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Empty Homes Week

This week (28 Feb to 6 March) is National Empty Homes Week - find out what the Council is doing to help bring empty homes back into use.

Step On Grant To Help South Hams Step Out Of Housing Crisis

With house prices rocketing and the number of rental properties hitting rock bottom, South Hams District Council has looked beyond traditional solutions to pull the district out of the current housing crisis.

Local Leisure Centres in a Fit Position to Support the Community

The committee agreed to continue to support Fusion in the short term as it works hard to encourage more people back through their doors. It will do this by lowering the management fee in the short-term up to 2024.

Ethical Lettings Offer a Win-Win for Local Landlords and Communities

Could ethical lettings help solve the local Housing Crisis? SeaMoor Lettings, the innovative South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council-run ethical lettings agency, has launched a new website to make it easier for local landlords to find out more and sign up.

Woodlands Park Community Tree Planting Day

A community tree planting event is being made even more special with the planting of a tree to commemorate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee by South Hams District Council's Chairman, Cllr Richard Foss, this Saturday 26 February from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Your views on plans for climate change measures in all new development

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.

Proposal to Bring Composting to the Community

A proposed scheme to use £200,000 to support community composting schemes will be discussed by the Executive Committee at South Hams District Council on Thursday 3 March.

When the Going Gets Rough

Dartmouth Lower Ferry staff have once again helped residents cross the Dart amidst Storm Eunice, while making sure safety is top of the agenda.

Community Forest planting Underway with week of action

The planting of the South West's new community forest is now underway, with children and young people at the heart of the action this half term.

Youth Leisure Nights Programme Re-starts in Ivybridge

Fusion Lifestyle and South Hams District Council are pleased to announce that a new programme of health and fitness focussed Youth Nights will re-start on Friday 25 February 2022 at the Ivybridge Leisure Centre in Leonards Road.

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