The Benefits of ponds

DIG PONDS TO TREBLE NUMBER OF RARE SPECIES, EXPERTS URGE Emma Gatten, Environment Editor of The Daily Telegraph, has today reported on the findings of researchers who have been monitoring a network of 20 clean-water ponds over a six square mile area of farmland in...

A good time to end speculation

Whilst recognising that all local authorities are hard pressed for funds these days, the South Hams Society has been concerned about our own District Council’s efforts to raise money from property investment. We were publicly critical of the Council’s poorly...

GERSTON POINT … continued

  You will probably remember the controversial unauthorised two-storey garage, tennis court and skateboard bowl, built without planning permission at Gerston Point in the heart of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within the designated...

Press Release on Gerston Point – 12th April 2020

When South Hams District Council refused the first retrospective application for the unlawful developments – an outsized garage, tennis court and skate park – at Gerston Point last September, the Case officer found that: ‘The development represents an...