The only Freeport in the South West is moving closer to existence with the three councils Plymouth, Devon and South Hams District Council set to consider the full business case ahead of its submission to HM Government in April.
Cllr Judy Pearce, Leader of South Hams District Council said: "Among the loss of life and the destruction that we have seen in Ukraine, there have also been some truly inspiring stories of defiance, strength and courage from a nation under fire.
This amazingly visual and creative project was led by a South Hams based creative charity called Creative Myth Puppets, which specialises in allowing children to express themselves through the creation of puppets and storytelling.
This year at iESE's annual award ceremony, which is judged by an international team and compared to public sector initiatives around the world, South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council were the winners of the Gold award for their Big Picture Transformation.
After many years of discussion and consultation, the local people in Ivybridge are invited to get their first look at plans that include a food store to be operated by Aldi, a new tiered car park and other improvements.
Developers planning to build new homes or any development in Plymouth, the South Hams and West Devon will have to incorporate measures that will help owners tackle climate change as soon as they move in under new proposals.
Local authority leaders across Devon have spoken out in concern for the people of Ukraine and their families, following the Russian invasion.
South Hams District Council's contracted garden waste service is restarting in the spring, just in time for residents to make the most of the growing season by recycling their garden waste.
A Council-backed low interest-rate lending scheme can help local homeowners to make essential repairs and efficiency improvements to their home.
The Planning Service's Improvement Plan Update Report met with approval at South Hams District Council yesterday. The Executive approved the adoption of a Local Validation Checklist and a Planning Charter that shows how the Council will improve performance and responsiveness for applicants involved within the Planning process.