Democracy Viewed Live at South Hams
We are now streaming all meetings which take place in the Council Chamber at Follaton House to our website, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
Authorities across Devon get national recognition for work to protect Greater Horseshoe Bats
The pioneering work to protect Greater Horseshoe Bats by local authorities across the South West has been celebrated by the Association of Local Government Ecologists (ALGE) at their awards.
Honorary Alderman John Tucker
The title of Honorary Alderman is a prestigious honour which the Council can give to someone who they feel has rendered eminent services to the Council as a past Member of that Council.
A Plan for Climate Change Action
At a meeting of all of the South Hams District Councillors, it was agreed that as well as aiming to reduce the organisation's carbon footprint, they would work with the Devon Climate Emergency Response Group to reduce emissions across the District.
Swimming Pool Safety Awareness Day
South Hams District Council, along with other Devon Authorities, will be running a Swimming Pool Safety Awareness Day in February 2020.
South Hams Awash with Excellence
A fantastic result for the South Hams as the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) announces this year's bathing water quality results.
A Helping Hand for Cold Homes
Eligible residents, who are living without gas central heating, are being offered the opportunity to benefit from free heating supported by West Devon Borough and South Hams District Councils.
Reviewing Permits
Concerns have been raised in recent months about the amount of parking taken up by permit holders, which limits the turnover of short-term parking for shoppers and visitors
Council lays out ambitions for new commercial centre
Since the original planning application for Langage Power Station was approved 20 years ago, there has been limited additional commercial development on the site. However, thanks to ongoing conversations with South Hams, that may now be about to change.
Kingsbridge Scoops Another Park Award
For an incredible seventh year running, Kingsbridge Recreation Ground has been recognised by the international Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the best in the world.