Tag Archives: Cllr Roger Croad

Devon pupils to discuss waste and recycling at annual summit

Around 80 Devon students attending annual Waste Summit to challenge their knowledge of how to reduce, reuse and recycle waste.
Posted on: 11 March 2013 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Council approves £3M to repair and restore Grand Western Canal

The Cabinet has confirmed its decision to repair, restore and modernise part of the Grand Western Canal following extensive damage in November last year.
Posted on: 13 February 2013 | Posted in: Environment| 1 Comment

Devon supports Cross Channel Declaration

Devon County Council backing new agreement with French authorities to tackle threat of pollution from shipping incidents
Posted on: 12 February 2013 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Additional funding for successful library wellbeing scheme

A pioneering scheme designed to improve people’s memory and mental wellbeing through shared reading is being rolled out across libraries in Devon
Posted on: 21 January 2013 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments

Fund raising to restore the Grand Western Canal after dramatic collapse

The Friends of the Grand Western Canal is raising money to assist in the rebuild of the canal's embankment at Halberton after its dramatic collapse following heavy rainfall.
Posted on: 9 January 2013 | Posted in: Environment| No Comments

Heritage Lottery Fund hands first class ticket to Devon’s prestigious railway collection

Rail enthusiasts are celebrating the announcement that Devon County Council has secured a grant of £49,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to improv…
Posted on: 17 December 2012 | Posted in: Community| No Comments

Information gathering event about Grand Western Canal

Communities along the Grand Western Canal are being invited to a fact-finding meeting to establish events that led to the breach of the canal last month.
Posted on: 14 December 2012 | Posted in: Environment| 3 Comments

Watercoolers help in the fight against heavy drinking

Self-service watercoolers are being installed in pubs and clubs across Devon to encouage partygoers to drink more water.
Posted on: 14 December 2012 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing| No Comments

Devon residents saving thousands on their heating oil bills

Devon residents are saving thousands of pounds on their heating oil through collective buying power. People currently struggling to afford to keep their heating on are benefiting.
Posted on: 5 December 2012 | Posted in: Community| No Comments
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Farmer pleads guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to a cow

A north Devon farmer has pleaded guilty to one charge of causing unnecessary suffering to a cow by failing to treat its in-growing horn.
Posted on: 3 December 2012 | Posted in: Business and Economy| No Comments
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