Coronavirus: Dartmouth Lower Ferry - Service Update
Due to the current global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and Government advice, from Monday 23 March, Dartmouth Lower Ferry will switch to the following service times.
Ivybridge Town Supports an Aldi
Our consultation on whether an Aldi supermarket is wanted by the people of Ivybridge has now closed, with results showing that over two thirds (69%) of residents support the new supermarket proposals.
District Council Backs Local Electricity Bill
South Hams District Council (SHDC) have wholeheartedly agreed to back the Local Electricity Energy Bill which is soon to be re-introduced in Parliament.
Lower Ferry Transfers to Eco-friendly Top Up Card
In a bid to lower their carbon footprint, the ferry will no longer be accepting paper vouchers or cheque payments from Wednesday 1 April, but cash and credit card payments will continue as usual.
Funding Boost for Rough Sleeper Support
Three local councils have secured funding of £150,000 to continue outreach work for rough sleepers.
Tree-ting Ivybridge to New Woodland
Our Natural Environment Team has been working hard, with Cllr Lance Austen, to deliver 300 new woodland trees in Ivybridge.
A Budget of Balance and Investment
This is the first time in many years that all of the Councillors have voted to accept the Council's annual budget in its entirety.
Gypsy, Traveller and Caravan Dweller Forum
South Hams District Council is holding its first Gypsy, Traveller and Caravan Dweller Forum on 27 February.
Landlord Issued £18,000 Civil Penalty
A landlord renting a property in South Hams has been given a £18,000 civil penalty for non-compliance of a housing improvement notice.
Fairer Harbour Dues for Salcombe Harbour
Fairer and simpler Harbour Dues to be introduced.