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Disruptions due to driver shortages

We are experiencing disruption to some waste and recycling collection services due to driver shortages.


South Hams and West Devon Councils Launch Local Action Support Fund

A newly created Local Action Support Fund will provide grants of up to £250 for funding essential community-led schemes during the coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak.

Heart-warming messages and drawings for local waste collectors from residents across South Hams and West Devon

Local residents and children in the South Hams and West Devon area have been surprising their bin collectors with heartfelt messages of praise, good wishes and colourful drawings to thank them for "keeping the country going" in the face of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Councils United on Community Response

West Devon Borough Council has created a Community Response Team to work closely with local town and parish councils and community volunteer groups. Working in clusters groups throughout the Borough, teams are coordinating support to quickly get help to those in need during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. .

Open Letter to Second Home Owners

Do not visit your second home this Easter. It is with a heavy heart that we are writing this letter to you, asking you to stay away this Easter.

Councils Delivered Business Support of Over £9.2 Million So Far

West Devon Borough and South Hams District Councils have handed out essential funding of over £9.2 million to 703 businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) in the South Hams and West Devon so far.

Councils In Devon Support Cornwall's Call for Visitors to Stay Away This Easter

In the run up to the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, local authorities are reminding people of the Government advice against non-essential travel.

Parking in West Devon and South Hams

Parking Enforcement Suspended in all West Devon Pay and Display Car Parks due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Keeping Our Businesses and Residents Informed

The Councils have put together a fact sheet summarising all the various funding packages which have been announced by the Government and ways in which people can receive financial assistance.

Message from Cllr Judy Pearce and Cllr Neil Jory

If you are in need - or know someone who is - you can register that need at the email address below or by calling 01822 813600 or 01803 861234 providing the relevant name, contact number and address where possible. Local voluntary groups can register by contacting the Council at the same email address

Council Leaders Promise Community Support

We don't need to tell you that the Country is currently in the middle of a massive public health and economic crisis, the like of which has not been seen in peacetime in modern times.

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