On Wednesday 23rd October at 7.30pm at Slapton Village Hall, South West Ambulance Service are kindly hosting a free training session on when and how to use the new automated village defibrillator (AED), which is now situated on the wall opposite the car park at the Queens Arms pub in Slapton.
Everyone is welcome to attend and there is no need to book. So if you have every been concerned about what to do if faced with a medical emergency, or feel that you just need a refresher course, this is an ideal opportunity to find out the key steps to take to potentially save someones life.
SHDC have today announced that funding to plan the future of the Slapton Line in the event of further damaging storms has been secured by the Slapton Line Partnership (SLP).
The purpose of this new post will be to work closely with the community and the Partnership to help to ease traffic issues and to create positive changes to prepare for the future loss of the Slapton Line A379 road.
To read the full press release click here.
To see images of the damaged and repaired road after Storm Emma, click here.
Following an OFCOM report on 14 March 2006, British Telecom set out a directive to reform public call boxes including their complete removal unless there are valid reasons to retain.
Please HELP SAVE our village public phone box by sharing your views which will form part of a collective parish response.
All parish responses will go to the Secretary of State Culture, Media & Sport and BT prior to the consultation deadline of 20th October 2019, otherwise BT will assume there is no objection to its removal. The Council are therefore working to a fairly tight timelines and your prompt responses will be much appreciated.
To share your views, Click here to down load the feedback form and then return your completed form by 15th October 2019 by:
Thank you for your help and support in this matter.
Chair, Slapton Parish Council.
Slapton All Stars are running a free event for children to have a go at bell ringing at Slapton Church.
The event will be held on Sunday 6th October from 3pm to 4pm. Please arrive in plenty of time and all children must be accompanied by an adult or carer throughout the session.
To book a place, call Julie Hinder on 01548 580900 or contact via facebook at @slaptonAll-Stars.
The Returning Officer’s proposals in connection with the Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places have now been published.
Representations by electors, councillors, political parties and those who have expertise in disability access are invited to respond to the proposals, in writing by email email@example.com , or addressed to the Returning Officer, South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE by 20 September 2019.
There will be a further period for comment when draft orders are published in October - for further details go to https://www.southhams.gov.uk/
Below is a summary of the proposals by the Returning Officer for changes to polling stations. All others have no changes proposed to existing arrangements. The full document is attached which you should view to see the areas which you have an interest in.