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Stokenham Parish Council

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Welcome to Stokenham Parish Council Website

The Parish of Stokenham, bounded by the black line on the map, covers the whole of the southern half of Start Bay, from Slapton Sands to Start Point and on to Lannacombe Beach. It encompasses the villages of Torcross, Beesands, Hallsands, Kellaton, Kernborough, Dunstone, Beeson and Chillington, as well as Stokenham itself, covers an area of some 20.6 square kilometres, and has a population of approximately 2,000.

The seven larger settlements and many smaller hamlets and farms are connected by miles of narrow country lanes, byways, bridleways and footpaths. The main arterial route in and out of the parish is the A379, which runs north to Dartmouth and west to Kingsbridge. This route is serviced by the First Western National Bus Company, with connections available to Plymouth (change for Derriford Hospital), Salcombe, Dartmouth, Totnes (our nearest main line railway station) and Exeter. The parish also enjoys the service of The Coleridge Bus, a community bus providing weekly runs from outlying areas to Kingsbridge. There are airports at Plymouth and Exeter.


Re-shaping community-based health services – a public consultation

A number of meetings are being held across the area over the coming weeks to give local people an opportunity to hear the reasons for the proposed changes to community-based health services and to comment and contribute ideas. Each meeting is two hours long and will have an independent chair. This webpage http://www.southdevonandtorbayccg.nhs.uk/community... gives more information. All are welcome (and encouraged!) to attend.