Entries by Town Clerk

Green Homes Grant Scheme

Green Homes Grant Scheme We published information in the North Tawton Roundabout about this scheme – more details have now been released by the Government. Eligible homeowners can get vouchers to help pay for environmentally friendly improvements, although as expected, it’s more complex than it originally appeared. To qualify for financial support, you’ll need to […]

Ted Hughes OM – 90th Birthday tribute Monday 17 August 2020

Ted Hughes OM – 90th birthday on Monday 17 August Monday, 17 August, marks what would have been the 90th birthday of one of North Tawton’s most celebrated residents, the former Poet Laureate, Ted Hughes, who lived in the town at Court Green for nearly four decades until his death in 1998. Born in West […]

Start-Up Business School Launched – Free places for West Devon Residents

South West Devon entrepreneurs of the future are being offered FREE places on an acclaimed workshop to turn their hobbies and dreams into a business. Designed to inspire people and help them find the confidence to try their ideas, the PopUp Business School is aimed at everyone, from those with no cash and no business […]

BT Phone Box, The Square, North Tawton – what’s going on?

BT Phone Box, The Square, North Tawton With the posting of official BT notices on the phone box, we’re aware that residents will want to know what is happening to this box. BT periodically consults with parishes about the future of under-used phone boxes in their area.  At the  last consultation, Autumn of 2019, we […]

Covid-19 – financial help from West Devon Borough Council for residents who need basic essentials

A Welfare Support Fund has been launched by South Hams District and West Devon Borough Councils, in association with Devon County Council, to support residents whose financial situation has been seriously affected by the current pandemic. The COVID-19 Welfare Support Fund can provide small emergency payments to help with basic essentials including: household essentials such as […]

Domestic Abuse – Boots Pharmacies offering safe space for victims

BOOTS pharmacies offering safe spaces for victims of domestic abuse From today, Boots chemists are offering safe spaces within their pharmacies for victims of domestic abuse. Anyone needing help can ask staff at the counter to use the consultation room, where they will be able to contact local services for help and advice. It’s been launched by […]