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Council Grant Advice to Businesses

We have now paid out just under £30 million to businesses who urgently need their funding to survive the current coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. If you haven't yet claimed here are the fastest ways to get your money.

Hotline for Council Help Available

South Hams and West Devon Councils are offering a hotline number for residents needing help and support during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

South Hams and West Devon Councils Launch Local Action Support Fund

Newly created Local Action Support Fund will provide grants of up to £250 for funding community-led coronavirus (COVID-19) schemes.

Heart-warming messages and drawings for local waste collectors from residents across South Hams and West Devon

Local residents and children in the South Hams and West Devon area have been surprising their bin collectors with heartfelt messages of praise, good wishes and colourful drawings to thank them for "keeping the country going" in the face of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Councils and Communities United on Coronavirus Response

South Hams District Council has created a Community Response Team to work closely with local town and parish councils and community volunteer groups. Working in clusters groups throughout the District, teams are coordinating support to quickly get help to those in need during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Open Letter to Second Home Owners

Do not visit your second home this Easter. It is with a heavy heart that we are writing this letter to you, asking you to stay away this Easter.

Coronavirus: Councils Delivered Business Support of Over £9.2 Million So Far

South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils have handed out essential funding of over £9.2 million to 703 businesses in the South Hams and West Devon affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) so far.

Councils In Devon Support Cornwall's Call for Visitors to Stay Away This Easter

In the run up to the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, local authorities are reminding people of the Government advice against non-essential travel.

Selfless Second Home Owner Supports South Hams Community

A second home owner from Salcombe has impressed staff and councillors at South Hams District Council with a selfless act of generosity.

Keeping Our Businesses and Residents Informed

The Councils have put together a fact sheet summarising all the various funding packages which have been announced by the Government and ways in which people can receive financial assistance during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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