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A quick guide.....

 The Society's objectives are:

To stimulate interest and care for the beauty, history and character of the South Hams.
To encourage high standards of planning and architecture that respect the character of the South Hams.
To secure the protection and improvement of the landscape, features of historic interest and public amenity.
To promote the conservation of the South Hams as a living, working environment.

There is more information on the Society, and an invitation to join it (only £10 a year!), at About/Join SHS.  Committee members, their contact details, and notes on their recent meetings are also under About.

We publish four bulletins a year.  Any issue since 2007 can be downloaded from About/Bulletins.

Beach cleans and the social programme for 2014 are at Events.

We take the South Devon AONB very seriously.  The pages under Protected Areas are intended to increase people's knowledge and appreciation of the AONB and the other designated areas.  If the protected landscape matters to you, you should look at the two items highlighted at the top of this page.

SHDC's Masterplanning SPD is a source of concern.   See the page under Planning.  There are also new pages on Environmental Impact Assessment and the Siting of Renewables in Devon.

Since the beginning of 2012 the Society has commented on planning applications in Bantham, Brixham, Buckland Tout Saints, Chivelstone, Dartington, Frogmore & Sherford,Halwell & Moreleigh, Harberton, Kingsbridge, Loddiswell, Malborough, Modbury, Newton & Noss, North Huish, Salcombe, Stoke Fleming, Stoke Gabriel, Stokenham, Strete, Wembury and Woodleigh.  The texts are at Planning/Applications.