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Totnes Town Council Offices Closed on Thursday 24th May

Our offices will be closed on Thursday 24th May as the Mayor Choosing Ceremony will be taking place.  We will reopen on Friday 25th May at 10.00 am.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

 The agenda for the Mayor Choosing and AGM on Thursday 24th May at 12 noon can be found on the Full Council page.

The Guildhall will be closed to the public and will reopen on Friday 25th May at 11.00 am.  



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).

Paige Adams Grants 2018

The Paige Adams Trustees have allocated £5,000 to general community based projects and £2432 to Civic Hall Subsidy applications. Both grants will be capped at £1,000. The application form is below (the same form for both) and the deadline for submission is midday on 25th June 2018 to the Secretary at -



Totnes Civic Square Project Timeline

The Town Council and SHDC are working together to consult the community on improvements to the Civic Square. We are inviting all members of the community and users of the space in front of the Civic Hall to forward ideas to the Town Clerk at or by coming into the offices during opening hours. The closing date for comments is 2nd April 2018. For details of the project timeline see the link here.

Citizens Advice is coming to the Mansion from 6th April

Citizens Advice South Hams will be extending its existing advice services to the people of Totnes.  From Friday April 6th the local charity, whose main offices are in Follaton House, will be extending their services to the Mansion in the Caring Town Information Exchange (CTIE).  The new 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.

Teena Barrett, Advice Services Manager at Citizens Advice South Hams says, “We are very excited about working with the CTIE, who are making us welcome in their space. Our trained advisers will be on hand every Friday to help Totnes residents with problems including housing, debt, consumer issues as well as benefit and disability entitlement.

With demand for advice services higher in Totnes than any other part of Devon, there’s a real need for this service. We are delighted that funding from Totnes Town Council is helping us to forge a new partnership with the Caring Town Information Exchange. This can only be a good thing for the residents of Totnes“.

Fiona Ward, from the Caring Town Information Exchange says, "The CTIE is here to help connect local people to local services and groups, including Citizens Advice who offer an invaluable service for everyone in our area. We signpost a lot of people to them for practical help with all sorts of problems. We're very happy to help bring them into the middle of the town every Friday, making them more accessible to those who find travelling to Follaton House difficult. Hopefully more people will get the help they need".

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.


Citizens Advice Satisfaction Survey 

The Citizens Advice Bureau would like to invite you to comment on how well their service is performing in South Hams.  Please complete the Satisfaction Survey below.

Citizens Advice Satisfaction Survey

Totnes Neighbourhood Plan Task and Finish Group - 21st May Meeting Has Been Cancelled 

The next meeting of the Totnes Neighbourhood Plan Task and Finish Group is to be confirmed. This is a public meeting and all are welcome to attend. Agendas and minutes for these meetings can be found at 

                                                                        MAYORAL SURGERY

Councillor Rosie Adams, Mayor of Totnes, will be holding an open surgery on the first Wednesday of each month between 10.30-12.00 as part of the St John's Church Community Cafe in Bridgetown, Totnes. Rosie welcomes all discussions and questions. The next open surgery will be held on Wednesday 2nd May.



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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