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Local Data

Area Profile
This profile pulls together information from a number of sources – both local and national. To ensure the profile is as up to date as possible the data are collected directly from the various websites each day. This might mean that the page takes a while to load. 
Mosaic Profile
Experian produce a dataset called Mosaic which describes the characteristics of people and households in the area. This profile explores these data in more detail.

Local News

Latest news headlines from around the area

From local newspapers

One person trapped in three car crash near Watcombe, Torquay From This is South Devon
The emergency services were called to a three-car crash on Teignmouth Road, Watcombe, Torquay on Sun…

Roadworks may delay motorists From This is South Devon
Planned roadworks in Devon and Cornwall for the coming week may delay motorists, warns the Highways …

UPDATE: Man cut free after three-car crash in Watcombe, Torquay From This is South Devon
Firefighters had to cut free a man trapped after a three-vehicle crash in Torquay.

Three fire app…

From Devon County Council

Two South Hams schools praised by Devon education chiefs
The heads and staff of two Totnes area primary schools have been praised by Devon education chiefs f…

Devon youngsters get chance to shine at business and innovation awards
Five community colleges in Devon have been taking part in a special competition aimed at developing …

Junction improvements at Redworth Junction, Totnes
11 week scheme to improve Redworth Junction in Totnes is expected to be completed by Friday 5 Decemb…

Future of Totnes Mansion site up for grabs
People in Totnes are being asked to come up with ideas for the future use of the Mansion site in For…

Youth work in Devon to continue from local hubs
Devon will retain a professional youth work service and eight area-based youth centre hubs if propos…

Up on the roof at the Rushbrook Centre in Totnes
Councillor Stuart Barker, Devon County Council’s Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care places the fir…

Totnes traffic order approved
Councillors on the South Hams Highways and Traffic Order Committee (HATOC) agreed that an Experiment…

Essential work on A381 near Totnes
Five week scheme to carry out essential safety improvements to the existing barrier system on the A3…

Devon welcomes assisted areas announcement
Devon County Council warmly welcomes Government launch of the second stage of the 2014-2020 Assisted…

Construction on Rushbrook Centre
Building work on the new Rushbrook Centre has now begun

Bid secures 60 affordable homes for older people
Sixty affordable ‘extra care’ homes for older people look set to be built in Totnes, thanks to fundi…

Acoustic Guitar for Absolute Beginners and Beginners
Devon Adult and Community Learning are creating new ‘Learn Acoustic Guitar’ courses to put gui…

Adult and Community Learning open sessions in Totnes and Newton Abbot
Devon County Council’s Adult and Community Learning Service is opening its doors for two special ope…

Travel Devon roadshows helping tackle congestion
More than 120 of the free roadshows, organised by Devon County Council, have been held in Exeter, Ex…

Positive feedback on design proposals for development of new community hub in Totnes
Local people have welcomed the opportunty to see design proposals for a new community hub on the for…

Exhibition to showcase plans for new community hub for Totnes
A £1.5 million state of the art facility is planned for the Rushbrook site to create a community hu…

Plans for Rushbrook to be submitted in the summer
The planning application for a new state of the art facility for the Rushbrook site in Totnes, will…

Devon Work Hubs network goes from strength to strength
The Devon Work Hub ‘Family’ continues to expand with centres at Totnes, Tavistock, Cullompton and Ex…

Devon farmer demonstrates how the county is a good place to grow
Riverford Farm win another award to add to their growing catelogue of accolades and tell us how they…

Totnes means business
The newly opened Totnes Work Hub has been officially opened by MP for Totnes Sarah Wollaston

Your Local Councillors

Below are links to your local councils’ contact pages. You can also find information about your local County Councillors.

Local Councils
Devon County Council
South Hams District Council
Local County Councillor areas
Dartmouth & Kingswear
South Brent & Dartington
Thurlestone, Salcombe & Allington
Totnes Rural

Local Services

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DISC logoYou can also search the Devon Family Information Services directory. Follow this link for childcare providers or search for other family-related services.

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