South Hams Blog, Local Member & Events News

If you're looking for the latest news and stories about selected local businesses, events and places of interest, you can read about them below. Need inspiration for a day out? Check out our month-by-month Events pages for the all the latest goings-on. Want to find out more about our beautiful South Hams? Then look no further than Explore - our guide to the district's towns, villages, beaches and attractions.

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Recent News

New to Birth, Marriage and Death Announcements
Category: General News
There are moments in life that we want to tell everyone about, the weddings we want to announce, the...
Salcombe body murder accused trial starts next month
Category: General News
Woman charged with the murder of Mee Kuen Chong, who was found dead in Salcombe, is facing trial next...
Share Shed expands its reach, helping people to save money and resources
Category: General News
The Share Shed, the world's first travelling library of things, will start running a weekly service to Ivybridge and...
Devon County Agricultural Association launches campaign to entice young members
Category: General News
The Devon County Agricultural Association (DCAA) is one of Devon's oldest and most established institutions but it struggles with...
Pioneering cameras that catch drivers on their phone to be trialled in Devon and Cornwall
Category: General News
A ground-breaking camera system which uses AI to catch drivers using mobile phones behind the wheel is being trialled...
Matt Bright Photographer has years of experience covering sports, music and corporate events
Category: Members' News
A photographer who specialises in events has relocated to the area and is looking to recreate his success the...
Brown bin collections to stop over winter and no longer be free when they come back
Category: General News
Garden waste collection subscription service will go ahead in South Hams as Councillor says residents will "feel cheated by...
Volunteers with long-term health issues asked to support others to manage their conditions
Category: General News
Do you want to use your experience of living with a long-term health condition to help others? ...
Calendar Girls by KATS is totally unmissable!
Category: General News
The women of Kingsbridge Amateur Theatrical Society are my new heroes, putting on an entertaining, touching and hilarious performance...
South Hams residents warned about police scam that saw elderly man hand over £10k
Category: General News
Police are warning residents in Devon to be vigilant following a phone scam in which the caller is pretending...
Kingsbridge Vintage Bus Running Day provides more than 6,000 journeys, including 129 dog trips
Category: General News
Kingsbridge Vintage Bus Running Day took place on Saturday, with a welcome return to pre-Covid numbers and routes. ...
SHDC moves closer to ending brown bin collections
Category: General News
The Executive of South Hams District Council has agreed that residents wanting to have garden waste collections should be...