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Garden waste collection subscription service moves closer in the South Hams

The Executive of South Hams District Council has agreed that residents wanting to have garden waste collections should be charged for the service from spring 2023, with the current service potentially set to cease from 31 October.

South Hams Executive rearranged due to mourning period

Following the sad news of the death of Her Majesty The Queen, and in recognition of the national mourning period, South Hams District Council's Executive meeting originally scheduled to be held tomorrow has been postponed until next week.

Deepest condolences from South Hams District Council

On the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Council to consider ceasing free garden waste collections and charging for them from spring 2023

Councillors are to consider whether the Council should cease its free garden waste collection service from 31 October and start charging £49 per year for an 11-month fortnightly garden waste collection service from spring 2023.

Cost of Living - Getting you to the help you need

South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council are taking action now, proposing a co-ordinated response throughout the winter to help people with the cost of living crisis.

Ongoing Support for Refugees from Ukraine

The South Hams is now home to 155 Ukrainians who are fleeing the war in Ukraine.

Councils Stand in Unity with Ukraine

On a very rainy morning at South Devon's Maize Maze, near Kingsbridge, South Hams' officials gathered in a field full of sunflowers, Ukraine's national flower, as a symbol of their support for Ukrainians near and far affected by the war

Contract Agreed for Play Parks' Refit

South Hams District Council has awarded a contract, following a public consultation with the local community, for work on the Collapark and Westonfields play parks in Totnes.

Be part of the conversation about planning in your neighbourhood

We are launching a pilot scheme called My Place, My Views, to make it easier and simpler for people to have their say about their local areas.

Tributes Paid to Former Council Deputy Leader Simon Wright

South Hams District Council today pays tribute to former Deputy Leader, Simon Wright who has passed away following a long period of illness.

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