South Brent is a large village on the southern edge of Dartmoor.
The Parish is the second largest (after Cornwood) in South Hams at 3742 ha, and 6th largest (after Ivybridge, Totnes, Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and Bickleigh) with a population of 3043 in 2012.
The village was originally a woollen and market centre with 2 annual fairs and a station.
Now the village centre is within Dartmoor National Park, and it is a thriving community with shops, businesses, school, village hall and community centre.
The Parish Council consists of 12 elected councillors - 9 from the Village Ward, and 3 from Brent Moor Ward.
The present Council were elected/co-opted in May 2019, and will serve for 4 years until 2023.
A list of the Councillors may be found here.
Parish Council meetings normally take place in the Side Hall at the Village Hall, on the 4th Monday of each month starting at 7:30pm.
In August the meeting takes place at The Old SChool Community Centre.
All members of the public are invited to attend meetings, and will have the opportunity to speak at a public forum at the start of each meeting.
To see details relating to the consulation on the future of grass cutting undertaken by South Brent Parish Council please access the documents listed below:
1. South Brent Green Estate Vision 2020 - Download Here
2. South Brent Vision Summary Document 2020 - Download Here
Try 'clogging' and keep our countryside clean
Dartmoor National Park has teamed up with Planet Earth Games to help people connect with nature, look after it and get healthy at the same time.
Whether you're looking to do something a little different, want to get fitter, or simply want to care for the environment, you're encouraged to get involved with Planet Earth Games which runs throughout August.
This year, the Games are leading the way in responding to both the covid-19 pandemic and the climate crisis.
The Games has set 31 free virtual activities for each day of the month. They range from exercise such as running, walking or swimming to eco-friendly activities including recycling or growing vegetables. People can also choose to make small lifestyle changes too, such as drinking more water or changing eating habits.
You can sign up here. People can share their experiences with Planet Earth Games and be in with a chance of winning an eco-friendly medal.
To See Details of the Government Track and Trace Service please follow the link below:
In light of the ever changing situation with regard to Government Advice in relation to the Covid 19 epidemic please follow the links below for the up to date advice:
Face Coverings on Public Transport:transport - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/face-coverings-to-become-mandatory-on-public-transport
General link to Governemnt advice: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Government's New Covid-19 Guidelines: - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do
Domestic Abuse - Help is Available
A week has gone by since the nation was asked to practise social distancing and self-isolation.
Limited contact with the outside world may case tensions at home leading to an increase in domestic abuse.
Help is available. Contact Devon and Cornwall Victim Support on the link.