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SHDC News Update

Published: 26 Nov 21

What's on at Christmas in the South Hams Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 19 Nov 21

Why are COVID-19 case rates in Devon so high? Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 29 Oct 21

How to do your bit to help the NHS this winter; 12 to 15 year olds invited for vaccinations; Prevention is multi-layered and we need all its layers to be effective Read More...

October BPC meeting POSTPONED

Published: 26 Oct 21

The October meeting of BPC due to take place tomorrow (27th October ) has been postponed due to COVID-19 The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 24th November at 7pm in St Mary’s Church (TBC) Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 15 Oct 21

Extra £8.5 million to help Devon deal with COVID-19 over winter; an appeal for help as care worker shortage gets worse and don't forget to redeem your holiday vouchers for half term Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 15 Oct 21

Extra £8.5 million to help Devon deal with COVID-19 over winter; an appeal for help as care worker shortage gets worse and don't forget to redeem your holiday vouchers for half term Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 8 Oct 21

Queues form for pop-up COVID-19 test and vaccinations site as coronavirus continues to circulate in Devon Read More...

Tree Species Walk

Published: 8 Oct 21

Tree species recognition walk will be held on Saturday 16th October 10 am to 11 30 am Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 1 Oct 21

We need to keep COVID-19 case rates as low as possible to enable as many children as possible to stay in school, says Devon's Director of Public Health Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 24 Sep 21

Booster vaccinations begin in Devon; making flexible working the default and funding available for organisations to support self-isolating residents Read More...

SHDC Press Release - The People's Plan to Shape Better Lives for All

Published: 23 Sep 21

South Hams District Council Councillors today agreed to adopt a 20-year vision for the District that will help businesses and residents to thrive. Read More...

SHDC Press Release - Garden waste suspension to continue in South Hams

Published: 17 Sep 21

South Hams District Council and its contractor FCC Environment have made the reluctant decision to keep the suspension of all garden waste collections in place and say residents will be notified when they can start using their brown bins again Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 17 Sep 21

Devon’s Director of Public Health warns that there are challenging times ahead; government reveals COVID-19 Winter Plan and COVID-19 booster jabs start next week Read More...

SHDC Press Release - Modernising Local Democracy

Published: 14 Sep 21

The pandemic has changed the face of local government, pushing it online and in the process making it more accessible to more people. Read More...

SHDC Press Release - Better Lives For All

Published: 14 Sep 21

Councillors of South Hams District Council's Executive will be discussing the delivery plans behind their emerging vision for the next 20 years later this week. Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 10 Sep 21

Devon's COVID-19 rates approach national average, our public health experts are working with schools to reduce transmission and we're offering free fruit and vegetable boxes to give children a healthy start Read More...

SHDC Press Release - Holding waste contractor to account

Published: 8 Sep 21

Residents can watch or listen into a meeting of South Hams Executive next week, where the Council's Executive and officers will be holding FCC Environment to account, as they try to resolve the ongoing issues with the collection of waste. Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 5 Sep 21

Devon at heightened response level due to case levels - Steve Brown explains. New study tests third vaccine dose. Pop-up testing steps up. Back to School special bulletin. Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 27 Aug 21

Devon designated an ‘enhanced response area’ as case rates near double the national average Read More...

SHDC Waste and Recycling

Published: 18 Aug 21

Temporary suspension of garden waste Read More...

SHDC Waste and Recycling

Published: 18 Aug 21

FAQ's regarding temporary suspension of garden waste collection Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 13 Aug 21

Change in self-isolation rules from Monday and why is Exeter's case rate so high? Read More...

DALC (Devon Association of Local Councils) publication

Published: 13 Aug 21

A busy year for Brixton Parish Council Read More...

A Vision From South Hams - Better Lives For All

Published: 22 Jul 21

"Better Lives for All" is the rallying call from South Hams District Council as the first steps are taken towards developing a new long-term strategic with the plan. This consultation opened on 21 July 2021 and will run for six weeks. Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 16 Jul 21

How to stay safe and help prevent the spread of COVID-19 when restrictions end on Monday 19 July; funding available to help communities reconnect, rebuild and recover and all adults urged to have second jabs at eight weeks Read More...

Peninsula Transport - Shaping the future of transport across the South West

Published: 15 Jul 21

Peninsula Transport invites you to read the vision document and take part in the consultation by filling out our short feedback survey. The deadline for comments is 17 September 2021. Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 9 Jul 21

Football's coming home... make sure COVID isn't; what does Boris mean by personal responsibility and 'Freedom Day' could be anything but for many Read More...

