Last Thursday the Society’s Planning Lead emailed South Hams District Council officers, Councillors and Dartmouth Town Council demanding the ongoing saga at Seymour Drive in Dartmouth should be brought to an end.

The... Read more

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Since the autumn of 2021 the Society has been campaigning against the proposed construction of both an agricultural storage building and an access track on land at Butterford in the parish of North Huish.

Eventually, in... Read more

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On Monday Devon County Council is to meet at 10:30am to vote on whether the proposal for the Devon and Torbay Combined County Authority should be submitted to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities... Read more

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‘It’s the start of a journey that can go a long way if we go along with it’, Devon County Council Leader John Hart told those present at the Council’s Cabinet Meeting on February 2.

South Hams District Council Leader... Read more

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The Devon and Torbay Devolution Consultation closes in 12 days time on March 24. And the Society has now submitted its response.

Amongst our many concerns with the creation of yet another and arguably unnecessary layer... Read more

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There is to be no new Joint Local Plan. At least, not for now. Instead yesterday members of the Council’s Executive unanimously voted to continue with what we’ve got after Cllr Dan Thomas told them:

‘Following a... Read more

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Some good news to report! There will be no net fishery within the Salcombe Estuary!

At the recent meeting of the Devon and Severn Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority’s Byelaw and Permitting Sub-Committee 11 of... Read more

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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

Content tags: Environment, Pollution