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Opposition leader at Devon County Council steps down after eight years Members Public

The opposition leader at Devon County Council is stepping down after more than eight years in the role. Councillor Alan Connett, who is also the leader of Teignbridge District Council, has served as leader of the Liberal Democrat group since December 2013. He will be replaced by his current deputy,

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New ferry service between Ilfracombe and Swansea back on the table Members Public

A new ferry service between North Devon and Wales could be back on the cards after the county council said it was interested to find out more about the idea. Plans for a ‘Severn link’ were first drawn up just over a decade ago. Ilfracombe to Swansea was to be

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'Boy in the tent' Max Woosey among those awarded gongs at special ceremony Members Public

A Devon boy has received the British Empire Medal (BEM) after spending more than two years sleeping in a tent for charity. Twelve-year-old Max Woosey is among 11 Devon residents in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours who received MBEs and BEMs from Her Majesty’s representative in Devon,

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