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Case Study

Peter Smerdon, Rattery’s Snow Warden

Snow Warden

To find out more about being a Snow Warden watch this short film about Peter Smerdon, Rattery’s snow warden.

Category: Volunteering

More case studies - Volunteering

man cutting back weeds on devon country road

Information about the applications for the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCEF) that were approved in 2017/18. Read more >

A pilot project to test how communities can support local libraries Read more >

Parishes signed up to the Snow Warden Scheme are free to decide how they use their free salt in their area Read more >

Jet washing a sign in Bideford

How Bideford Town Council have made use of the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund. Read more >

Pothole filling trials

In response to demand to fill potholes, Devon Highways Materials Laboratory identified a product, that would provide a robust fix. Read more >

Tackling flooding with self help funds

The parish of Colyton is active in trying to address their own ongoing drainage and flooding issues. Read more >

Upton Pyne self help - sign cleaning

The Parish of Upton Pyne are actively carrying out self help works to keep their area looking good. Read more >

Road wardens, Plymtree volunteers

Following the successful pilot of minor pothole repairs, the Council has announced that the scheme is being widened. Read more >

Parish Lengthsman

Highway Self Help scheme gives town and parish councils and community self-help groups the opportunity to do small maintenance tasks. Read more >

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