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17 November 2023

Latest News from West Devon Borough Council

Celebrating Our Young Green Heroes

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Okehampton Girl Guides have won the first of the Mayor's Young Person Green Awards.

The Mayor, Cllr Lynn Daniel presented the group with their award on 9 November.

The awards celebrate the work of children aged 4 to 11 who are showing passion for supporting climate change issues - one of our top priorities.

The next round of awards is now open! Do you know a young person or group who are doing great things for the environment? Nominate them before Friday 8 December. 

Find out more and how to nominate here

Help With The Cost of Living

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We know that many of you are experiencing financial hardship because of the cost of living crisis.

We're using the Household Support Fund to support those who need help with food, energy, fuel, water and other household bills and essentials.

If you could use some financial support during these difficult times, apply online here

Have Your Say on Council Tax Reduction

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With many of us feeling the pinch through the cost of living crisis, we want to help residents most in need pay their Council Tax. 

We're proposing two changes to our Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2024/2025. 

Find out more and share your views online before 28 November.

Does Our Chair Have Your Name On It?

Our Vacancies - Your Future. Woman in a yellow chair on a purple background.


We love where we work and we'd love it too if you join us!

We have fantastic job opportunities available at the moment, including roles in our Operations, Benefits and Business Support Teams. 

If you'd like to work with a brilliant group of people, then take a look at what we have to offer.

Take a look at our recruitment website where you will find our latest job opportunities.