Councillors in Totnes enjoying the new bench installed as part of a project tackling loneliness

Tackling loneliness in Totnes with a new bench


A new bench has been installed outside The Mansion in Totnes to make it easier for people to stop and chat as part of a project tackling loneliness

Member Story

Free trees available in Devon


Free trees for Devon – councils and communities can apply to help with tree planting schemes that they might be planning but need to be quick!

Climate Change

Holiday lets survey to inform DALC’s response to government call for evidence


DALC is running a survey to gather views of our members to inform our response to a government call for evidence on a registration scheme for holiday lets

Consultation Housing

Devon Hedge Awards 2022


Applications are now open for the The Devon Hedge Awards which recognise the care that goes into looking after Devon’s world class hedges.

Pay award for 2022/23 and payments in lieu


An update from our County Officer on the 2022/23 pay award and a message to all councils from the National Employers about payments in lieu.

Advice Employment
Cranbrook Town Council putting in their mindfulness trail

Celebrating Wellbeing in Cranbrook with a Mindfulness Trail


Cranbrook Town Council has tackled poor mental health and wellbeing in their town with a Mindfulness Trail and resource hub. 

Member Story

Stand for our Board of Directors and save the date for our 2022 AGM


How to stand for our board of directors to oversee the day-to-day strategic management of DALC, and save the date (5 October) for our AGM 2022

Defibrillator cabinet in place

Defibrillator and phone box refurbishment in East Budleigh


A glow up for a phone kiosk and the installation of a life-saving defibrillator in Yettington, East Budleigh

Member Story

Clerks Summer Socials


Time for our Clerks Summer Socials! An opportunity to join DALC and the Devon branch of the Society for Local Council Clerks to socialise, network and enjoy a free cream tea


Young people helping their councils and communities

The importance of young people to your community, how to engage them and read about Horrabridge’s newest (and youngest) councillor!

Advice Member Story
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