Nominate a West Devon Worthy Winner
Our Mayoral Awards are now open. We are looking for outstanding people who deserve public recognition for their unpaid work or contribution.
Action on Climate Change
The full Council of Members at West Devon met this week to discuss how they are planning to approach climate change and bio-diversity loss.
Swimming Pool Safety Awareness Day
West Devon Borough Council, along with other Devon Authorities, will be taking part in Swimming Pool Safety Awareness Day in February 2020.
Free Parking for Christmas Shoppers
West Devon Borough Council would like to add to the seasonal cheer this Christmas season with free parking events available in Tavistock, Okehampton and Chagford.
A Helping Hand for Cold Homes
Eligible residents, who are living without gas central heating, are being offered the opportunity to benefit from free heating supported by South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils.
Have a Super Recycling Christmas
From mince pies cases, to advent calendars, crackers and wrapping paper, West Devon Borough Council want their residents to be armed with a simple 'how to list' for recycling this year.
Devon Carbon Plan process is launched - residents called on to give their ideas
The Net-Zero Task Force has been appointed by the Devon Climate Emergency Response Group - made up of Devon's councils, emergency services and business groups - to deliver the Devon Carbon Plan.
Horror - 1/4 of all Waste in Rubbish Black Sacks is Food
As if Hallowe'en wasn't scary enough, did you know that UK households produce around seven million tonnes of food waste every year costing the average family about £60 per month?
Council Scoops Future Proofing Business Award
West Devon Borough Council recently won the Future Proofing category of the Federation of Small Businesses Council Awards for its environmental features in Council offices and business premises.
Tavistock Streets Sparkling Again After Goose Fair
The clean-up team worked against the clock to make sure that the streets were spotless for residents and businesses starting their day after the town's busiest day of the year. More than seven tonnes of rubbish was cleared within four hours.