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  • Covid 5th March
    Article: Mar 5, 2021

    Case numbers are now down to less than 3 in all areas of the South Hams, with 9 cases in total for the region.

    Well done everybody!

  • housing/worksite
    Article: Mar 2, 2021

    Lib Dem Led Teignbridge District Council has approved and financed the Teignbridge 100 programme to deliver new council homes for rent at their annual budget meeting this week.

    Teignbridge has a housing list of some 1000 households. Each year around 400 households are found new homes, and as new households find themselves in need, the list stays at around the same level of 1000 households.

  • media officer wanted
    Article: Mar 2, 2021

    Plymouth Liberal Democrats are looking for a volunteer Media Officer to join the local campaign team.

    Lots of support and training is available. Duties would require 2-3 hours a week.

    A media Officer would be responsible for:

    - Keeping Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Website active

    - Generate ideas and opportunites for media stories

  • Brian Blake PCC ()
    Article: Mar 2, 2021

    The clue is in the title. He served 31 years in the Devon and Cornwall Police retiring as a Detective Chief Inspector on the National Crime Squad and during that time investigated a lot of crime. Other parts of his service were in Uniform, CID and Special Branch.

    In short, he has lots of experience of all forms of policing having dealt with offenders and victims alike.

  • Covid 26th Feb
    Article: Feb 26, 2021

    Covid cases are down 28.6% in the South Hams this week, to a total of 15 cases

    Most areas have reduced their cases numbers to fewer than 3, except for:

    Yealmpton, Modbury and Aveton Gifford (up 100% to 4 cases).

    Marldon, Stoke Gabriel & Kingswear (up 50% to 3 cases).

    South Brent and Cornwood (up 50% to 3 cases).

  • vote by post
    Article: Feb 26, 2021

    Now that we know for certain that the elections on May the 6th are going ahead, we are encouraging you to vote by post so you don't have to go out to the polling stations on election day.

    With the uncertainty of Covid-19 still looming, it's comforting to know that our members can apply to vote via post and it's so simple!

  • dogs
    Article: Feb 26, 2021

    Devon Liberal Democrats are backing calls to make pet theft a specific criminal offence and change the law to treat stolen dogs as animals rather than possessions.

    A petition to make dog theft a specific criminal offence has so far reached 194, 171 signatures. According to the charity DogLost there has been a 170% increase in dog thefts since lockdown started.

  • Bees on flowers
    Article: Feb 23, 2021

    A proposal to allocate £0.5 million to a district-wide post Covid recovery programme, put forward by Liberal Democrat councillors, was approved by South Hams District Council at last week's meeting [11th Feb].

    The Liberal Democrats have been calling for £500,000 - currently sitting in reserves - to be used to help local businesses and the community recover from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.