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  • SHDC Garden Waste Collections Suspended

    SHDC Garden Waste Collections Suspended

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    RECEIVED FROM SOUTH HAMS DISTRICT COUNCIL: Council Reluctantly Suspend Garden Waste Collection Until Spring Issued: 14 October 2021 To a...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 15 Oct 21
  • Get a Healthy Start Initiative

    Get a Healthy Start Initiative

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from Devon County Council: Get a Healthy Start! Free Fruit and Veg box for those eligible for Healthy Start Devon County Council ...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Sep 21
  • SHDC Garden Waste Collections Suspended

    SHDC Garden Waste Collections Suspended

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    RECEIVED FROM SHDC Garden Waste Collections Impacted by Driver Shortages 16 August 2020 FCC Environment (South Hams recycling and was...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Aug 21
  • SCAM calls with "matching" numbers

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    RECEIVED FROM DEVON & CORNWALL POLICE: Scam calls with ‘matching’ numbers Devon and Cornwall Police’s Cyber Protect ...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 19 Jul 21
  • SHDC Rewilding Consultation - Ends Midnight 5th August

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    RECEIVED FROM SOUTH HAMS DISTRICT COUNCIL: We’ve just started our consultation around proposed changes to our land management practic...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 12 Jul 21
  • Project on Land Change in the AONB

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    The Parish Council have been made aware of an ongoing research project happening in the AONB. Our Imprint – how we are shaping the la...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Jun 21
  • DCC Local Bus Services Update

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from Devon County Council: I’m writing to let you know of bus service developments between Totnes, Kingsbridge and Salcombe ...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Jun 21
  • Waste Service Update

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Update received from SHDC on 4th June 2021: We are extremely disappointed that our much heralded new recycling service is failing for some ...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Jun 21
  • Devon & Cornwall Police Summer Campaign

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Devon & Cornwall Police have launched a summer-long campaign to help reduce demand on their 101 non-emergency number. The new campaign ...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Jun 21
  • Totnes & South Devon Bus Strategy Survey

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Anthony Mangnall MP recently launched a survey on his website to gauge local use and perception of the bus services in Totnes and South Devo...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Apr 21
  • SHDC Business Grants get easier, APPLY NOW

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from SHDC: Issued: 15 January 2021 Businesses in need of financial grants within South Hams and West Devon are being encouraged t...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Jan 21
  • Free Mental Health & Wellbeing in Farming Webinar

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    A joint service Commissioned by Devon, Somerset & Torbay Councils: Devon, Somerset & Torbay Trading Standards have been running a p...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 18 Jan 21
  • DCC Christmas will be different this year

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from Devon County Council: Christmas bubbles 23 to 27 December The government has said that the local tier restrictions will be...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Dec 20
  • DCC - It's Scamnesty Month!

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from Devon County Council: In case you missed it on our social media, December is ‘scamnesty’ month which is designed ...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 9 Dec 20
  • Avian Influenza UPDATE

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from Trading Standards: Poultry and other captive birds An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (PDF, 39.1KB, 6 pages) (AIPZ) has been...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Dec 20
  • SHCVS Free Courses to Support Mental Health & Wellbeing

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from SHCVS: I have been asked to share the below with you all as it may prove to be of interest, to you, your volunteers or commu...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Dec 20
  • Devon Carbon Plan Consultation

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from Devon County Council: The consultation of the Interim Devon Carbon Plan will be going live on the 7th of December! Residents ...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 3 Dec 20
  • Ash Dieback - An Update for West Alvington

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    The following information has been received from the local Tree Warden Group: You may have noticed the gradual appearance of red crosses o...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Oct 20
  • SHDC Test & Trace Support Grant

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from SHDC: If you are required by law to self-isolate because you have been in close contact with someone who has COVID- 19, and y...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 23 Oct 20
  • Report It & Highways Roadworks Links

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    It takes two minutes to report a problem, please help keep our community beautiful, be a part of the solution and report issues via these ...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Oct 20
  • Cyber Crimes Information

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Message from Laura Cowie, Cyber Crimes: I work for Devon and Cornwall Police as a Cyber Protect Officer and my role is to provide advice an...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 30 Sep 20
  • Help our Parish to get Full Fibre Broadband Connection

