Tipton St John schoolchildren aged between 8 and 12 yesterday, had plenty of issues to raise with me, as I popped in for a chat about my role and how I work for the community.
A new representative business group has been created from the fragments of what was left of East Devon Business Forum, reports this week’s Sidmouth Herald.
EDDC’s social media policy, which was due to be debated at Tuesday’s (18 June) standards committee meeting, has been dropped from the agenda, as it is still being prepared.
East Devon writer, Clive Essame, has just published his first e-book titled “Impisi” which is aimed mainly, but not exclusively at young people.
Devon County Council has issued its latest news bulletin on its Waste Plan, which reveals the consultation responses to two new waste recovery facilities in East Devon.
EDDC’s cabinet was, this evening, set to reject a proposal to develop a Jurassic National Park, which would cover the designated East Devon and Dorset areas of outstanding natural beauty.
Next Tuesday’s EDDC standards committee, will debate the current public speaking rules at committee meetings, following a request by independent councillors to review the rules for the development management committee.
There was more drama yesterday at EDDC’s planning committee meeting, which was attended by hundreds of people - so many, that a large proportion had to be accommodated in another room.
Further to my blog - “So where was the tape recorder?” - EDDC officers have advised that key meetings will begin on a trial basis and after drawing up a protocol.
If you find reading this sort of thing interesting, you will be delighted to discover that all the submissions to the draft Local Plan consultation that took place in January, have now been uploaded to the website and are allotted numbers and links.
At the EDDC annual council meeting on 22 May, councillors agreed the new policy of recording key council meetings. See details here - https://www.claire-wright.org/index.php/post/scrutiny_councillors_vote_in_favour_of_recording_meetings/