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 will take place at the Village Hall for the remainder of 2021, and in 2022 will move to the Pavilion at the Recreation Ground for the foreseeable future.
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 of the Poster advertising homes for affordable rent in South Brent - Download Here
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:
Government's Advice on the Roadmap Out Of Lockdown please see:
With Regard to those residents who are shielding (Clinically Extremely Vulnerable Persons)
As shielding ends on 31 March as part of the road map please see:
To see details of the documents and reports by the Auditors PFK Littlejon relating to the South Brent Parish Council Limited Assurance Review for the Year Ending 31-03-2021 click on the Download Here next to the relevant document:
Notice of Conclusion of Audit 30-09-2021 - Download Here
Annual Govenance Statement 2020/21 - Download Here
External Auditor Report and Ceretificate 2020/21 - Download Here
Final External Auditor Report and Certificate 2020/21 - Download Here
The Outreach Post Office provided by Strete Post Office is now permanently hosted in South Brent Old School Community Centre.
The Post Office opening times are:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning ONLY.
The service is provided in conjunction with the management of the Old School Centre.