"South Devon's Best Kept Secret"
South Brent is a unique village tucked away under the South West lea of Dartmoor.
It offers a wide range of opportunities to explore Dartmoor and the South Hams with many local amenities including a tourist information base.
The village boasts a wide range of shops including a bank, post office, supermarket, chemist, delicatessen, pubs, cafes, antique shop, butcher, fish and chips, florist, computer and IT, hairdressers, DIY and Garden Centre, small goods store, art and crafts and charity shops.
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Why travel miles to larger towns when you can satisfy all your needs by shopping locally in South Brent
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South Brent is twinned with Chateauneuf du Faou in Brittany with visits being made between the two.
Details of some twinning contacts can be found on the menus.
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 2011, and will serve for 4 years until 2015. 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 (except August), and start at 7:30pm. 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.
Please see poster below providing details of the Recycling & Waste Collection service over Christmas and New Year:-
Sustainable South Brent (SSB) is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated community food worker for an exciting new food initiative in the village targeting children and families, focusing on affordable and local healthy food.
£20 per hour (variable part time hours) from Jan –Nov 2017.
Interested? Then SSB would like to hear from you…. .
The closing date for applications is 5pm Sunday 4 December 2016 and interviews will take place in South Brent on the morning of Friday 16 December.
For more information, details and to apply see www.sustainablesouthbrent.org.uk/
The TAP Fund is jointly funded by Devon County Council (DCC) and South Hams District Council (SHDC). Members have allocated £1.10 per elector to this pot, to be spent in Cluster areas. DCC has approved £1 per elector and SHDC has approved 10p per elector. The total value of the Fund in each Cluster area depends on the number of electors.
Details about applications for grants from this fund can be found by visiting www.southhams.gov.uk and searching for TAP fund
TAP applications 2016/17 - Deadline 12 pm 16TH December 2016 - Decision date 19th January 2017