Vegetation Clearance in North Tawton
North Tawton Town Council received funding through the HMCEF to clear a wall and hedge free from weeds, brambles and earth accumulation to make the road safer for pedestrians to use.
This work has tidied this area of the town and improved road safety for those using it. Devon County Council policy would not require any action to be undertaken to this area so the town council took action.
More case studies - Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCEF)
Ilfracombe Town Council employ a town maintenance operative, whose role includes keeping the town tidy and free from weeds, cutting grass verges, pruning trees, clearing drains and filling minor potholes. A group of volunteers also carry out minor works under supervision. Read more >
Littlehempston Parish Council were awarded £1000 for snow and ice clearance during the winter period. The parish purchased a snow hopper attachment for a tractor to enable the parish to be gritted prior to and during snow fall. The parish is quite widespread and made up of small lanes which can easily be cut off… Read more >
A number of parishes have received funding from HMCEF and have used this to carry out maintenance works and improvements to their local communities. Read more >