Two North Devon Council projects have been shortlisted in a prestigious local government awards scheme.
North Devon residents who need to make home improvements, repairs or adaptions will soon be able to apply for enhanced grants to help them get the work done, thanks to a funding injection of £2 million to North Devon Council.
A joint initiative to protect vulnerable homeless people in North Devon and Torridge during periods of severe weather this winter has been made possible, thanks to funding from central government.
North Devon’s homeless householders are less likely to end up in hotels, thanks to an improved temporary housing provision purchased by North Devon Council.
Rogue landlords who fail to improve poor standards for their tenants are to receive hefty financial penalties, thanks to extra powers granted to councils.