Campaigning for Protection

Over recent months the chair and three members of the Society approached Sarah Wollaston (MP for Totnes) about planning permissions which were being granted for sites in AONBs but which seemed contrary to government policy. Our concerns were similar to those raised at...

Development in the South Devon AONB

(These notes are intended to help anybody who becomes concerned at a threat of substantial inappropriate development in the AONB but is uncertain how to combat it. If that is where you are and you want help or support we may be able to put you in touch with somebody...

AONB Planning Protocol

A new agreement between the South Devon AONB Partnership and the planning authorities administering land in the AONB was adopted in February 2011. The Society put forward a number of recommendations, not all of which were accepted. The text is below. SOUTH DEVON AONB...
BULLETIN  – March 2016

BULLETIN – March 2016

Chairman’s Message I think that most people know by now that John Chalmers, our Chair until March 2015 died in early December. The aims of the South Hams Society were most dear to him, supporting the principles of good planning, public consultation, good quality...