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May bank holiday bin collections

All bin collections following a bank holiday Monday will now take place one day later. Find out when your bin is collected.

This replaces the previous system of moving the Monday collections to the following Saturday.

Household Support Fund

The third Household Support Fund scheme is now closed.

The government has confirmed funding for a further scheme to run until the end of March 2024. The fourth Household Support Fund scheme will continue to provide extra help to those households who need it most as prices of so many essentials remain high.


Devon County Council will once again be running the Fund across the whole of Devon and ensuring it supports as many people as possible. More details can be found on their website as schemes are developed. 


We will again receive part of the funding to allow us to continue supporting local residents throughout this year and through next winter. We want to make sure the limited funding can do as much good as possible, so we are currently developing plans for how this latest scheme will work. As more information is available we will update this webpage. As this scheme runs until next spring, the first payments are likely to made in the summer (July / August) with further support available in the winter months.


Find out about other sources of support that are available.


The Government’s Cost of living support hub contains information on benefits as well as help with bills, childcare, housing and travel.


When this content has been updated

Last updated 26 May 2023