Seymour Drive – Update

SEYMOUR DRIVE – URGENT – APPEAL OBJECTIONS DUE 1st SEPTEMBER After the illegal tree felling at Seymour Drive, many of the local residents have vigorously opposed the development of the woodland they used to enjoy.  The local community submitted Letters of Objection to the Planning Applications to the SHDC and details of the felling’s toContinue reading “Seymour Drive – Update”

Selworthy Court

The views from, and into, the South Devon AONB from the proposed development site are nationally protected. Major development is restricted, and the Council have a duty to protect this important local asset. Selworthy Court lies within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Bowcombe Creek, a County Wildlife Site is 50 metresContinue reading “Selworthy Court”

‘Frogmore 28’

‘THE FROGMORE 28’ – PLANNING APPEAL REFUSED HARMING THE CHARACTER OF THE LANDSCAPE The Appeal Inspector concluded that the proposed 28 houses, community allotments, highway improvements and associated landscaping. would seriously harm the character and appearance of the Frogmore area, which is in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  The developer’s appeal hasContinue reading “‘Frogmore 28’”

Lyte Lane Appeal Decision

THE ‘LYTE LANE’ PLANNING APPEAL – REFUSED – 26TH MARCH 2019 The Friends of South Hams and the South Hams District Council help to protect the Countryside and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ON ITS MERITS Every Planning Appeal is considered on its own merits, and  like the Frogmore wind turbine Public Inquiry decision, theContinue reading “Lyte Lane Appeal Decision”

All Blacks & White Stuff

You may well 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 the designated Heritage Coast. This is a case which has attracted local community opposition, some support, some anger and even national interest.Continue reading “All Blacks & White Stuff”