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Useful information

Friday, 10 May 2013 1 Comment by Claire

Below is some information that you may find useful.

Letter in today’s Ottery Herald reminds me of….

Friday, 18 April 2014 6 Comments by Claire

A letter in today’s Ottery/Sidmouth Herald from local leading conservative party member, John Rowland, sounds strangely familiar.

Here’s the letter ... if you are a regular reader of this blog, you might be able to work out where you have heard some of these remarks before ..........................................

Is Ottery’s library being penalised because of its building?

Thursday, 17 April 2014 1 Comment by Claire

Today a three month consultation starts on the future of Ottery’s library, as well as 49 other libraries in Devon.

Feniton Parish Council chairman praises residents and councillors for efforts

Thursday, 17 April 2014 0 Comments by Claire

Martyn Smith, Feniton Parish Council chairman, has fulsomely praised residents and councillors for their efforts to help Feniton. In particular, with opposing three major applications that threatened to overwhelm the village.

East Devon resident’s battle for transparency on office relocation project

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 3 Comments by Claire

Sidmouth resident, Jeremy Woodward, tells below of his ongoing battle to extract information from EDDC about the office relocation project.  He tells the story in his own words, below:

Hospital bed shortage exposed

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 1 Comment by Claire

A timely article, as it coincides with a Devon County Council health overview and scrutiny committee spotlight review this afternoon, that I am attending, which looks at the future of Devon community health services.

Proposals for what is likely to be significant change in Devon’s community hospitals, must be with NHS England by the end of June.

About Claire

claire wright

I have lived in East Devon all my life and in West Hill since 2006. Married with one young daughter, my background is public relations, largely in the public sector, mainly the NHS.

I am the East Devon District Councillor and Devon County Councillor for Ottery St Mary Rural Ward. I am also the Woodland Trust Tree Champion for Devon.

The blog-posts on this site are my own.

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