Plans to create a Plymouth and South Devon Freezone which will unlock millions of pounds worth of public and private investment as well as create thousands of jobs have reached a key milestone. The Outline Business Case has been submitted to Government.
Local community groups are set to benefit from a change to £100,000 of allocated funding from South Hams District Council to help in projects, which tackle Climate Change and improve Biodiversity, if proposals are agreed.
Two months after declaring a housing crisis, South Hams District Council is reviewing what has been achieved so far to help address the situation.
Two people have been identified as rough sleeping in the South Hams this year. However, South Hams District Council believes that the true number of people without a permanent home is likely to be much higher.
A South Hams District Executive Councillor has publicly apologised for an error of judgement when trying to act in the best interests of her residents and has agreed to pay £3,105 for the waste collection out of her own pocket.