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South Hams and West Devon add their support to Ukrainians fleeing conflict

Local authority leaders across Devon have spoken out in concern for the people of Ukraine and their families, following the Russian invasion.

It's time to renew garden waste subscriptions in West Devon

It's the time of year again for West Devon residents to renew their garden waste service to make sure that their grass clippings, weeds and pruned garden waste is collected once a fortnight.

Council Plan for Simpler Applications

West Devon Borough Council's Hub Committee approved the adoption of a Local Validation Checklist and a Planning Charter that shows how the Council will improve performance and responsiveness for applicants involved within the Planning process.

Help is at hand for West Devon home owners feeling the pinch

A Council-backed low interest-rate lending scheme can help local home owners to make essential repairs and efficiency improvements to their home.

Empty Homes Week

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

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.

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.

Fly Tippers Prosecuted for Trail of Destruction

West Devon Borough Council has successfully prosecuted two Plymouth fly tippers who left a trail of builders' rubble on a quiet Buckland Monachorum country lane.

Time To Act Now To Tackle The Housing Crisis

At the West Devon Borough Council meeting on Tuesday 15 February 2022, councillors agreed a motion to declare a housing crisis.

West Devon Mayoral Awards Now Open

Nominations are now open for the 2022 West Devon Borough Council Mayoral Awards, which recognises those who provide valuable contributions to the community.

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