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
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‘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 | No 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
Barnstaple Longbridge at dusk

Barnstaple’s Longbridge lights will be fitted next week

Work begins next week to install new lighting on the arches of one of Barnstaple’s most iconic landmarks.

Posted on: 11 January 2019 | Posted in: Economy | No Comments

Stand for what you believe in – become a councillor

What matters to you in the district? Are you passionate about improving your community? Whatever needs changing in your local area, you could be the person to change it by becoming a councillor.

Posted on: 10 January 2019 | Posted in: Democracy | No Comments

Contractors sought for Ilfracombe’s new watersports centre

Contractors with an interest in tendering for the new watersports centre in Ilfracombe are being invited to find out more at an information event next month.

Posted on: 24 December 2018 | Posted in: Leisure | No Comments

‘Moment of madness’ flytipper and car litter lout slapped with fines this week

North Devon Council is continuing to tackle flytippers and litter louts across the district, with two successful prosecutions this week totalling almost £3,000.

Posted on: 21 December 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 2 Comments

Crematorium supports local children’s charity with recycling scheme

The North Devon Crematorium has been able to make a charitable donation to the North Devon Children’s Holiday Foundation (NDCHF) thanks to its role in a national recycling scheme.

Posted on: 21 December 2018 | Posted in: | No Comments
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A big thank you to North Devon residents for a green 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, North Devon Council is thanking residents for their efforts in recycling this year, and reflecting on the improvements made to its waste and recycling service over the last 18 months.

Posted on: 21 December 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
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