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    WE NEED YOUR HELP TO GET ULTRAFAST FIBRE BROADBAND. There’s an opportunity to bring Full Fibre Broadband (otherwise known as Fib...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 28 Sep 20
  • CHECK IF YOUR BIN COLLECTION DAYS ARE CHANGING

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    There is news about changes to the waste collection that will take place commencing second week in October. West Alvington will be affected...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Sep 20
  • How to report problems in your parish

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    We encourage ALL parishioners to report issues in the parish by the following links if possible. If you do not have access to the internet p...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 7 Sep 20
  • Devon’s Updated Local Flood Risk Management Strategy Consultation

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from Devon County Council: Re: Public Consultation of the Updated Local Flood Risk Management Strategy for Devon The draft docume...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Sep 20
  • Consultation on Licensing Policy - South Hams District Council

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from South Hams District Council: Licensing Act 2003 – Licensing Policy Consultation We are required to renew our Statement...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Sep 20
  • Solar Panel Group Buying Scheme

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    RECEIVED FROM SOUTH HAMS DISTRICT COUNCIL Devon’s householders have the chance to help the county become net-zero by joining Devon Cl...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Sep 20
  • SHDC Free Central Heating

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from South Hams District Council: Eligible residents, who are living without gas heating, are being offered the opportunity to...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 25 Aug 20
  • Link for Current & Future Roadworks in your area

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from Devon County Council Devon Highways: Please find below a link that will give you access to current and future works, it als...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 12 Aug 20
  • Employment Opportunity

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from Citizens Advice South Hams: Employment opportunity - We have an exciting employment opportunity to join Citizens Advice South...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Aug 20
  • Live West Community Grants Available

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from Live West: Live West Community Grants Responding to the changing needs of our customers, we have expanded our grants program...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Aug 20
  • SHDC Rogue Tree Surgeons

    South Huish, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from South Hams District Council: Rogue Tree Surgeons operating in the South Hams South Hams District Council has received...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 11 Aug 20
  • SHDC Dog Control Consultation 1st June - 31st July

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Information received from SHDC 1st June 2020: Dog control Consultation – Have Your Say A Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) deals ...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Jul 20
  • Spread Some Sunshine

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    RECEIVED FROM SHDC Call for children and community to ‘Spread Some Sunshine’ Artistic and green-fingered children across West ...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Jul 20
  • Toolkit available to support older people from violence

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    RECEIVED FROM SHDC: Toolkit Available to Support Older People from Violence Issued: 12 June 2020 A toolkit to help raise awareness...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 16 Jul 20
  • Free Learn Devon Online Courses Now Available

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Received from Learn Devon: More than 100 free Learn Devon online courses now available West Alvington Parish Council   |  

  • SHDC Dog Control Consultation 1st June - 31st July

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    A Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) deals with potential anti-social behaviour in an area which could have a harmful effect on the quali...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 2 Jun 20
  • Flooding Information & Advice

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    TAKEN FROM SHDC WEBSITE:  https://www.southhams.gov.uk/article/749/Environmental-Health- If you have suffered a flood you will kn...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Mar 20
  • MARCH 2020 CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION & CONTACTS:

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    You will be acutely aware of the current situation regarding Coronavirus and the national and local efforts to contain it. We can all help ...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 6 Mar 20
  • CAB - Do you know someone struggling to pay their bills?

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    Article received from CAB 10/01/2020: Citizens Advice South Hams is helping local residents to make significant savings on their energy bil...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Jan 20
  • Authorities across Devon get national recognition for work to protect Greater Horseshoe Bats

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    ARTICLE RECEIVED FROM VICKY CROUGHAN, SOUTH HAMS DISTRICT COUNCIL 3RD JANUARY 2020   The pioneering work to protect Greater Horseshoe...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Jan 20
  • A Plan for Climate Change Action

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    ARTICLE RECEIVED FROM SOUTH HAMS DISTRICT COUNCIL, DECEMBER 2019 A Plan for Climate Change Action South Hams District Council has now agre...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 4 Jan 20
  • Ash Dieback

    West Alvington, Kingsbridge, Devon
    Article by: Katharine Harrod

    08/2019 ASH DIEBACK: You may have heard through various media outlets that our  much revered native ash trees are currently ...

    West Alvington Parish Council   |  
    Posted: 10 Dec 19