Monthly Archives: December 2012

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Ottery food bank needs your help …

By |2012-12-21T18:47:04+00:00December 21st, 2012|News|

Residents are asked to take a few minutes out from the busy Christmas and new year celebrations to donate some non-perishable food to Ottery St Mary’s food bank scheme.

Ottery parish churches are running the scheme which started earlier this year, along with many others across Devon and the country.

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Local GPs “really worried” about rash of new housing

By |2012-12-19T09:31:12+00:00December 19th, 2012|News|

GPs at Coleridge Medical Centre are “really worried” about being able to cope with a large increase in housing in the area.  That was the message from Dr Tim Cox, who attended Monday night’s Feniton Parish Council meeting.

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Recording of meetings - debate scheduled for 3 January

By |2012-12-18T20:52:23+00:00December 18th, 2012|News|

A date not to be missed if you are interested in the issue of recording of meetings. 

You may remember that the previous overview and scrutiny meeting where this subject was on the agenda, was cancelled due to the bad weather last month.

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Almost three quarters of councils will miss NPPF deadline

By |2012-12-17T14:02:47+00:00December 17th, 2012|News|

This is the biggest threat facing the East Devon countryside and developers are well aware of it.  EDDC is one of the almost three-quarters of councils who won’t have an up-to-date local plan in place by d-day, on 27 March 2013, when if a council doesn’t have an up-to-date local plan, it may be considered irrelevant.

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Devon anti-fracking group lobbies Osborne

By |2012-12-17T13:12:45+00:00December 17th, 2012|News|

Campaign group, frack-free Devon, has penned a letter to chancellor, George Osborne, in the hope to dissuade the him from his apparently determined path he is treading to allow mining for shale gas, across the UK.

The letter is pasted below…...................

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EDDC tries to justify gagging committee on business forum

By |2012-12-15T22:51:26+00:00December 15th, 2012|News|

The latest press release from EDDC is pasted below, which attempts to justify gagging the East Devon Business Forum scrutiny TAFF. Some might spot flaws in the argument .....................

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