Community Safety in Safe Hands
Seventeen council staff from South Hams District Council have new powers for combating anti-social behaviour, following training by Devon and Cornwall Police.
Kingsbridge Flying High in National Competition
This year marks a major milestone for the beautiful market town of Kingsbridge as it moves forward into the highest achievable judging category in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom Finals.
Landlord Prosecuted by South Hams District Council
A landlord has been fined £660 at Newton Abbot Magistrates Court, with further prosecution likely, for failing to comply with the Housing Act 2004.
Declaring a Climate Change Emergency
At a meeting of the South Hams Executive this week, councillors agreed a number of actions, with practical steps, which will help the Council play an active part in trying to avert Climate Change.
Local Pocket Parks Win Government Funding
Five South Hams' community groups have won Government funding to improve their local community green space.
The Council Year Ahead
The incoming new council at South Hams reflects on the previous year and the challenges they now face.
South Hams Appoints New Leader
A new four year term, a new sustainable era, a new Leader and a positive future to be built on the foundations of the Council's transformation programme.
Funding Gained for South Hams' Heritage Sites
Heritage sites in Slapton and Salcombe have won funding through grants of nearly £100,000 from the Government's Coastal Revival Fund.
Are you Throwing Away A Fortune?
Did you know that putting the wrong items into your clear and blue sacks is costing a fortune as the offending items have to be removed before recycling can take place? The problem is costing South Hams District Council around £10,000 every month, effectively throwing away money.
New Partnership Contract Signed, Sealed and Ready to Deliver Environmental Benefits
South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils have now, signed a contract with FCC Environment, to provide all waste, recycling collection and street and toilet cleaning services from the 1 April 2019.