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Brighten up – Get noticed!

Cycling is a fantastic activity to enjoy all year round, but as the winter nights draw in, and temperatures begin to fall, it’s more important then ever to take the necessary precautions for a safe winter cycle ride. To stay safe, … Continue reading

Path closures on Teign Estuary Trail, Newton Abbot

The racecourse section of the Teign Estuary Trail will be closed by Newton Abbot Racing to protect the health and safety of horses and riders during race meetings. To find out when the route will be closed in 2016, visit … Continue reading

£6 million boost from Devon Stage of The Tour

Tour of Britain 2014 Posted on: 10 November 2014 This year’s Devon Stage of the Friends Life Tour of Britain generated more than £6 million for the local economy, according to an independent report. The report, commissioned by The Tour, … Continue reading

Bikeability School Travel Survey

To all Devon Schools: Devon County Council and The Association of Bikeability Schemes (TABS) invite your  school to register for the online 2014/15 Devon  Bikeability School Travel Survey for pupils in Years 5 and 6. Please complete the online registration … Continue reading

Rob beats bike battle

    Posted on: 13 June 2014   Rob has battled dyspraxia and coordination issues since childhood, but then he reached his thirties and found an adult cycle confidence session delivered through Excel on behalf of Devon County Council as … Continue reading

Devon to benefit from sustainable transport funding

    Devon County Council has today (Friday 11 July) received £1.1 million from the Government for sustainable transport schemes. Devon has successfully bid for the Local Sustainable Transport Funding as a one year extension for its two projects which … Continue reading

Teign Estuary Trail plans progressing

l  9 June 2014 Devon County Council is moving forward in planning the next section of the Teign Estuary Trail. Detailed design for the 2.5 mile section from Kingsteignton to Bishopsteignton is now progressing in parallel with work towards the … Continue reading

Our Sustrans Active Travel Officers

Joel Smith and Martin Burrows are our Active Travel Officers. They work in schools in Exeter, Exe Estuary, Newton Abbot and Totnes encouraging pupils (and staff!) to walk, cycle and scoot. Find out more about their work: Spring term 2014 … Continue reading

Do you want to do it on road or off road?

Road racing coaching sessions Exeter Wheelers is excited to launch Go-Ride in Exeter, with the support of Devon County Council and British Cycling. This scheme is designed to help young cyclists (aged 8-15) learn the skills involved in sport road … Continue reading

The Tour is coming

The Tour of Britain will return to Devon on Thursday 11 September 2014 At a national launch event in London on Monday 31 March, The Tour organisers SweetSpot Group and hosts Devon County Council announced that the Devon Stage of … Continue reading

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Devon schools travel to Lapland and back 16 times as part of the ‘Leg it to Lapland’ winter challenge

Pupils and teachers in Devon clocked up a staggering 66,853 virtual miles of active travel during December’s “Leg it to Lapland” winter challenge Continue reading

Support for £1.3 million bridge proposals

Proposals for a £1.3 million pedestrian and cycle bridge over Summer Lane, which will form a key part of a major cycle route in Exeter, have received the support of Devon County Council’s Cabinet Continue reading

Street trial event at St Michael’s Church of England Primary Academy

St. Michaels Church of England Primary Academy School pupils have helped to trial temporary changes to the street outside their school as a way of encouraging more people to walk and cycle Continue reading

Winter is coming! Make sure your workplace is prepared with a FREE Winter Safety box

Travel Devon has 10 FREE winter walking and cycling kits worth £100 available for businesses in Exeter, Newton Abbot and Barnstaple that apply before Thursday 28 February 2019 Continue reading

Consultation planned for next stage of Exeter cycle route

Plans for the next section of the strategic cycle route in Exeter have been drawn up by Devon County Council and will be available to view online from Monday 15 October to Monday 19 November Continue reading