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Talk on Honey Bees

Friday January 25th at Churchstow Village Hall, 7.00 p.m. Bee expert Clare Densley is keeper of the bees at Buckfast Abbey, and will be giving a talk on Honey Bees. Admission is free but space is limited, so please call 01548 561539 to give us an idea of numbers.

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, please? We are looking into sustainable (non-plastic) tree tags, possibly ones made of a wool-based...

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, and a good place to find pertainant decisions and Planning Inspectors Reports is to: SEARCH PLANNING...

The South Hams Character Areas

https://new.devon.gov.uk/planning/planning-policies/landscape/devon-character-areas Plymouth Northern Wooded Slopes Plymouth Sounds Eastern Plateau Bigbury Bay Coastal Plateau Plymouth and Modbury Farmlands Salcombe to Kingsbridge Estuary Bolt Tail and Start Point Coastal Plateau Start Bay Coastal Hinterland Mid Avon and West Dart Valleys and Ridges Dart EstuaryFroward Point to Berry Head...

TPO 966 W1: Plantation House site in Bennett Road.

Thought you would want to see that a new Woodland Order TPO notice that has been served by the Tree Office of South Hams District Council for part of the Plantation House site in Bennett Road, as TPO 966 W1 The reasons for serving the Order are:- The trees are prominent in the landscape and therefore are important to the character and quality of the landscape amenities enjoyed by the public. The...

Application 3010/18/FUL: Land adjacent to Fairhaven , Sandhills Road , Salcombe.

Application 3010/18/FUL Land adjacent to Fairhaven , Sandhills Road , Salcombe. Applicant : Mrs C Cottle . LETTER OF OBJECTION FROM THE SOUTH HAMS SOCIETY . The South Hams Society interest . For the last 50 years , the South Hams Society ( SHS ) has been stimulating public interest and care for the beauty , history and character of the South Hams . We encourage high standards of Planning and...

57th Annual General Meeting

The 57th Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held on Thursday April 26th at Kingsbridge Community College at 7 p.m. At 7.30 p.m. after the formal business, there will be a discussion on “Transparency in Planning and the proposed changes to the National Planning Policy Framework”. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be available after the meeting, and the opportunity...

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