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

Police are dealing with an increase in rural thefts - lock away your property
Category: General News
Devon and Cornwall Police have been dealing with an increase in items being stolen from sheds, outbuildings, farms and...
The South Devon Chilli Farm has gone on the market
Category: General News
A well-known local business is on the market as an “extremely profitable” going concern after the owners make the...
Road Closure: A381 from Totnes to Churchstow
Category: General News
The A381 between Totnes and Churchstow will be closed for five days at the beginning of November. ...
Investigation to identify body found in the English Channel off Salcombe
Category: General News
Officers investigating the discovery of a body in the English Channel are appealing for information to help identify the...
High tides and heavy rain came together to flood the centre of Kingsbridge
Category: General News
High tides and heavy rain have come together to create flooding in the centre of Kingsbridge. ...
Police give advice to prevent accidental 999 calls
Category: General News
Devon and Cornwall Police is offering advice to callers who accidentally dial 999, in an effort to reduce unnecessary...
Developer pleads guilty over contravening stop notice
Category: General News
A developer has pleaded guilty to contravening a stop notice out in place by the council regarding Lock’s Hill....
Do you have a neighbour who deserves recognition?
Category: General News
With just under two weeks left to nominate, people across the UK are invited to participate in our annual...
Can you help identify this thing we found on the beach?
Category: General News
A weird thing has appeared on Leas Foot Beach in Thurlestone, which we would love to have a hand...
No brown bin collection until at least spring 2022
Category: General News
South Hams District Council has “reluctantly agreed” to continue the suspension of the garden waste collections until spring 2022....
A record number of Devon children qualify for Free School Meals
Category: General News
A record number of children in Devon are receiving free school meal holiday vouchers for October half term. ...
Police awareness campaign launched to help fight rural crime and livestock theft
Category: General News
A new awareness campaign is being launched to encourage residents and countryside visitors to help fight rural crime and...