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At a meeting of the South Hams Executive on 16 September Councillors received an update on the waste and recycling situation in South Hams and have reluctantly agreed to keep the suspension of garden waste in place. The Executive will review the situation when they meet again on 14 October.


Garden waste suspension to continue in South Hams

South Hams District Council and its contractor FCC Environment have made the reluctant decision to keep the suspension of all garden waste collections in place and say residents will be notified when they can start using their brown bins again

Waste Service Update September 2021

South Hams District Council accepts that the waste and recycling collection service FCC Environment currently provides still falls below the standard required to meet the expectations of local residents.

Get Active With a Midweek Mile This National Fitness Day

Free gym and swim passes available Wednesday 22nd September

Gambling Policy Under Review

South Hams District Council has launched a public consultation on its gambling policy.

Modernising Local Democracy

The pandemic has changed the face of local government, pushing it online and in the process making it more accessible to more people.

Better Lives For All - Councillors Discuss 20 Year Plan

Councillors are to discuss their emerging vision for the next 20 years.

Developer contributions benefits South Hams

Tennis, cricket, swimming, biking, bowls and football are just some of the sports to have benefitted from contributions made by developers in the South Hams.

Holding waste contractor to account

Residents can watch or listen into a meeting of South Hams Executive next week. The Council's Executive and officers will be holding FCC Environment to account, as they try to resolve the ongoing waste collection issues.

The Electric Car Challenge

Councillors will be discussing electric car charging points and deciding if the Council should enter the Devon and Torbay Residential Charge Point Scheme next week.

Council Plea to Landlords to Help Them Help Families in Need

South Hams District Council is appealing to landlords to come forward now to help meet the acute need for homes for fleeing Afghan workers and local families.

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