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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, 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...

Beach Cleans 2018

  Saturday, 7th April – Great Mattiscombe Sands Meet in Start Point Car Park at 16.00hrs. (low-water 16.58) for an early evening beach-clean. This beach is privately owned but volunteers are allowed to park free of charge. The beach is full of interesting wildlife. Saturday, 19th May – Gara Beach Meet outside the Ode Café at 15.00hrs (low-water 15.46) before going down to give this...

New Amenity Group Representative appointed to SDAONB Partnership Committee

The South Devon AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) committee held its latest meeting at Blackpool Sands last week. In a move coordinated by the South Hams Society, a number of local amenity groups combined together to nominate Geoffrey Osborn to act as their representative on the Committee. Previously the Local Amenity Groups were represented on the Committee by Bob Harvey who stepped...

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