We are extremely sorry that high numbers of properties are being affected by disruptions to your Recycling and Waste service at the moment. Cllr Lynn Daniel, Lead Member for Environment
The Mayor of West Devon has paid tribute to the "huge contribution" to the borough made by the winners of this year's West Devon Borough Council Mayoral Awards.
Following this news, Cllr Neil Jory Leader of West Devon Borough Council said: "We have been working hard to bring this issue to the Government's attention as a matter of urgency, and I am pleased that they have listened to our concerns and have responded with action. This is a really positive step forward."
West Devon Borough Council is joining other Councils in Devon in flying the Ukrainian National Flag to show solidarity with the people of Ukraine, their loved ones and relatives around the world.
These national awards, celebrate the work and achievements of local authority Local Land Charge departments which carry out the land and property searches required when someone buys a home in England and Wales.
This year at iESE's annual award ceremony, which is judged by an international team and compared to public sector initiatives around the world, South Hams District Council and West Devon Borough Council were the winners of the Gold award for their Big Picture Transformation.
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 under new proposals.
Local authority leaders across Devon have spoken out in concern for the people of Ukraine and their families, following the Russian invasion.