A person on a skateboard performing a jump against a black background. Only the person's feet are visible; they are wearing blue and white trainers with rubber soles.

Excitement Building for New Kingsbridge Skatepark

The creation of Kingsbridge's brand-new skatepark will start on Monday 18 September. South Hams District Council, Kingsbridge Skatepark Community Group and Kingsbridge Town Council are delighted to confirm the good news.

5 September 2023
Six people and a dog stand outside the new units at Schooner Court, Batson Creek, Salcombe. The buildings are half timbered with grey block work beneath.

New commercial units for Salcombe marine businesses

We have welcomed the first tenants to our new commercial premises 'Schooner Court' at Batson Creek in Salcombe. As part of our ambitions to help support and sustain the local marine economy, we have invested £1.28 million in the development of five new commercial units.

20 July 2023
A group of 11 men stand on a staircase leading up to a new marine unit.

All aboard a clean marine strategy in the South Hams

We are working with partners and industry experts to explore how we can use electric power on our waters to help tackle climate change. In our drive to reduce our local carbon footprint, we are working with the local marine sector to identify opportunities which protect the natural environment.

7 July 2023
A young black woman, wearing glasses and blue top, is using her phone while standing next to a window. She's smiling slightly, as if she's found an answer she was looking for.

New online service to help tenants

A new simplified online reporting system will support residents complaining about delays in resolving problems, helping you to take action if your property suffers from damp, mould or disrepair.

28 June 2023
A group of hands clustered around a representation of the earth, made from grass and moss. The hands are carefully cradling the earth, as if they are caring for it together.

Council Prioritising climate and biodiversity action

Climate change and biodiversity issues are high on the agenda for the new administration at South Hams District Council, with a pledge of £40,000 to support the work of Sustainable South Hams and the formation of a new council advisory panel for climate matters.

28 June 2023