The Totnes Pulse

Is South Devon democracy under threat?

 24th April 2020 Local councillors are furious with new measures with claims that democracy is being undermined and usual rights that we take for granted are being removed under the cover of the current corona crisis. An extraordinary vote at the ‘full council meeting’ of South Hams District Council yesterday afternoon (the 23rd April), has…

Corona Virus Advice & Information

16th March 2020 This page will be for providing guidance and local information for Totnes and locality and will be updated with any new information as available. The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of a new continuous cough and/or high temperature. If you have these symptoms, however mild, stay at home…

Campaigners step up pressure on Dartington Hall Trust

14th January 2020 Campaigners from the “Save Dartington” and “Don’t Bury Dartington Under Concrete” have increased pressure on Trustees of the internationally-renowned but beleaguered Dartington Hall Trust this week.Campaigners are seeking to prevent the Trust from selling off 8.7 hectares of land for housing because of the serious impacts that the air pollution and congestion…

The Bright Lights

Totnes is no stranger to a good lantern festival… …but this one is planning to be slightly different. The focus is specifically on the crisis we now face regarding the alarming awareness of species extinction. Steve Nayar is a local artist who has dedicated his work to highlight endangered species and works closely with WWF…