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.
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.
Kingsbridge Flying High with Green Space Award
For the sixth year running, Kingsbridge Recreation Ground has been recognised by the international Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world.
Getting it right with the help of the Customer Service Institute
Cllr Hilary Bastone, Executive Member for Customer First, said: "The purpose of joining the institute was to obtain a true benchmark of our customer experience against the best private and public organisations in the country. This includes how we interact with the public through all of the services we deliver and the communication channels we provide. More importantly use our membership to learn from the best to improve our customer service experience".
South Hams Looking to Improve Recycling Services
South Hams District Council is looking at new ways to move forward with their recycling and waste service.