England Tree Strategy – Consultation

England Tree Strategy – Consultation

“This consultation will inform a new England Tree Strategy which we will publish later this year, setting out our forestry policy through to 2050, and replacing the Government 2013 Forestry Policy Statement.” Click here to download the full...

Latest News on Seymour Drive

Do you remember the devastated woodland just outside Dartmouth? Residents of Seymour Drive have been in touch with the Society to update us: “Anthony Mangnall MP has taken an interest in the happenings on the land to the North of Seymour Drive.  He has been in...

Capton Wood – Latest in a Series of Unlawful Wood Clearances

Last year the South Hams Society helped to support a resident’s group in the wake of the illegal wood clearance in Seymour Drive on the edge of Dartmouth. As the landowner brought forward planning application after planning application in an effort to develop the...

Good news for Ilton Copse near Blanksmill

This ancient copse which was felled by the landowner in late March has now been permanently protected by a blanket TPO thanks in no small part to our online campaign. According to the tree officer at SHDC: “We received positive support which was helpful, and...