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21 June 2024

Latest News from South Hams District Council

Land Charges system update



If you need to use our Land Charges service over the next week you may experience a slight delay as we carry out an essential upgrade to our system.

The upgrade will take place over one week between Friday 28 June and Friday 5 July.

This upgrade will enhance our systems providing a more improved service for our customers in the future.

We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this causes, and hope you bear with us while we make these essential improvements.

Don't forget you need photo ID to vote!

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With the General Election only a few weeks away, it's important to remember that you need to take your photo ID to vote in person on Thursday 4 July.

If you forget, you'll have to pop home to get it before you're allowed to vote. Here's a handy list of some of the ID you can take along with you.

Photo ID includes:

  • Passport
  • Driving licence
  • Blue badge
  • Defence identity card
  • Government issued travel passes

View the full list of what is accepted and remember there is still time too to apply for a free Voter Authority Certificate you can apply online before Wednesday 26 June. 

Support a local cause you care about

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SeaMoor Lotto raises thousands of pounds for charities across the South Hams. Could you help make a real difference to the lives of local people? 

Sign up and support a good cause today and not only will you be in with the chance of winning weekly cash prizes of up to £25,000, but if you enter before Saturday 29 June, you will be in with the chance of winning a £1,000 Amazon Gift Card, all for just £1 a week!

Shop the latest electronics, including smartphones, laptops, and smart home devices; fill your library with your favourite books, or music; get your wardrobe (or home, or garden) summer ready… you can even buy food and groceries!

Even if you don’t win a prize you can be happy knowing that you are making a real difference to a good cause in the District. 

Find out more at SeaMoor Lotto.

Job Vacancies

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Are you looking for a flexible role in a supportive and open culture? Join the Council! We have a number of exciting roles available for the right person.

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