Proposals are being taken to Executive Committee, on Thursday 27 January, to endorse new cutting schedules, leaving pollinator rich long grass areas as well as introducing wildflower and tree planting.
A £900,000 scheme to reduce home energy consumption in the South Hams is underway. The first installations of measures including air source heating systems and external insulation are now being carried out through South Hams District Council's Green Home Grant.
South Hams District Council has created online information pages to support local communities and businesses to help reduce their carbon footprints and to improve biodiversity across the District.
The new year has got off to a great start for two residents in the South Hams as they're the first shared owners to move into one of six affordable homes at a new development in Newton Ferrers.
South Hams District Council has fought a long and arduous campaign, to urge the Government to close a tax loophole which allows second home owners to avoid paying any business rates or council tax on their properties.
A series of broadband webinars held by South Hams District Council to coach volunteers in how to support their local communities has been a resounding success.
South Hams residents are in line for a cash pay out worth up to £5,000 if they downsize and free up their home for a family that is struggling in cramped conditions.