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Trees for Bees and Better Health - Follaton Arboretum Improvements

2021 marks 25 years since Follaton Arboretum in Totnes was first laid out to provide a peaceful haven for wildlife and local people to enjoy.

Welcome to the new Plymouth and South Devon Community Forest

Thousands of new trees will be planted across Plymouth and South Devon.

Council Receives Contractor's Recycling Recovery Plan

FCC Environment (UK) have presented South Hams District Council with a plan to put right their struggling new recycling service.

Funding available to help tackle the climate emergency in the South Hams

South Hams District Council and Crowdfunder are teaming up to encourage and support environmental projects.

Statement and apology from FCC Environment (UK) Ltd

Our recycling and waste contractors, FCC Environment (UK) Ltd, have now issued a further statement and apology.

Ahoy There! Historic Salcombe Ship's Figurehead Returns

A piece of local seafaring history is back on display again in Salcombe this summer.

Waste Service Update

We are extremely disappointed that our much heralded new recycling service is failing for some of you. If you are one of the affected households, thank you for bearing with us.

Planning to help planners plan!

The team behind the Joint Local Plan has been selected to be part of the Pathfinder programme, looking at the digital transformation of local plans.

Thinking of Buying a Puppy? Check the Licence First

According to the PDSA, 24% of adults in the UK now own a dog - that's over 10 million dogs and a lot of licks and love. However, there's also a murkier side to the rise in dog-ownership in the South Hams. Unfortunately, the demand for dogs has driven up the price of puppies.

Memorial to Respected Ivybridge Councillor

A memorial event has been held in Woodlands Park, Ivybridge to remember South Hams District Councillor, Cllr David May, a long-serving and much respected Ivybridge Councillor.

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