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Work at Salcombe Hangar Marsh is completed, with the site reopening this month
General News SA Sam Acourt May 14, 2024 576
Work to enhance Salcombe’s Hangar Marsh nature reserve has been completed, with part of the site reopening to the public this month.
SHDC says it is "improving the energy efficiency of homes across the South Hams"
General News SA Sam Acourt May 13, 2024 363
South Hams District Council says it is "helping residents to improve the energy efficiency their homes", one its "top priorities".
SHDC says there is "free decarbonisation support for South Hams businesses"
General News SA Sam Acourt May 08, 2024 353
Businesses in the South Hams are receiving "free specialist help and advice" on how to reduce their environmental impact, "thanks to support from Libraries Unlimited and funding from South...
Council says it is "concerned about Government’s approach to energy efficiency"
General News SA Sam Acourt April 09, 2024 763

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With tackling climate change a top priority for South Hams District Council, it has voiced its concerns on the Government’s efforts and speed to improve the energy efficiency of...
Council working with Sustainable South Hams to "prioritise climate and nature action"
General News SA Sam Acourt September 01, 2023 1029

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South Hams District Council is supporting the work of Sustainable South Hams (SusSH) in fighting climate and nature change across the district.
South Hams District Council is "prioritising climate and biodiversity action"
General News SA Sam Acourt July 03, 2023 1570

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Climate change and biodiversity issues are "high on the agenda" for the new administration at South Hams District Council.
Does the South Hams need more car charging points? Have your say
General News SA Sam Acourt February 20, 2023 182
South Hams District Council is launching a survey to find out what residents think about the number of electric car charging points across the district.
One of the most threatened bumblebee species rediscovered in the South Hams
General News SA Sam Acourt December 29, 2022 363
One of the UK's most threatened species of bumblebee has been rediscovered at a site in the South Hams. 
SHDC commits to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 "at the latest"
General News SA Sam Acourt December 08, 2022 282
South Hams District Council commits to the Devon Carbon Plan, with the aim of reaching "net-zero emissions by 2050 at the latest".
Ten Meadows project looking for next location to transform into wildflower site
General News SA Sam Acourt October 04, 2022 395
The Ten Meadows project, which creates and enhances meadow sites in and around Totnes, is looking for new locations. 
Share Shed expands its reach, helping people to save money and resources
General News SA Sam Acourt September 28, 2022 495
The Share Shed, the world's first travelling library of things, will start running a weekly service to Ivybridge and Kingsbridge this autumn, thanks to a grant from South Hams...
Carbon Plan reveals how all Devon can achieve net-zero
General News SA Sam Acourt September 27, 2022 269
The final version of the Devon Carbon Plan has now been published by the Devon Climate Emergency partnership.
Farmers adapt behaviour to cope with extreme weather over the weekend
General News SA Sam Acourt August 15, 2022 810
Following a number of combine harvesters catching fire across the South Hams, farmers are having to adapt their behaviour to cope with the current drought and heatwave. ...
Met Office issues Amber warning for "Extreme Heat" this weekend
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated July 11, 2022 378

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The Met Office has announced an Amber alert weather warning for much of the south of the UK for the coming weekend.
New electric car charging points in Dartmouth "are a step on the road to net zero"
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated June 22, 2022 393
The first of 80 new Electric Vehicle (EV) charge points planned for 38 public car parks across Devon are now ready for public use in Dartmouth’s Mayors Avenue Car...
New fund looks to make the South Hams’ infrastructure greener
General News SA Sam Acourt May 14, 2022 291
South Hams District Council is launching a new fund to support and boost green infrastructure in the area – and is inviting applications from the community.
12 new trees in Duncombe Park are part of 200+ across the district
General News SA Sam Acourt April 14, 2022 364
More than 200 trees have been planted across the South Hams thanks to the Urban Tree Challenge.
SHDC says it is "making major strides in its fight against climate change"
General News SA Sam Acourt April 08, 2022 286
South Hams District Council says it is "making major strides in its fight against climate change", with a "significant investment in improving the carbon footprint of its leisure centres...
Malborough Primary is hosting a Climate and Nature Fair this Saturday
Events News SA Sam Acourt Updated March 31, 2022 518
The Climate and Nature Fair is being hosted by Sustainable Malborough and South Huish Climate Emergency and Biodiversity and will be opened by former BBC presenter Andrew Thompson. ...
Creative Myth Puppets works with local children to create "life enhancing" play about the climate crisis
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated March 17, 2022 883
South Hams children have been given the chance to work with a creative charity to express how they feel about climate change and biodiversity loss.
£50,000 Community Funding Support Available for Climate Change
General News RR Rachel Roberts February 11, 2022 544

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South Hams District Council is launching a £50,000 Climate Engagement Fund to help the District reduce its carbon emissions by supporting community engagement and behavioural change projects. ...
South Hams District Council Climate Change Action Plan within the top twenty in the country
General News RR Rachel Roberts February 01, 2022 613

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Climate Emergency UK have ranked South Hams District council as being within the top twenty district councils in the country for their Climate Change Action Plan.
More than 200 trees have been planted for bees
General News SA Sam Acourt December 21, 2021 668

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A whopping 210 trees for bees have been planted at Follaton Arboretum in Totnes as part of a district-wide scheme to plant 1,450 trees across five sites. ...
Last chance to complete your household survey about your carbon footprint
General News SA Sam Acourt December 08, 2021 414

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Kingsbridge Town Council is urging you to complete the household survey created by the Kingsbridge Climate and Nature Emergency group. 
SHDC involved in initiative to fight climate change and improve wellbeing
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated October 22, 2021 249

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Devon councils and charities are "taking the lead" on how to shop in a way that’s "good for climate and wellbeing", as research says consumers are making industry more...
"Overwhelming support" for SHDC's rewilding plans
General News SA Sam Acourt October 08, 2021 515

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A recent consultation held by South Hams District Council, has had overwhelming public support for its plans to increase biodiversity and wildlife value by at least 10 percent. ...
Hundreds come out in support of climate action at Stand Up For The Planet event
Events News SA Sam Acourt September 23, 2021 786
Hundreds of people turned up to show their support for Stand Up For The Planet this weekend, showing solidarity in the face of the climate crisis.
SHDC to decide whether to take advantage of electric vehicle charging grants
General News SA Sam Acourt September 09, 2021 641
At the next meeting of South Hams District Council’s Executive, councillors will be discussing electric car charging points and deciding if the council should enter the Devon and Torbay...
SHDC invites volunteers to get involved with the annual green hay cut to increase biodiversity
General News SA Sam Acourt August 31, 2021 584
Join in Parklife SW’s wildlife working days at Longmarsh and Follaton Arboretum this September to help our bees and other insects.
SHDC invites people to take part in consultations on a range of subjects
General News SA Sam Acourt August 04, 2021 583
South Hams District Council is running a series of consultations that "give residents and local businesses a chance to have their say on council decisions that will influence everyday...
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