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.
Dartmoor National Park have announced their new digital festival 'Dartmoor Connections', set to take place through July and August.
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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.