A shocking new report published today, has outlined the state our wildlife is in - and it makes frightening reading.
Devon County Council is to take a leaf out of East Devon District Council’s book and scrap the tradition of non-ruling party councillors, chairing its scrutiny committees.
The Community Council of Devon is trying to find out whether there is such a thing as food poverty - if so, where and how does it manifest itself.
Over 50 Sidbury residents met on Sunday at the Red Lion pub, to discuss how they might save it from being turned into flats, following news that its owner is selling it.
So, council budgets are being radically slashed AGAIN, with services teetering on the edge of viability, police numbers already having been massively slashed… but… Devon and Cornwall’s new police commissioner increases his administrative (PR?) team by six.
A new and improved bus service through Ottery St Mary next week, will mean a much better service for people living in Ottery town and Alfington, but other communities will lose out.
The BBC story below was published yesterday here and below - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-22558756
The cabinet to me, including Gove, seem to resemble a bunch of ruthless hatchet men who spend about five minutes thinking through their plans for “reform.”
This story was in yesterday’s Daily Telegraph - here and below - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/10066605/Sir-Mervyn-King-attacks-Osborne-plan-to-boost-housing-market.html
Since appearing on BBC Spotlight on Wednesday 8 May, EDDC’s Countryside team has received numerous requests from members of the public for bee box kits and advice on attracting solitary bees to their gardens.
Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, has waded into the row over development, claiming that people should be delighted about development in the countryside.