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Ilfracombe to receive £87,000 for community amenities

Ilfracombe is set to benefit from a substantial funding boost of just over £87,000, aimed at enhancing community amenities. The development is the result of a decision made during North Devon Council's Strategy and Resources Committee meeting, which took place on Monday, 2 October.

3 October 2023
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FOODfest 2023 line-up announced

The line-up for North Devon's biggest food and drink festival has been announced! FOODfest, which will take place on Sunday 22 October 2023, is set to feature some of the district's top chefs.

26 September 2023

Consultation launched on use of HMOs as holiday lets

North Devon Council has taken a step towards addressing concerns related to the letting of rooms within licensed Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) for short-term holiday rentals. In response to a recent inquiry from an agent, it was discovered that the existing amenity standards for licensed HMOs, approved on 5 September 2022, do not explicitly cover the issue of short-term holiday letting of individual rooms within such properties.

19 September 2023
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Residents encouraged to participate in consultation on dog PSPO renewal

North Devon Council (NDC) is inviting residents to share their valuable insights in a public consultation as the Dogs Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) comes up for renewal. Introduced in 2021, this order aims to address issues related to anti-social behaviour associated with dog waste and uncontrolled dogs while ensuring that open spaces remain accessible for responsible dog owners.

18 September 2023
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St Andrews Road planning appeal dismissed

A planning appeal against a North Devon Council decision to refuse the development of 161 homes off St Andrews Road in Fremington has been dismissed.

14 September 2023