South Hams Recycling Update

Published: 9 Jul 21

Following a period of intense activity by South Hams District Council and the introduction of some temporary service changes, the number of collections being missed by the Council's waste and recycling contractors FCC Environmental has dramatically reduced. Read More...

How do you feel about Rewilding

Published: 9 Jul 21

Many Town, Parish and District Councils around the country are turning to a concept called rewilding, letting some green and grassy areas return to a more natural state. The aim for many of these Councils is to increase the amount of biodiversity and wildlife locally. Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 2 Jul 21

Significant rise in Devon's COVID-19 cases; hospitality employees urged to get COVID-19 jab and a message of thanks on behalf of Team Devon Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 25 Jun 21

Sharp rise in COVID-19 cases among Devon's young people; grab-a-jab weekend with walk-in vaccination clinics and we're baaaaaack at the Devon County Show this year Read More...

SHDC Receives Contractors Recycling Recovery Plan

Published: 18 Jun 21

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

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 18 Jun 21

COVID-19 case rates rise in Devon; next call for first and second jabs and sign up to be part of world-first COVID-19 vaccine booster study in Devon Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 15 Jun 21

Devon responds to delay in easing COVID-19 restrictions Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 4 Jun 21

Case numbers expected to rise due to easing of restrictions and more vaccination centre volunteers needed. Read More...

Recycling and Waste update

Published: 4 Jun 21

Waste Services Update Read More...

Council takes practical steps on path to help residents go greener

Published: 28 May 21

Securing £600,000 additional funding to make local homes more energy efficient and moving forward with plans to equip the District with additional EV charging points are just two of the latest achievements in South Hams District Council's ambitious plans to tackle climate change and increase biodiversity. Read More...

Caution as Covid restrictions ease

Published: 28 May 21

Please be cautious is the message from South Hams District Council as restrictions continue to ease following a number of Covid outbreaks in the South Hams Read More...

FCC Environment issues a service update and apologises to the residents of South Hams

Published: 28 May 21

A service update on the current situation with South Hams' waste and recycling service from FCC Environment. Read More...

Devon County Council

Published: 28 May 21

New faces for refreshed Devon County Council Cabinet where economic recovery and climate change take centre stage Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 28 May 21

Advice if you're travelling to areas of the UK where the new variant of concern is spreading, a rise in COVID-19 cases in the South Hams and drive to combat children’s holiday hunger in Devon gets £250,000 boost Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 21 May 21

Let's be cautious over the next few weeks Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 17 May 21

Hugs are back! Go for the flow twice a week and Devon's vaccination centres need volunteers Read More...

Vacancy for Parish Councillor

Published: 13 May 21

There is a vacancy for a co-opted member on Brixton Parish Council. The closing date is Friday 11th June. Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 7 May 21

Routine testing identifying asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in Devon, a plea to take up the vaccine to help protect others and we need families for brothers and sisters Read More...

Devon County Council

Published: 4 May 21

Polling day is nearly here, what to do if you aren't feeling well and why is voting in the local elections important to you. Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 30 Apr 21

Go for the flow and get tested regularly, stay outside this bank holiday and keeping you safe during the local elections Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 23 Apr 21

Be cautious if we’re to avoid an upturn in cases, our rapid testing vehicles are stopping at more locations and Devon's children asked their hopes for post-COVID-19 future Read More...

SHDC Press Release

Published: 23 Apr 21

A proposal for a 12-month pilot scheme allowing self-contained motorhomes and campervans to stay at nine South Hams car parks has been discussed at the Council's Executive Committee. Read More...

Make sure you're ready to have your say on 6 May

Published: 20 Apr 21

With a couple of weeks left until voters in the South Hams go to the polls on 6 May, South Hams District Council is urging voters to get ready to vote. Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 16 Apr 21

Get your free rapid COVID-19 tests, car sharing linked to increase in workplace COVID-19 outbreaks in Devon and new fund launched to boost local economy and tackle inequality Read More...

River Yealm Harbour Authority Annual Meeting

Published: 13 Apr 21

The annual meeting will be held on the 22nd April 2021 from 1800 to 2000 by zoom. Read More...

Coronavirus response update from DCC

Published: 10 Apr 21

Rapid coronavirus tests now available across Devon, confidential advice and support via ChatHealth and Exeter Chiefs' Ollie Devoto helps bring a smile to young carers Read More...

South Hams Climate Change and Biodiversity Newsletter April 2021

Published: 9 Apr 21

Reducing our Carbon Footprint and increasing Biodiversity Read More...

Watch out for scams related to 2021 Census

Published: 8 Apr 21

Now that Census Day has passed, people may receive home visits from census field officers reminding them to complete the questionnaire if they haven’t already done so. The attached advice has been issued re possible scams linked to the 2021 Census. Read More...