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Rape charity head responds to finding of failures in Devon & Cornwall Police crime recording - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

THE head of a rape charity has responded to last week's news that nearly 20 per cent of crimes reported to Devon & Cornwall Police go unrecorded. An assessment published last week by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary found the force is only ...and more » Read More...

Fatal tractor accident in East Portlemouth - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

KINGSBRIDGE police officers were called to a fatal tractor accident in East Portlemouth on Friday. A spokesperson for the police ... 'The Devon Air Ambulance also attended but regrettably a local man was pronounced dead at the scene. 'The incident is ...and more » Read More...

Firefighters extinguish South Devon farm vehicle blaze - Exeter Express and Echo

POLICE officers and fire crews went to reports of a farm vehicle alight on Friday afternoon. Fire engines from Kingsbridge and Dartmouth went to the report of a telehandler on fire at the A381 Stumpypost Cross near Kingsbridge at 12.22pm. The police ...and more » Read More...

SHDC are increasing council tax by 3.3% in the wake of more Central Government cuts - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

Of the money that South Hams District Council collects in Council Tax, only nine per cent goes to services provided by South Hams, the rest goes to Devon County Council, the local Town or Parish Councils, and the Fire and Police services. At the same ...and more » Read More...

Battle continues for public input into AONB planning with meeting in Kingsbridge - Dartmouth-Today

AN open meeting is to be held next week for members of the public to have their say over management of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The meeting, promoted by the South Hams Society and the Plymouth and South Hams Campaign ...and more » Read More...

Kings hand out right royal thrashing - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

Kingsbridge travelled to Midsomer Norton on an icy cold day and recorded a fine victory, dominating large parts of the game with fast aggressive rugby that resulted in a much-needed 5-32 bonus point win. The whole team stepped up and this victory saw ...and more » Read More...

Councillor quits job after conflict claims - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

CONSERVATIVE district councillor for Ivybridge West Michael Saltern resigned from the Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Panel last week after claims of a conflict of interest. Appointed by South Hams Council, Cllr Saltern's role on the panel was to ...and more » Read More...

Longest serving member of Modbury Fire Station retires - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

Martin started with Devon Fire Service, now Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, on Tuesday, May 17, 1983. This has made him the longest serving member of his station since it reopened in 1969, based out of the old station on New Road.and more » Read More...

Fire damages home in South Devon | Torquay Herald Express - Torquay Herald Express

A HOUSE in the South Hams was damaged by a fire on Sunday evening. Fire crews were called to Start Bay Heights on Totnes Road, Strete at 5.43pm. Two fire ...and more » Read More...

Kingsbridge Town Council are reminding people not to park on Fore Street pavements - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

As impressive as this piece of parallel parking is, Kingsbridge Town Council are urging people to remember that the pavements have just been repaired, and are for people. The work, carried out by Devon County Council with public money from DCC and the ...and more » Read More...

County council's £4.4 million special needs overspend means more pain for Devon schools - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

SECONDARY school heads in Devon have said they are 'disheartened' by a decision to cut funding by £33 per pupil to shore up the stretched special needs budget. At its meeting in January, Devon County Council's cabinet approved plans to move £2.22 ...and more » Read More...

School retort to Gary Streeter - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

His votes in Parliament have had a negative impact on Ivybridge and south west Devon, helping to ensure, among other things, the abandonment of Sure-Start, a reduction in children's centre provision, growth in the use of food banks, a gaping hole in ...and more » Read More...

CPRE host well attended seminar on future housing and Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

MP Gary Streeter speaks at the meeting in The Watermark last week with, seated from left, CPRE Devon vice-president Robin Hogg and planning officer Tom Jones of South Hams Council. COUNTRYSIDE campaigners held a 'packed' meeting last week to ...and more » Read More...

Town council raises rates ahead of future funding pressures - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

The majority goes to Devon County Council, South Hams Council, Devon & Cornwall Police and Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service. The total rise in council tax for 2017/18 will not be revealed until these other authorities set their respective precepts.and more » Read More...

Mixed fortunes for the Kings - Kingsbridge Salcombe and South

This weekend sees Kingsbridge return to action at High House for the visit of Drybrook with kick-off at 2.30pm. Kingsbridge A XV welcome Exeter Engineers to the Longfield Pitch with KO at 2pm. Kingsbridge Colts travel to face Crediton in the Devon Cup ...and more » Read More...