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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 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 […]
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 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 […]
Residents may be aware of works that are being carried out in this area – we have been notified that this work is taking much longer than anticipated and the Highways Team apologises for any inconvenience. On a positive note, the works are part of a larger scheme that is currently at the early design […]
Children in England who are eligible for free school meals will receive a six-week food voucher to cover the summer holiday period, after a campaign by Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford. You can find out if your child is eligible for free school meals by checking the criteria on the gov.uk website If […]
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 […]
Government FAQs on new Covid-19 measures – What do they mean? West Devon and South Hams councils have issued a Government FAQ document to outline what the new measures mean in practice. For more comprehensive information, please refer to the full Government Guidance Document – Staying Safe Outside Your Home.
Please refer to the attached document for a range of information on coping with hearing loss and tinnitus, and how to help those who are suffering from these conditions.