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Council using funds to support households in the South Hams

South Hams District Council is set to use £50,000 of Government COVID-19 grant funding to support vulnerable households through the cost of living crisis this winter.

More Flexibility and Support for Residents

A range of measures to increase the way vulnerable residents and tenants in privately rented homes will be supported have been recommended for the next stage of approval by the District Council's Executive.

Council agrees how it will spend recent £1m funding to improve sustainability

Plans have been released for how the District Council plans to spend the £1m funding announced recently to help support the economy and reduce carbon emissions in the District.

New South Hams waste service supports local foodbank

South Hams District Council and Plan B Management Solutions have made a major donation to Ivybridge Foodbank to support their work in the community.

Residents encouraged to sign up for March garden waste collections now

Residents of the South Hams who want the new fortnightly garden waste collection service are being encouraged to sign up before 22 January, to ensure the service can be as efficient as possible.

Ivybridge play areas to benefit from new equipment

South Hams District Council has awarded a contract for works at Woodlands Park (The Spinney) and St John's Close Play Areas in Ivybridge.

Council Awarded £1m to Support Community Net Zero Targets

South Hams District Council has been granted funding of over £1m to help reduce carbon emissions in the District.

Council Votes Unanimously to Adopt 100% Council Tax Premium on Second Homes

South Hams' Full Council has unanimously agreed proposals for second homeowners to pay a fair share of Council Tax. The proposals agreed would see second homeowners paying double the Council Tax amount for the area.

Play parks transformed and ready for action

Collapark play park in Totnes has reopened following a £100k makeover, with Westonfields park set to follow in mid-January.

Auditor gives Council finances a clean bill of health

South Hams District Council will be one of the first councils in Devon to have its Annual Accounts and Audit signed off.

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