NEWS

USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS
Care Direct - Social Services 0845 1551 007

Highways 0345 155 1004 or 0845 155 1004

Emergencies (out of hours)

  • Care Direct - Social Services: 0345 600 0388 or 0845 600 0388
  • Highways: 0345 155 1008
  • Animal welfare, petrol and explosives: 01392 499499

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FOR BUDLEIGH SALTERTON MET OFFICE LATEST PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK 

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Temporary Prohibition of Through Traffic Notices 

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EAST DEVON DISTRICT COUNCIL

From May 2018 East Devon District Council will be taking subscriptions for the new Green Waste service.

Further information on the new service can be found on our website http://eastdevon.gov.uk/recycling-and-rubbish/new-green-waste-service-2018/

After successful trials in the area, in June 2017 East Devon District Council rolled out their new recycling scheme in Budleigh Salterton.  For more information please click on the link below.  
http://eastdevon.gov.uk/recycling-and-rubbish/new-recycling-and-waste-service-2017/


East Devon have produced an easy to use A-Z of what to recycle where, please click on the link  to access the guide.
http://eastdevon.gov.uk/recycling-and-rubbish/which-bin-do-i-use/a-z-of-recycling-and-disposals/

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PINPOINT Community Services in Devon 

Pinpoint is a free online directory of support and services available within Devon, providing information on advice services, care at home, staying healthy, social groups and much more.

Pinpoint launched recently replacing the Devon Community Directory.  To find out a little more, please click here.

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Developments and latest position of the super fast broadband programme

Can be found on the connecting Devon and Somerset website by clicking on this link: http://www.connectingdevonandsomerset.co.uk/
 

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FAB Link Interconnector Project

For more information on the project to build the 220- kilometre France-Alderney-Britain electricity connector and the proposed subsea and underground cable route and converter station please follow the link -  http://www.fablink.net/

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The League of Friends of Budleigh Salterton Hospital, Northern, Eastern and Western Clinical Commissioning Group (NEW Devon CCG) and the Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) have agreed to transform the town’s Community Hospital into a health and wellbeing hub for all.

 

The types of services which could be available in the new health and wellbeing hub include additional physiotherapy, podiatry, hospice services and audiology. Please visit the website for more information http://www.budleighhospitalhub.org/

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Budleigh Salterton Police "Have your say"
These sessions will be held once a month in the Library, where our local PCSO will be available to discuss policing issues.  See posters for dates and times. 

 

Devon and Cornwall Police have received reports relating to a professionally run national scam.

This has led to many vulnerable people, who are often elderly, being ruthlessly defrauded out of thousands of pounds. For information please follow the link.

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Water Quality
Bathing water at beaches is regularly tested by the Environment Agency.  It is measured by the amount of bacteria within a water sample. Counts are undertaken throughout the bathing season to see if the water quality meets the European Union's (EC) Bathing Water Directive. The directive sets limits for a number of substances and all countries in the EU have to make sure their popular beaches meet these standards. These popular beaches are known as designated bathing waters.

 

Bathing waters must be tested at weekly intervals between 1 May and 30 September, with a minimum of 20 samples tested.  There are two measurement criteria - a minimum standard, which must be met in order for a bathing area to pass, and a higher standard, which member states should strive to achieve. 

We have included a link to the EA website to view test results.

South West Water have produced a leaflet about Bathing Water in the South West. To view it please click here

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You may notice there are occasionally a number of tankers in Lyme Bay. To find out what individual tankers are carrying and their destination please go to Shipping Movements.

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