TDCC questions borough council’s commercial property strategy

The Tavistock Times Gazette of 14 September features an article that came from one of our recent evening meetings. We are questioning a strategy by West Devon Borough Council to borrow money so it can purchase commercial properties to create new revenue streams. TDCC Chair, Mike Harper, said: ‘I am concerned that money will be […]

One Council Proposal

West Devon Borough Council and South Hams District Council are holding a consultation on their proposal to form one new council. The proposal is said to save up to £0.5m a year, reduce the number of councillors and require council tax for both areas to be brought to the same level. Local authorities have had […]

Business Rates

The Chair recently sent a letter (click below) to West Devon Borough Council with regards to businesses who are suffering from substantially increased rates bills. WDBC have received approximately £122,000 from the Government to support such businesses, and the Chair has asked how these funds will be utilised, if there will be any consultation with […]