Your Waste and Recycling Services - A new partnership
Following a competitive tendering process, South Hams and West Devon Councils have awarded the contract for your Waste Recycling and Cleaning services to FCC Environment which will save over £5 million in the next 8 years. As well as continuing to deliver the key services for each council, the new contract will offer extra services which will help to improve the local environment.
More Time to Talk Toilets
As South Hams District Council battles to save Public Toilets from closure - Town Councils asks for more time to find solutions other than pay on entry.
Quality Improvements at Salcombe's Fish Quay
Salcombe fishermen will benefit this week from a number of improvements to the Fish Quay as part of a £300,000 package of environmental and health and safety improvements, thanks to funding from South Hams District Council and European grants.
Supporting local companies as they expand and grow
South Hams Executive approves principle of new office building at Steamer Quay Totnes.
Council pauses proposals to listen
Council wants more time to talk about how a new supermarket in the centre of Ivybridge might affect parking.
Tourism gets a Beach Hut Bonus in Beesands
Council to build and run Beach Hut-style holiday chalets in Beesands.
Investing in Kingsbridge
Last week South Hams moved a step closer to building a new hotel in Kingsbridge, that could add an extra £3.9m to the local economy per year.
Council to invest £19 million
Over the last year South Hams District Council have been busy looking at all of the land that they own, to understand the potential it might have to enhance the local area if developed. They now have a number of exciting investment and enhancement projects which will create significant benefits for the local economy.
All wrapped up and nowhere to go
This year many of the companies who process paper and card for local councils are saying that they can no longer take any wrapping paper at all. This means that wrapping paper cannot be put into your blue recycling sacks, it needs to go into your grey bin instead.
No Need to be on the Streets in Totnes this Winter
South Hams District Council, in partnership with Totnes charities and agencies, are reminding people that there's no need for anyone to sleep rough on the streets of Totnes this winter.