The front cover of the council plan 2024 to 2028, with the South Hams Council logo and two concentric circles, one of which has a field and tree scene in the background.

District Council supporting the community

South Hams District Council’s Executive has set out the Council’s priorities for the next four years in response to the challenges and opportunities faced by communities across the District.

26 January 2024
A ferry boat carrying cars on a float on the water

Temporary Changes to Dartmouth’s Ferry Services

Those in Dartmouth looking to travel across the River Dart by car are being asked to plan ahead as there will only be a single car ferry service in operation from Monday 29 January.

22 January 2024
A ferry boat carrying cars on a float on the water

Changes to Dartmouth Lower Ferry service

Despite best laid plans to trial a two-float service for the entire festive period, Dartmouth Lower Ferry will now unfortunately have to reduce to one float for the last few days over New Year. This will happen from Sunday 28 December and continue for five weeks.

18 December 2023
Cars parked in Leonard's Road car park, Ivybridge on a sunny day in the summer.

Free Town Centre Parking This Christmas

South Hams District Council would like to add some festive cheer to residents by offering free parking in local towns, for Christmas shopping and to support the high streets.

5 December 2023