Merry Christmas from South Hams
From mince pies cases, to advent calendars, crackers and wrapping paper, South Hams are arming their residents with a simple how to list for recycling this year
Devon Carbon Plan process is launched - residents called on to give their ideas
The Net-Zero Task Force has been appointed by the Devon Climate Emergency Response Group - made up of Devon's councils, emergency services and business groups - to deliver the Devon Carbon Plan.
Agreed - A Plan for Slapton
The Slapton Line Partnership are delighted to announce that funding has been secured from the Environment Agency, South Hams District Council and Devon County Council to allow for the recruitment of an Adaptation Manager.
Lower Ferry Winter Works
SHDC assure residents and visitors who use the Lower Ferry that there will be little disruption to their service during the DCC roadworks planned for five days from Friday 18 November.
Project to install electric car charge points across Devon starts this month
The charge points will be installed in key carparks in Devon's largest communities. These include Exeter, Barnstaple, Sidmouth, Exmouth, Honiton, Seaton, South Molton, Ilfracombe, Totnes, Ivybridge, Kingsbridge, Tavistock, Okehampton, Dartmouth, Salcombe, Dawlish, Teignmouth and Newton Abbot.
No One's at Home
Empty homes can be a magnet for crime and vandalism and the Council wants to bring vitally needed homes back into use. They are asking residents to report homes in their area that they know have been left unoccupied for a long period.
Thumbs Up from Sherford Residents
A recent survey of 230 Sherford households has now closed and the results are in. The joint councils and Consortium of house builders involved in the delivery of the town decided to conduct Sherford's first community survey to better understand who is living in the town, their needs and their views on community life.
South Hams Declares Climate Change and Biodiversity Emergency
South Hams District Council held a Council meeting on Thursday 25 July, with councillors unanimously supporting a motion to declare both a Climate Change and a Biodiversity 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.
New stories from 2019