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  • Devon County Council elections - latest update

    By OkehampPeople at 09:32 on 03/05/13
    The Devon County Council election results will be coming in throughout today (Friday 3 May). Counting started at 10am
    THE RESULTS of the Devon County Council election are now coming in (Friday 3 May), via Okehampton People… West Devon Borough Council has announced that the turnout for the West Devon divisions was 34.22 per cent. For the latest update of the results, go to Lining up for the Devon County Council election… This lists the candidates in the Okehampton area. If you let the page settle, the latest results should come in at the...
  • Lining up for the Devon County Council election…

    By OkehampPeople at 12:20 on 30/04/13
    Residents in the Okehampton area go to the polls this Thursday (2 May) to choose new councillors for Devon County Council.
    RESIDENTS IN the Okehampton area go to the polls this Thursday (2 May) to choose new councillors for Devon County Council. The elections give voters an opportunity to decide who will lead the council, selecting those who will be responsible for key local services… County Council elections in England take place once every four years, and all 62 seats in Devon are up for grabs. Across the county nearly 600,000 people over the age...
  • Is there an unsung hero in Okehampton who deserves an award?

    By Richard_Penny at 11:55 on 09/02/12
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    Nominations are being sought for awards from the Mayor of West Devon to thank the Borough's unsung heroes and heroines, young and old. All over West Devon there are people who are working to make things better for the Borough and its communities, and now their efforts can be recognised by nominating them for the West Devon Mayoral Awards 2012. The awards fall into three categories –   a young person under the age of...
  • Tell West Devon Council what you think!

    By WalterShort at 13:51 on 10/01/12
    You've only got until this Friday (13th!) to complete the survey.
    Our Borough Council are asking residents to tell them what their priorities should be when cuts have to be made in the West Devon budget. Here's what they say: As the deadline approaches, people across West Devon are being asked to give their views on the Borough Council's budget for the next financial year by completing a short survey online by Friday January 13.   The Council would like residents to have their say on important...
  • New Okehampton housing and employment development - have your say...

    By Richard_Penny at 12:33 on 18/11/11
    The Okehampton Business Centre still needs business
    We've read a great deal about the various initiatives to bring more work to Okehampton. Now new areas of the town have been selected for new building - and the population of the town have been invited to join in the planning and design of the sites. Here's what the Strategic Planning Team say: "Earlier this year, sites were allocated in the West Devon Core Strategy for development in the east of Okehampton and in the south and...

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