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Jennie Stephens and Heather BarnesStrategic Directors appointed at Devon County Council
Heather Barnes has been appointed Strategic Director Place and Jennie Stephens has been appointed Strategic Director People. Find out more

Devon receives additional 9m for pothole repairs
More than 9m has been awarded to Devon County Council for pothole repairs

Residents asked to help Council make the most of its libraries
The Council wants to know how residents will use the county's libraries in the future in a bid to maximise access to the service across all 50 of its branches.

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in consultation

Post-16 school transport to continue
The authority was looking at a number of options for post-16 transport as part of its 54.6 million budget cuts

Household waste not affected by new charges
Devon County Council has issued a statement to reaffirm what types of waste will be affected

Launch of CD produced by children in care
A CD of 11 music tracks, written, recorded and packaged by young people in care has been produced
NEWS Nearer to You

The Landmark in IlfracombeNew play area and bus layby in Ilfracombe
Bus passengers are to benefit from a
new bus layby in Marlbrough Road and a new play area at Oxford Park has been officially opened

New zebra crossing for Pilton schools
A new zebra crossing
has been completed in Barnstaple to benefit school pupils in the town

Volunteers needed for youth offending panels
South Devon Youth Offending Team is looking for volunteers
to help run an important part of the youth justice system
The new bridge on the Wray Valley Trail.
Bridge lifted on Trail

A new bridge has been installed over the A382 at Moretonhampstead as part of the ongoing development of the Wray Valley Trail

South Hams school developments opened
This includes a new 500,000 building at South Brent Primary School and three major new developments at Oaklands Park
School in Dawlish

Exmouth Primary achieves foundation stage success
Brixington Primary School celebrated the official opening
of its foundation stage unit

New registration office opens in Okehampton
Improvements have been made to the Registration Service in West Devon, including a new permanent office in Okehampton
Mid Devon
Crediton Library helps people get back into work
The Library has launched an innovative new project to support unemployed local people back to work
Read more news from your local areaNEWS from Across the County
Chief Executive Phil Norrey, Chairman Christine Marsh, Cllr Andrea Davis, Cllr Saxon Spence, Cllr Richard Westlake and Devon County Council's cycling ambassador Andre Burton with the winners at the ceremony last week.Children in care awards
The efforts and achievements of 120 children in care were recognised
last month

April 2011

Community Council of Devon
Do you love your community?
Devon Community of the Year is a new annual award open to any Devon group, town, village, or society. Find out more and Nominate your community!

Search underway for community transport heroes
Do you know
someone who deserves special recognition for their work in the Community Transport sector in Devon?

Public consultation into use of the Devon Record Office
Devon County Council has launched a public consultation to find out how people use the Devon Record Offices in Exeter and Barnstaple

Devon Trading Standards to withdraw Farming Helpline

The way that advice is given to farmers relating to animal movement licensing, identification and general animal welfare issues is changing

Recruitment campaign to attract 'best of the best' for Devon's most vulnerable
A recruitment drive is underway to introduce a new level of front line children's social work professional to Devon

Charity cyclist receives training

A novice cyclist is preparing to take on the coast to coast challenge from Ilfracombe to Plymouth with the help of Devon County Council's cycling instructors

And finally...
A village school will stage its own 'Royal' wedding this month!

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