Protecting and Enhancing the Natural Beauty and Heritage of the South Hams

The South Hams Society

Our objectives are to stimulate interest and care for the beauty, history and character of the South Hams, encourage high standards of planning and architecture that respect the character of the South Hams, to secure the protection and improvement of the landscape, features of historic interest and public amenity and to promote the conservation of the South Hams as a living, working environment. [read more]

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Help with hedgerow tree tagging

Dear all Can you please help find farmers willing to identify and tag hedgerow trees this winter, to grow on to become standards? One of our targets in the Saving Devon’s Treescapes project is to tag 12,000 hedgerow trees, to replace ash.  We would like to make a start this winter.  Can you help,...

Search for Appeal Decisions

Every development proposal is ‘unique’. However, planning decisions must be taken in accordance with the local and national plans. Ministerial Statements and case law have also to be considered. It is often important to consider the decisions made in similar cases to the one you are researching,...

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