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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 718
Work to enhance Salcombe’s Hangar Marsh nature reserve has been completed, with part of the site reopening to the public this month.
South Hams District Council is "prioritising climate and biodiversity action"
General News SA Sam Acourt July 03, 2023 1632

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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 190
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.
SHDC commits to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 "at the latest"
General News SA Sam Acourt December 08, 2022 291
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 408
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 504
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 278
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 835
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. ...
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 406
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 305
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.
SHDC says it is "making major strides in its fight against climate change"
General News SA Sam Acourt April 08, 2022 294
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 526
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 894
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.
More than 200 trees have been planted for bees
General News SA Sam Acourt December 21, 2021 685

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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 422

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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 260

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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 526

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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 797
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 650
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 asks for your opinion on rewilding council-owned land
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated July 13, 2021 1236
South Hams District Council is launching a consultation to explore what the public thinks about the council enabling rewilding on a small proportion of their land. ...
SHDC to work with Crowdfunder to support projects that tackle climate change
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated June 16, 2021 704

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South Hams District Council is joining forces with Crowdfunder to encourage and support projects and ideas that will help the district to tackle the climate emergency.
New electric vehicle charging points are part of SHDC's push to be carbon-neutral by 2050
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated August 03, 2021 1826
South Hams District Council says it has secured an "additional £600,000 in Green Homes Grants" and is planning on installing electric vehicle charging points to help tackle climate change....
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