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Local Data

Area Profile
This profile pulls together information from a number of sources – both local and national. To ensure the profile is as up to date as possible the data are collected directly from the various websites each day. This might mean that the page takes a while to load. 
Mosaic Profile
Experian produce a dataset called Mosaic which describes the characteristics of people and households in the area. This profile explores these data in more detail.

Local News

Latest news headlines from around the area

From local newspapers

Views on the News – possible closures From Crediton County Courier
The story appeared in Issue 965 on Friday, April 4.

Paige plans to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for meningitis charity From Crediton County Courier
A FORMER student at Crediton’s Queen Elizabeth’s Academy, who is currently studying at the Univers…

‘Outstanding’ Ofsted again for Chulmleigh Primary School From Crediton County Courier
CHULMLEIGH Primary School is celebrating after Ofsted inspectors declared the school to be “Outstan…

“Be mindful of fire impact” From Mid Devon Star
WITH sunny weather predicted for the Easter weekend many people will be encouraged to be outside, wh…

Jobseekers claimants on the decrease From Mid Devon Star
THE number of people claiming Jobseekers Allowance in Devon has decreased by 8%, or 568 claimants, b…

Celebrate World Book Night at your local library From Mid Devon Star
BOOK lovers in Devon are being invited to celebrate World Book Night at the County Council’s librari…

From Devon County Council

Safety to be improved in Leat Street, Tiverton
New zebra crossing to be installed on the A3126 Leat Street in Tiverton, with work starting on Monda…

Positive climate for learning at improving Tiverton High School
The progress of students at Tiverton High School is accelerating because teaching is improving rapid…

Canal celebrates five years of green flags
The Grand Western Canal and Country Park has successfully retained the Green Flag Award for the fift…

New leadership of Tiverton school raising standards
The new leadershjp of a Tiverton primary school has been praised by education inspectors for raising…

Grand Western Canal to host charity walk
Families are being invited to the Grand Western Canal on Sunday 19 May to take part in the annual sp…

Council approves £3M to repair and restore Grand Western Canal
The Cabinet has confirmed its decision to repair, restore and modernise part of the Grand Western Ca…

Grand Western Canal; levels dropping but road closures continue across the county
Work is continuing at the Grand Western Canal where the water levels of the lake are dropping and cu…

Flooding affecting Devon’s communities
Residents in Halberton are being asked to be aware of the potential risk of flooding this afternoon …

New development opened at Tiverton primary school
The £220,000 scheme has provided a new classroom and the refurbishment of toilet and cloakroom faci…

Tiverton Youth Centre celebrates refurbishment with an open day
Tiverton’s Youth Centre is to be officially opened this Saturday 27 October.

Grand Western Canal’s visitor centre to open, celebrating its history and wildlife
The new visitor centre for the Grand Western Canal is to open its doors to the public for the first …

Staff go the extra mile at Birchen Lane Children’s Home
A children’s home in Tiverton has been praised by Ofsted for its highly motivated staff and relati…

Old photos of Canal sought for new visitor centre
An appeal has been issued for old photos of the Grand Western Canal to feature in displays at the ne…

Plans progress for new extra care housing schemes across Devon
Devon County and District Councils are working with development partners on the first phase of a pro…

Helping local businesses to innovate and grow
A Tiverton engineering company has benefited from the DCC-supported ‘Innovation Management and Growt…

Volunteers sought to encourage hobbies and interests
Devon County Council is looking for volunteers to work with its care home residents to encourage hob…

Tiverton residents get helping hand to find work
Devon County Council’s Library in Tiverton is reminding residents about its weekly ‘work club’.

Your Local Councillors

Below are links to your local councils’ contact pages. You can also find information about your local County Councillors.

Local Councils
Devon County Council
Mid Devon District Council
North Devon District Council
Local County Councillor areas
Cullompton Rural
Newton St Cyres & Sandford
Tiverton East
Tiverton West
Willand & Uffculme
South Molton Rural

Local Services

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