In the 17 weeks since October 28 last year Kingsbridge has now been flooded and/or sewage has spilled out of the sewers and on to the streets on no fewer than 15 separate occasions. Yesterday, on 23 February, the Society’s... Read more

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Earlier this year the Society objected to proposals to allow commercial fishermen to operate a six-month fixed net fishery to target ‘grey mullet... Read more

Content tags: Biodiversity, Environment, AONB, SSSI

Devon County Council Leader Cllr John Hart joined the leader of Torbay Council Cllr David Thomas and Levelling Up Minister MP Jacob Young to sign what is being described as ‘a ground-breaking deal that could transfer... Read more

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Although the recent report in the South Hams Gazette omits to say when, according to a council spokesperson sewage spilled out of manhole covers in Kingsbridge, adding ‘it was all due to one offending item used by... Read more

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As many will know the Devon & Severn Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority have been holding a formal public consultation on proposed amendments to existing commercial and recreational Netting Permit Conditions in... Read more

Content tags: Biodiversity, Environment, AONB, SSSI

On page 20 of our recently published January 2024 Newsletter we asked the question:

In the first 10 months of its existence the company Plymouth and South Devon Freeport Limited held no fewer than seven... Read more

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According to Devon County Council Leader John Hart ‘the County Council will approve the Deal at its Cabinet in March and it will be ratified at a Full Council shortly afterward.’

Before that, he explains, there is to be... Read more

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Contained in the final report of the Glover Review of Designated Landscapes was the recommendation that AONBs should be strengthened with new purposes, powers and resources, and renamed as National Landscapes.

The... Read more

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