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Case Study

Clearance works in North Tawton and Whimple

Bench off of path at North Tawton

North Tawton Town Council were awarded £3,000 for vegetation management through the HMCEF.   Whimple Parish Council received a grant to purchase Personal Protection Equipment for volunteers and highway equipment.

North Tawton Town Council
The work concentrated on widening a footpath along Station Road, North Tawton by cutting back and clearing overgrown vegetation.  This has improved pedestrian safety and has helped to prevent deterioration to the paved surface of the footpath.

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Whimple Parish Council

Since purchasing the equipment, the parish have undertaken various highway related works including the clearing of blocked drain covers, clearing streams of branches and other debris and clearing pathways of fallen leaves.

                               

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