Extra vigilance is being called for from South Hams residents to help spot rough sleepers in the area who might be at risk as seasonal temperatures begin to fall with Christmas approaching.
Vigilance plea over homeless as cold snap looms
Flood funding to provide additional protection
Flood emergency funding of £250,000 has been secured to pay for 25,000 tonnes of shingle to be moved to provide protection for sea defences at Torcross and the Slapton Line (A379) road.
HELP FOR SINGLE HOMELESS FUND APPLICATION
Funding of nearly £220,000 has been awarded to Plymouth City Council, West Devon Borough Council and South Hams District Council to boost work supporting single people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
South Hams keeps door open on pool bond issue
Despite misgivings, South Hams Executive Committee have kept the door open for a alternative solution to be found that will guarantee the proposed Dartmouth indoor pool will be built - without the council having to pay out to finish it.
Kingsbridge park wins another national award
Kingsbridge Recreation Ground has once more been awarded the prestigious national Green Flag Award for 2014-15 - the first park in the South Hams to achieve such recognition.
Salcombe Harbour awarded eco status
Salcombe Harbour has been recognised as an eco-port by the European body that supports and fosters good eco practices, and is only the eleventh to be given this recognition in the UK.
Salcombe's Harbour Master earns a distinction!
Salcombe's Harbour Master Adam Parnell has successfully completed a Diploma for Harbour Masters with the Lloyd's Maritime Academy by distance learning, gaining a distinction.
Festive dates for your diary
South Hams District Council is reminding residents about changes to their waste and recycling collections over the festive period.
£700,000 Government award for Councils transformation plans
Pioneering plans to transform the way that South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils operate have today (Nov 28, 2014) been endorsed by the Government who have awarded them £700,000 to further their new ways of working.