air pollution problems?facility at Chivenor Cross could make a difference, as could redirecting traffi
Could plan solve Braunton’s air pollution problems?
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
facility at Chivenor Cross could make a difference, as could redirecting traffic along the A399. The council is to ask Devon County Council, responsible for highways, when such measures could be carried out. * Return to our home pages for more... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Bollard volunteers sought for Barnstaple town centre Bollards at the bottom of Barnstaple High Street Devon County Council recent
Bollard volunteers sought for Barnstaple town centre
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
Bollards at the bottom of Barnstaple High Street Devon County Council recently cut the service which sees Barnstaple’s pedestrian areas closed off to vehicles. Barnstaple Town Council is... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Increase for Devon on-street parking charges Council has put charges up following a five year freeze Devon County Council
Increase for Devon on-street parking charges
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
Council has put charges up following a five year freeze Devon County Council is increasing charges to on-street parking for the first time in five years. From May 9 the cost of parking in on-street bays... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
New Devon library service launchedNight on Saturday. Libraries Unlimited is a community-owned social enterprise,
New Devon library service launched
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
Night on Saturday. Libraries Unlimited is a community-owned social enterprise, and has taken over 50 libraries from the Devon County Council. It welcomed authors, community groups and partners to learn about its plans for improving library... Read more
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This is West Country
More children awarded first-choice school places across Devonof their three preferred primary schools. Figures released today show that 98.
More children awarded first-choice school places across Devon
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
of their three preferred primary schools. Figures released today show that 98.5 per cent of the families who applied to Devon County Council for a place in a county primary have got one of their three preferences with 3.1 per cent offered their... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Work set to start on Barnstaple’s new Asdaact as a major flood defence for the huge retail and residential development –
Work set to start on Barnstaple’s new Asda
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 4 days ago
act as a major flood defence for the huge retail and residential development – is still awaiting an official sign-off from Devon County Council. The shared cycleway and footpath is 3.5-metres wide and is sat within an eight-metre-wide ‘no-build’... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Rockham beach reopened as steps repaireda long wet winter that had a big impact on the unstable and eroding cliffs surr
Rockham beach reopened as steps repaired
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
a long wet winter that had a big impact on the unstable and eroding cliffs surrounding the beach. The National Trust and Devon County Council worked together on a joint £110,000 project to reinstate the steps thanks to majority funding from the... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Stone the crows! Giant bird’s nest discovered in Combe Martinto parish clerk Michelle Beaumont, it appeared the loft insulation had been nea
Stone the crows! Giant bird’s nest discovered in Combe Martin
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 9 days ago
to parish clerk Michelle Beaumont, it appeared the loft insulation had been neatly cut to fit around it. When former owner Devon County Council was queried, an email said the only birds able to make a nest that big would be ‘an eagle or an osprey’... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Devon County Council sets highways budget for next yearNew THINK! on out of town rural roads, says new campaign Council earmarks mon
Devon County Council sets highways budget for next year
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 9 days ago
New THINK! on out of town rural roads, says new campaign Council earmarks money for repairs - but minor potholes will be dealt with by community road wardens in areas of North Devon. Devon... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Trust is ‘first’ to enter the home care marketNHS Trust is set to become the first NHS trust to enter the home care market.
Trust is ‘first’ to enter the home care market
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 9 days ago
NHS Trust is set to become the first NHS trust to enter the home care market. The move follows a successful bid to Devon County Council, NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group and South Devon and Torbay... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
More Devon children offered first choice primary schoolper cent of Devon children have been offered a place at one of their three pref
More Devon children offered first choice primary school
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 11 days ago
per cent of Devon children have been offered a place at one of their three preferred primary schools. Figures released by Devon County Council today (Monday) show that 98.5 per cent of the families who applied for a place in a county primary have... Read more
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This is West Country
Positive response to plans to open a railway station in Wellington - but Somerset County Council says it won't be investing any moneygoing to take some time." Rebecca explained at the meeting that all local auth
Positive response to plans to open a railway station in Wellington - but Somerset County Council says it won't be investing any money
This is West Country / Posted 17 days ago
going to take some time." Rebecca explained at the meeting that all local authorities involved - Somerset County Council, Devon County Council, Exeter Council, Taunton Deane Borough Council and Mid Devon Council - are being encouraged to follow... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
New signs could improve safety at North Devon Link Road junctionoption was set to be presented to the North Devon Highways and Traffic Orders C
New signs could improve safety at North Devon Link Road junction
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 17 days ago
option was set to be presented to the North Devon Highways and Traffic Orders Committee yesterday (Tuesday). It follows Devon County Council analysis that found the junction – the scene of one ‘serious’ and four ‘slight’ injury incidents between... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Council refuses plans for 200 homes at Heywood Road for second timeRoad would be dangerous, and that the current road system could not cope. But
Council refuses plans for 200 homes at Heywood Road for second time
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 22 days ago
Road would be dangerous, and that the current road system could not cope. But Cllr Peter Christie said: “This is just Devon County Council scrabbling around to get some money to get the roundabout. “It’s nothing about tying to improve the... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
New Devon library service goes livelibraries has now gone live. Libraries Unlimited, a community-owned social ent
New Devon library service goes live
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 22 days ago
libraries has now gone live. Libraries Unlimited, a community-owned social enterprise, takes over running the service from Devon County Council, which says it is business as normal for library users. The aim is to safeguard all 50 Devon libraries... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Council’s bid to make Barnstaple a better, brighter towncommunity litter pick, it all helps.” This week, the town council took over ma
Council’s bid to make Barnstaple a better, brighter town
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 26 days ago
community litter pick, it all helps.” This week, the town council took over management of the town’s roadside verges from Devon County Council. Chairman of the town’s environment committee Arthur Windsor said: “We are calling for a bigger effort... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Link road upgrades ‘needed’ to keep pace with North Devon expansionto South Molton stretch opened in 1988 and the South Molton to Bideford section
Link road upgrades ‘needed’ to keep pace with North Devon expansion
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 28 days ago
to South Molton stretch opened in 1988 and the South Molton to Bideford section was opened in 1989 by Michael Portillo.” Devon County Council launched its ‘Gateway’ consultation in 2014 after Mr Greenslade questioned the volume of traffic on the... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
More North Devon towns and villages in line for streetlight upgradewhere around 5,200 lights and 1,100 columns are being replaced. It is being pa
More North Devon towns and villages in line for streetlight upgrade
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 29 days ago
where around 5,200 lights and 1,100 columns are being replaced. It is being paid for using Challenge Funding, which Devon County Council received following a successful bid to the Department for Transport. Councillor Stuart Hughes, the... Read more
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This is West Country
Age UK purchases The Haven Centre in TivertonCentre, home to their popular activity day centre in Tiverton. It marks the cu
Age UK purchases The Haven Centre in Tiverton
This is West Country / Posted 1 months ago
Centre, home to their popular activity day centre in Tiverton. It marks the culmination of a year of negotiations with Devon County Council, who have worked hard to ensure that the site is available for continued use by the community. The... Read more
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This is West Country
Cove road reopens to traffic lightsa new safety barrier to be built. The reopening of the road was delayed as add
Cove road reopens to traffic lights
This is West Country / Posted 1 months ago
a new safety barrier to be built. The reopening of the road was delayed as additional works needed to be carried out but Devon County Council said the current 24-hour closure was due to end last night – March 24. From now until the completion of... Read more

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