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Case Study

Vegetation Clearance in North Tawton

wall on side of road cleared from weeds bramble and earth

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)

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concrete ditch with drain

Luppitt Parish Council were awarded funding for laying a new drain within the parish, as well as funding towards a project to create a new concrete ditch. Read more >

road leading into Hennock

Hennock Parish Council were awarded funding from the HMCEF towards the cost of employing a contractor to undertake lengthsman duties within the parish. Read more >

hedgerow along road with muddy ditchwater, with a small white dog looking into the ditch

Southleigh Parish Council secured funding from the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund to carry out extensive ditching and culvert clearance. Read more >

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estate road, shepherds meadow on summers day at

Beaford Parish Council received a grant from the HMCEF for a project to patch an estate road, Shepherds Meadow, within their community. Read more >

drainage cover in road full of leaves

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Grass cutting

Bridestowe Parish Council were awarded funding towards the employment of a contractor to undertake grass cutting, weed spraying and hedge cutting within the parish and to fund the purchase of equipment for highway maintenance work. Read more >

Bench off of path at North Tawton

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