Community support schemes give town and parish councils, community self-help groups and volunteers, the opportunity to take control of small local maintenance tasks. View all community support and self help schemes >
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The Road Warden Scheme
allows trained volunteers to complete minor maintenance works in the vicinity of the public highway within their community. Read more >
The Parish Paths Partnership Scheme
allows volunteers to improve the condition of their local rights of way. Read more >
The Highways Self Help Scheme
allows trained volunteers to complete minor works out at a safe distance from the public highway. Read more >
The Snow Warden Scheme
allows trained volunteers to act as a key contact between the local community and Devon County Council during severe weather. Read more >
Find out about the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement fund which aims to help communities enhance their local area by providing financial assistance, as well as encouraging collaborative working between towns, parishes and voluntary and community groups. Apply now >
There are many successful projects in Devon where communities have taken action and work together to benefit their local area.
Luppitt Parish Council were awarded £980.00 from the HMCEF to repair a 30 metre section of road within the parish and £860.00 to carry out works to remove water off the road surface. Read more >
Since joining the Road Warden Scheme early in 2018, Thornbury Hamlets has been proactive in logging and addressing the non-intervention potholes in the parish. The response from residents and the grant received from the HMCEF has been very positive, with volunteers of all ages, who are keen to ‘do their bit’ to make our roads… Read more >
Sticklepath Parish Council received funding from the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCEF). The money contributed towards contractor costs for verge cutting and weed spraying throughout the parish. Read more >