Local News

New footbridge will replace historic structure over the River Sid

The construction of the new footbridge, which will replace Alma Bridge, will get under way this month by Mac Plant Construction, which has been appointed by Devon County Council.

The scheme was granted planning permission in November last year.

Zapinamo secures £4m to provide 150 Superfast Chargers

Devon County Council (DCC) has formed a consortium with two private sector companies, ZAPINAMO and Gamma Energy, to install and operate 150 electric car charge points on the streets of Exeter over the next two years.

Council Leader sets out Devon’s stall to new PM

The Leader of Devon County Council, Cllr John Hart, has written to new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, setting out some of the county’s biggest challenges facing Devon residents.


Proposals to build a £1.73million segregated cycle route along Cumberland Way and part of Pinhoe Road in Exeter, have been approved by Devon County Council’s ruling Cabinet (September 13)


Parking Team Win Prestigious Award

Devon County Council’s parking team has won a prestigious award for customer service.

Devon received an award for “best practice reporting in customer service” at the PATROL PARC Awards (Parking Annual Report Awards by Councils).

Take on the Bike Week Cycle Challenge

People across Devon are being urged to take part in the Bike Week Cycle Challenge which starts on Saturday (10 June).

Devon County Council is running the challenge during Bike Week, from 10-18 June, to encourage ‘everyday cycling for everyone’ across the county.

John Hart Refreshes His Cabinet

Devon County Council leader John Hart has announced proposals to refresh his ruling Cabinet following last week’s election victory.