Teignbridge businesses could be in line for an EU funding boost after parts of the district were included in a draft map for Assisted Area Status.
In an effort to hit its 60% recycling target Teignbridge District Council has introduced split litter and recycling bins outside secondary schools across the district.
Clearance work has started to create a safer and well managed permanent traveller site at Haldon Ridge.
The amount of long-term unfurnished empty properties in Teignbridge stood at 385, a reduction of 156 since the same time four years ago.
Sporting stars of yesteryear are being sought by Teignbridge District Council.