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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…

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…

Totnes Ramblers keep walk-lovers active during lockdown

#roamsweethome connects everyone who loves walking and the outdoors With the COVID-19 ‘lockdown’ now extended for another three weeks, staying active is more important than ever, for both mental and physical health. A multi-faceted campaign by the Ramblers, called #roamsweethome, is encouraging everyone to keep active safely for leisure, health and happiness close to home and at…

Totnes Renewable Energy Society are looking for a Legal Director. Is that you?

Legal Director/Company Secretary Needed for Totnes Renewable Energy Society (TRESOC)   TRESOC develops community-owned renewable energy in Devon with an aim to empower the local community to develop and control its own renewable energy supplies. They garnered awards and have established a sustainable energy company with 550 member shareholders and have a portfolio of renewable…

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…

A call for help on the Greek Islands

We’re raising money to buy fishing kits for refugee families on some of the Greek islands most effected by the crisis. We fly out there on the 27th February to distribute fishing rods, lines, hooks and all the kit needed, to refugee parents struggling to feed malnourished children in the overcrowded camps in the Greek…