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Free Community Mosaic Workshop, Saturday 13th October 



An Open Meeting with the Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner, Alison Hernandez has been arranged for Monday 8th October at 3.30pm at the Guildhall. If you have any concerns that you would like to raise about the drug and anti-social behaviour problems in the town or criminal activities, please take this opportunity to come along and share your views.

Tender Opportunity

Totnes Town Council are inviting tenders for the re-surfacing of footpaths in Totnes Cemetery and the removal of unused paths. The work will require approx. 750 m2 of resurfacing and 800 m2 of removal, as well as some patching. 

Please e-mail or phone Christina Bewley on 01803 862147 to request a copy of the specification. 

The tender process will close at midday on the 29th October 2018. 


 Youth Nights at the Pavillions, 28th September

The Friday Youth nights at the Pavillions are back, and will start on 28th September. Please see below for a timetable of the activities on offer.


                     Car Park Resurfacing Work 10-24 September 2018 

A phased programme of resurfacing work will be carried out in the central Totnes car parks in September by South Hams District Council. Only one car park will be closed for work at any one time to reduce disruption. For the duration of the works (10th-25th September) the bottle banks currently located in the Heaths Nursey Car Park will be temporarily relocated to Longmarsh Car Park. The timetable of closures is as follows:

 10th - 13th September - Civic Hall Car Park closed.

13th - 20th September - Nursery Car Park closed.

20th - 24th September - Heaths Nursery Car Park closed. 


Table Top Sale, 1st November 

Clearing out your cupboards? Come along to our 2nd hand goods Tabletop Sale at the Civic Hall on Thursday 1st November, tables £10.00 each.  Contact Mairead on 01803 862147 for more information

Totnes Christmas Shopping - on Tuesday 4th December, there will be a Christmas Market in the Civic Hall 3.00pm to 9.00pm.  Come along and browse a variety of unique gift ideas for Christmas.   Sellers please contact Mairead on 01803 862147 for more information 

Totnes Market Square Improvement Consultation

COMPLETED - Monday 11th June 2018 at 7pm-8.30pm – open evening for anyone to view the concept design options and to have your say (in the Guildhall).


·       COMPLETED - Tuesday 12th June - Friday 22nd June 2018 - public consultation on the concept designs and workshops hosted by Harrison Sutton with English Heritage, TOTSOC, Councillors, members of the public, Market traders. The deadline for comments ended Friday 22nd June.


·       COMPLETED - Monday 25th June 2018 at 4pm - Operations Committee in the Guildhall (and other Councillors who wish to attend) to consider the 2nd round of feedback and the elements of design that are most important. The committee will also consider costings for detailed design work post decision day.


·       Tuesday 26th June - Monday 3rd September - Harrison Sutton rework important elements into one design for Full Council to vote on.          


Monday 3rd September at 7pm - Full Council in the Guildhall consider the final concept design and vote on whether to accept it. This will be followed by any required reworking of the design plus detailed specification provided by Architect.

This is a public meeting and people are encouraged to attend.

·         Mid-September onwards – Planning and tendering process for materials and installation.


·         Works to be completed in January/February 2019

The deadline for commenting on the Market Square design is now closed, but the original ideas can still be viewed via the links below:



Please send comments and questions to


Communities Together Fund 

For 2018/19, the previous Town and Parish (TAP) Fund, has been relaunched across the County as the Communities Together Fund.

The aim of the Communities Together Fund is to encourage communities to work together; identifying new ideas for their mutual benefit. Applications are welcome from community projects benefiting, enhancing and making a difference to communities.

The deadline for applications is noon on Friday 14th December 2018. Decisions on grants will be made at a meeting of local SHDC and DCC Members held in January 2019 (it should be noted that all applicant groups will be eligible to attend the meeting).

SHDC Communities Together Fund guidance for 2018_19 final

South Hams Communities Together Fund_App Form final


Totnes Town Ranger - Contact Details

 The Town Ranger for Totnes is now in post. if you have any issues about the town, for example unsafe hand rails, graffiti or cleanliness, please contact him on or via the Town Council Offices (01803 862147).


Citizens Advice is coming to the Mansion from 6th April

Citizens Advice South Hams has extended its existing advice services to the people of Totnes in to the Mansion in the Caring Town Information Exchange (CTIE).  The service will be open on a drop- in basis for people to come along with their problems every Friday, Citizens Advice advisers will be on hand to talk to clients from 10.30am – 2.30pm. All information and advice given by Citizens Advice South Hams is free, independent, impartial and confidential. Advice is also quality assured and meets the Advice Quality Standard (AQS), all debt advice is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.



A Cultural Strategy for Totnes has been launched and the document can be found at the following link:




Problem on the Roads? 

Don't forget you can report any of the road problems listed below on this DCC page:

Flooding & blocked drain
Street light
Hazardous or fallen trees
Overgrown vegetation
Trip hazard
Broken manhole cover
Public rights of way
Debris or obstruction
Defective road markings or signs
Retaining walls
Traffic lights
Fences & barriers
Lit signs & bollards








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