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Case Study

Facelift for Exe Bridges subway

Exe Bridges subway

Local graffiti artists have given the subway at Exe Bridges in Exeter a colourful facelift.

The project, organised by Devon County Council and Miss*C’s Graffiti Academy, has over recent weekends seen local graffiti artists donating their time for free to revitalise the subways. Find out more about the project on the Devon news centre.

 

Category: Volunteering

More case studies - Volunteering

Road wardens, Plymtree volunteers

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

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 >

workman in hi vis putting up traffic cone with road works sign

One of the initial issues facing local councils is access to appropriate signs and equipment. Read more >

young child looking through a selection of books at library

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

Snow Warden

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

tractor in field covered in snow trying to clear snow

More than 250 towns and parishes in the county have snow wardens in place in case Devon is hit by prolonged severe weather. Read more >

road covered in snow with person walking down the road, a person in the background is shoveling snow from their drive

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

brightly colours mural in a subway

Tavistock subway gets a new mural painting 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 >