Teignbridge and Torridge District Councils have been recognised for outstanding public service delivery at the Local Government Chronicle Annual Awards Evening 2011.
Andrew’s Wood, a 28 hectare nature reserve in the South Hams, has received a grant of nearly £50,000 to help improve the prospects of Britain’s largest colony of a rare plant: the rare heath lobelia.
£27,976 – the median estimated household income in the South Hams, the highest in Devon
£24,958 – the median estimated household income in the Torridge, the lowest in Devon
Pennywell Farm, near Buckfatleigh, is in two categories of the South Devon Excellence Awards, according to South West Business.
Unpaid council tax, business rates and rents to the tune of £500,000 have been written off by South Hams District Council.