The parish of South Huish comprises the villages of Hope Cove and Galmpton and the hamlet of South Huish, in the South Hams area of South Devon. The parish is in an area of outstanding natural beauty which lies between Dartmoor and the sea with the Eddystone light 16 nautical miles out to sea. Tourism is the principal business followed by agriculture and there are several large farms within the parish. Hope Cove was once a busy fishing village but now fishing is done on a very small scale, mainly crabs and lobster.
Malborough, South Milton and Thurlestone are adjacent parishes with the towns of Kingsbridge and Salcombe approx. 6 miles away. The resident population of the parish is less than 500 and there are over 70% second homes.
The Parish Council consists of 7 Councillors and a part-time Clerk. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month, every month.
Parish of South Huish
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that a casual vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for the Parish of South Huish and that unless ten or more electors of the electoral area have on or before the * 3rd March 2020 submitted a request in writing to the Returning Officer, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes TQ9 5NE, that an election be held to fill the vacancy, the Parish Council will take steps to fill the said vacancy.
Date 12th February 2020 Signed Katharine Harrod, South Huish Parish Clerk
Coronavirus – Community Response
DO YOU NEED HELP?
Following recent advice from the Government, a large number of parishioners may have to stay isolated in their homes and for quite some time. There are several people in the local community who have kindly put their names forward to be contacted if you need help for running errands, picking up prescriptions, shopping, dog walking, etc. Please do not hesitate to contact one of the following if you need any help or support.
Jill Beavis Hope Cove 560968
Suzy Clavin Hope Cove 560626 or 07989 238 899
Laura Cragan Hope Cove 0779 164 1991
Sue & Nigel Curry Galmpton 714344 or 07748 870 000
Katie Daniels Galmpton 07816 372 017
Robin Griffin Hope Cove 0777 135 6679
Caroline Hassall Galmpton 560959
Hazel Hassall Galmpton 0771 818 7469
Mark Hewis Galmpton 07782 239 903
Richard & Judith Lungmuss Galmpton 561460
Annalese Murray Galmpton 561973 or 07973 926 397
Lee & Chris Paschalides Galmpton 560991
Graham & Amanda Phillips Hope Cove 562047
Lynda Reeves Hope Cove 561495
Sue Richards Hope Cove 561315
Tony & Trudy Rowe Galmpton 561857
Bruce & Julia Williams Galmpton 561621
Tom Windle Galmpton 562021