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New financial help for local hospitality and leisure businesses

South Hams hospitality and leisure businesses impacted by the latest Omicron COVID-19 wave can now apply for financial support.

Broadband Champions Step Up to Support Communities

A series of broadband webinars held by South Hams District Council to coach volunteers in how to support their local communities has been a resounding success.

Would up to £5,000 cash help you move to a smaller home?

South Hams residents are in line for a cash pay out worth up to £5,000 if they downsize and free up their home for a family that is struggling in cramped conditions.

Council wins bid to plant more urban trees

A successful bid by South Hams District Council to the Forestry Commission has secured funding to plant and maintain 600 urban trees in the district.

Things are Abuzz in the Arboretum

A whopping 210 trees for bees have been planted at Follaton Arboretum in Totnes as part of a district-wide scheme to plant 1450 trees across 5 sites.

"Gift to the Community"

11 new 'Stepping Stone' apartments for people with learning difficulties at Brimhay, Dartington, give local residents their very first taste of independent living.

Important milestone reached for proposed Plymouth and South Devon Freezone

Plans to create a Plymouth and South Devon Freezone which will unlock millions of pounds worth of public and private investment as well as create thousands of jobs have reached a key milestone. The Outline Business Case has been submitted to Government.

Funding Support for Climate Change and Biodiversity Community Groups

Local community groups are set to benefit from a change to £100,000 of allocated funding from South Hams District Council to help in projects, which tackle Climate Change and improve Biodiversity, if proposals are agreed.

Housing Crisis Update Report Outlines Steps Taken To Address Local Housing Issues

Two months after declaring a housing crisis, South Hams District Council is reviewing what has been achieved so far to help address the situation.

South Hams is a special place

How you can support businesses in the South Hams this Christmas.

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