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CANCELLED - Operations Committee and Totnes Neighbourhood Plan Task and Finish Group Meetings, 19th March

Due to the snow and warnings not to travel as the day gets colder because of the risk of ice, the Operations Committee and Totnes Neighbourhood Plan Task and Finish Group Meetings that were due to take place today (19th March) have been cancelled.

Totnes Civic Square Consultation, 20th March 

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. We are also running a drop in evening for those who work during the day or do not have access to email. The closing date for comments is 2nd April 2018.

The community will be asked to engage a second time once the design options have been received.

The consultation schedule is 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.

South Hams District Council Council Tax Online Session, 14th April 2018


St Mary's Church Consultation, 23-24th March 2018 


Notice of Poll - Totnes Town Ward Election, 29th March 2018


Statement of Persons Nominated for Totnes Town Ward Election, 29th March 2018 


Notice of Election for Totnes Town Ward 29th March 2018 - UPDATE

Please see the details below. Nominations need to be handed to South Hams District Council by 4pm Friday 2nd March 2018.


Totnes Neighbourhood Plan Task and Finish Group - Next Meeting 19th March 7pm 

The Totnes Neighbourhood Plan Task and Finish Group will next meet on Monday 19th March at 7pm in the Guildhall. This is a public meeting and all are welcome to attend. The agenda for the last meeting is at TNP Task & Finish Group Agenda 19th Feb 2018 and the minutes from the 22nd January meeting at TNP Task & Finish Group Minutes 22nd Jan 2018

                                                                        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 4th April.



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



Recycle Devon 

Recycle Devon Thank You Awards? The awards recognise people who make a real effort to reduce, reuse or recycle waste.  They could be a friend, neighbour, child, community group, small business, recycling collector or staff at your local recycling centre. All shortlisted nominees will be invited to an awards ceremony on 16th March 2018. Please see poster attached.

DDCW-ThankYou Awards  



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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