Work Commences on Vire Island Memorial Playspace
Earthwrights, a company based in Dartington which specialises in natural play spaces, have begun work on a playground on Vire Island, Totnes, in memory of Reuben Sylvan Williams, who was tragically killed in December 2017 aged 3.
South Hams Beaches Rated Excellent or Good
Defra has announced this year's bathing water quality results and all twelve South Hams District Council owned beaches have achieved Excellent or Good.
Third Person Found Guilty of Damaging Protected Trees
Three people have appeared in court charged with damaging protected trees, after a prosecution was brought by South Hams District Council.
Excellence in South Devon building work recognised at national awards ceremony
A Devon Building Control project has scooped a prestigious national award, winning 'Best individual new home' at the LABC Building Excellence Awards 2018.
South Hams District Council Joins Countdown to Purple Tuesday
South Hams District Council (SHDC) has announced it will join and support local retailers in marking Purple Tuesday, the UK's first accessible shopping day.
Comment on 'main modifications' to Joint Local Plan
People across South Hams, West Devon and Plymouth will be getting another chance to comment on changes made to the area's Joint Local Plan.
Hasn't Your Pumpkin Suffered Enough?
End the horror and recycle your pumpkin this Hallowe'en. As if Hallowe'en wasn't scary enough, did you know that the UK produces over 7 million tonnes of food waste each year?
A379 at Slapton set to re-open
Work to reinstate the A379 at Slapton has been completed and the road is due to open to the public on the evening of Tuesday 23 October. The link between Slapton and Strete Gate was washed away by Storm Emma in early March.
Helping Families in Need Find a Home in the Private Rented Sector
Helping local families in need, find low cost privately rented homes is difficult for local authorities who do not have a supply of properties that they can make available at short notice.
Successful Tree Protection Prosecution for South Hams District Council
Two people have appeared in court and pleaded guilty to offences under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.