Viaduct has a Check-up
Every ten years Tavistock viaduct has a Principal Structural Inspection to check it's safe and in good order. The next check-up is happening at the beginning of April.
Against all Odds
It's a tough time for the Borough Council, who have seen a 38% cut in their finances. But against all the odds, West Devon Borough Council has set a balanced budget this year and has reduced its forecasted budget gap for the next.
South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils have confirmed Sophie Hosking's appointment as Chief Executive for both Councils.
Council Tax Changes Offer Help for Working Age People
Important information for working age people about changes to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme from 1 April 2019.
Positive Endorsement of our Journey So Far
South Hams District and West Devon Borough Council recently asked the Local Government Association to send in a Peer Review team to assess how well the Councils are performing.
Future of Toilets Moves to Next Stage
The future of rural and town centre toilet facilities moves to the next committee stage at West Devon Borough Council.
Do you know an Unsung West Devon Hero?
West Devon Borough Council is looking for outstanding individuals, firms or organisations, who deserve public recognition for their unpaid work or contribution.
Council Staff Dig Deep for Devon Air Ambulance
A grand total of £572 was raised by South Hams District and West Devon Borough Council staff for Devon Air Ambulance in the run up to Christmas.
Your Waste and Recycling Services - A new partnership
Following a competitive tendering process, South Hams and West Devon Councils have awarded the contract for your Waste Recycling and Cleaning services to FCC Environment which will save over £5 million in the next 8 years. As well as continuing to deliver the key services for each council, the new contract will offer extra services which will help to improve the local environment.
New Waste and Recycling Service
A new waste, recycling and street cleaning contact has been approved for award by West Devon Borough Council. The high performing recycling, waste collection and cleansing services will still be delivered to a high standard from 1 April 2019 as part of a new partnership agreement.