Category: People

Bridgetown calls for road signs to warn drivers that hedgehogs are roaming

10th May 2022 Bridgetown’s hedgehog population will be getting a boost thanks to a group of volunteers from the local community. In a joint initiative with leading housing association LiveWest, the residents of Bridgetown, community group Bridgetown Alive! as well as local and district Councilors, hedgehog protection signs have been installed throughout the town as…

Local Activist and Councillor David Mathews hopeful of MIU reopening…

28th December 2020 …but vows to keep up pressure on efforts to fight healthcare centralisation in local authorities. The strained situation surrounding the reopening of the Minor Injuries Unit in  Totnes community hospital seems to be coming towards a potentially  promising resolution. Local Councillor and activist David Mathews, who is leading the attempts to reopen…

A call for re-instatement of democracy at SHDC

 25th April 2020 Call for re-instatement of democracy after South Hams District Council closes down scrutiny and active involvement of Councillors Tucked away in the depths of Local Government papers, protocols and meetings, South Hams District Council held an extraordinary meeting on Thursday (23.4.20) where a protocol, ostensibly following new Government regulations to enable remote…