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The Freeport is on Track Following Review

The Plymouth and South Devon Freeport has the potential to benefit residents in the South Hams – that’s the conclusion of a thorough review into the risks and opportunities of the project.

1 December 2023
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Council’s Priorities Making Progress

The ten-week public consultation on South Hams District Council’s Corporate Strategy renamed, the ‘Council Plan for 2024-2028’, has closed with 1,200 residents viewing the consultation.

30 November 2023
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Supporting Communities To Deliver More Homes

In our drive to provide more affordable homes, we have today (30 November) announced we will invest an initial £100,000 to help local communities deliver more houses in the areas which need it most.

30 November 2023
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Dairy Crest Public Inquiry Moves a Step Closer

A public inquiry is to be held at Follaton House in Totnes on Tuesday 5 December 2023 with the Planning Inspectorate. Fastglobe (Mastics) Limited appealed the decisions by South Hams District Council to refuse two applications to re-develop the former Dairy Crest Site in Totnes.

30 November 2023