Crematorium presents £7,000 to North Devon Hospice

North Devon Hospice is the latest charity to benefit from the North Devon Crematorium’s role in a national metal recycling scheme.

Posted on: 6 February 2019 | Posted in: Community | No Comments

New coastal trail to reveal North Devon’s American GI story

Visitors to North Devon this summer will be able to discover the area’s hidden wartime past as evidenced in its iconic coastal landscape.

Posted on: 6 February 2019 | Posted in: Leisure | 2 Comments

Council’s campaign against environmental crimes continues

A year since the launch of its ‘Clear Messages’ campaign, North Devon Council is continuing the fight against environmental crimes and looking back on the successes of 2018.

Posted on: 5 February 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Hillsborough – an Iron Age hillfort from above

Do you have some time to spare to help out at an action day at Hillsborough Local Nature Reserve?

Posted on: 5 February 2019 | Posted in: Leisure | No Comments

Barnstaple Judo club kicks off annual training course thanks to council funding

A judo club based in Barnstaple has been awarded two council grants to enable them to hold a ‘Super Saturday’ summer course.

Posted on: 29 January 2019 | Posted in: Leisure | No Comments

Working together to support our agricultural industry

Councillors have been finding out how they can support our local agricultural industry at a special question and answer session with agricultural experts.

Posted on: 23 January 2019 | Posted in: Democracy | No Comments

Opportunity to run Ilfracombe’s popular land train

The contract is up for renewal to run Ilfracombe’s popular land train.

Posted on: 18 January 2019 | Posted in: Economy | No Comments
Picture of flytipping found at Filleigh

‘Duty of care’ flytipper lands himself a £500 penalty

North Devon Council is continuing to tackle flytippers across the district and those who don’t take responsibility for their waste properly, following another successful prosecution this week.

Posted on: 17 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Plastic bottle by estuary

Five year strategy to rid northern Devon of single-use plastics

A five-year strategy and action plan to rid northern Devon of single-use plastics has been agreed by members of the Plastic Free North Devon Consortium.

Posted on: 15 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment | 3 Comments
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Safe Sleep service helping North Devon’s homeless this winter

Three months into a winter shelter project for the homeless, North Devon Council and Freedom Community Alliance are reminding the district’s rough sleepers to take advantage of the service during this cold weather. 

Posted on: 15 January 2019 | Posted in: Housing | No Comments
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