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Money Well Spent to Cross the Dart

We're making changes to the fees on the Dartmouth Lower Ferry.

Council to Invest £500,000 in Recovery and Tourism

The Council is considering a £500,000 fund to support the area's economic recovery.

Safe Space On the Beaches for All

A clarification on our Dog Orders on some of our beaches here in the South Hams.

Council Tug Has a Shiny New Refit

Dartmouth Lower Ferry's Hauley VI has had a top to toe refit to one of its three tugboats. The tug was removed from the water for a complete renovation in April 2020.

Salcombe projects could keep the town sustainable and viable for years to come

South Hams District Council is seeking approval to continue with the delivery of two projects in Salcombe, both of which will help the town to remain a sustainable and viable coastal community for years to come.

How Much Council Tax South Hams Residents Will Pay Is Confirmed

An average increase of 5% (£99.73) on the total average bill of £1,990 (for a Band D property) from last year is confirmed as South Hams residents prepare to receive their Council Tax bills for 2021/22 this week.

More Money for More Businesses

Local changes to COVID business grant criteria and a new initiative to refund the cost of business licences could help plough funds back into the hands of business owners across the South Hams

Ivybridge Residents Design Woodlands Park (The Spinney)

Thanks to feedback and ideas from over 300 local people, work is now underway to make Woodlands Park (The Spinney), Ivybridge an even more welcoming place for people and wildlife

New recycling service to help lower carbon footprint

The new South Hams Super Recycler scheme will see more waste treated locally than ever before, returning nutrients to local farmland and lowering the service's carbon footprint.

Is it time to "spring clean" your lifestyle?

We are working in partnership with other councils to encourage local residents and organisations to take actions that both increase quality of life and reduce their carbon footprint to help combat climate change.

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