In this issue: we report on South West Water's scandalous proposed standalone scheme to reduce the risk of sewer flooding in the lower part of Kingsbridge town; we worry about rumoured changes to Permitted Development Rights in protected landscapes; we still have Freeport concerns; examine the ecological and environmental importance of the South Hams saltmarshes; look at problems with enforcement; wonder why we can't be told whether planning officers have made site visits; reveal a conflict that has arisen between a Planning Inspector and South Hams District Council in their reading and interpretation of the General Permitted Development Orders; along with much more.

In this issue: the great K5 giveaway revealed; an explanation at last as to why the boundary of the Freeport is where it is; planning by remote control; why, despite Wildfish, the government's Storm Overflows Plan remains lawful; how landowners are profiting from Permitted Development; why the Loddiswell pre-app is lacking in authority; Dartmouth Road, East Allington: Unnecessary, Unsustainable, Unwanted; ‘It couldn’t happen here ...’ rediscovered; 'Sore Thumbs!'

In this issue: we reveal that the target for the number of new dwellings required to be built in the South Hams between 2014 and 2034 as set in the Joint Local Plan has already been exceeded; we show how our rivers are literally swimming in **it; we explain why the Loddiswell Old School Field pre-app is open to challenge; we tell the story of the 1983 campaign to save the Crabshell Inn in Kingsbridge; we look at the work being done to improve the health of the River Yealm; and we report on the East Portlemouth Sycamores being saved!