Monthly Archives: March 2013

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CPRE:  Second homes are gutting communities

By |2013-03-30T08:47:16+00:00March 30th, 2013|News|

The Campaign to Protect Rural England is quite rightly pointing out the dangers of the spiralling problem of second home ownership.  In East Devon, the problem is growing and the number of houses that are empty most of the time is equivalent to the size of Ottery St Mary.

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Pickles to revoke old south west housing targets

By |2013-03-28T13:10:09+00:00March 28th, 2013|News|

Eric Pickles, secretary of state for communities and local government, has announced his intention to revoke the old housing targets, put in place by the Labour government.

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East Devon planning woes feature in new national report

By |2013-03-27T14:20:16+00:00March 27th, 2013|News|

A fascinating report is published today on the dark forces of lobbying and planning.

It is written by acclaimed journalist and writer, Anna Minton and features a chapter on East Devon’s own planning woes.

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Wainhomes swoops on Feniton again

By |2013-03-27T11:55:28+00:00March 27th, 2013|News|

The latest in a long series of major planning applications for Feniton has been submitted for public consultation on EDDC’s planning portal.

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