Rogue landlords who leave their tenants in poor accommodation may soon face hefty financial penalties, thanks to extra powers granted to councils.
North Devon and Torridge Community Safety Partnership (CSP) is launching a new campaign to deal with street begging in Barnstaple.
Three months into a winter shelter project for the homeless, North Devon Council and Freedom Community Alliance are reminding the district’s rough sleepers to take advantage of the service during this cold weather.
Devon is to receive £475,000 in support of survivors of domestic abuse funded by Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).
Devon and Cornwall Police, North Devon Council and Barnstaple Town Council are working together to highlight the work being done locally to support rough sleepers in Barnstaple and North Devon and are appealing to the public for help.