Monthly Archives: April 2014

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Cllr Eileen Wragg found guilty of breaching code of conduct

By |2014-04-30T13:05:00+00:00April 30th, 2014|News|

EDDC and Devon County Councillor, Cllr Eileen Wragg has been found guilty of breaching the councillor’s code of conduct at an Exmouth Town Council meeting last year.

The verdict came at an EDDC standards committee which met last week to consider the complaint, submitted by Exmouth Town Council’s conservative group.

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Youth campaigners march on County Hall

By |2014-04-26T17:27:00+00:00April 26th, 2014|News|

Here’s the story on the BBC News website. I joined the campaigners, for the first part of the march, who were chanting: “No ifs, no buts, no youth centre cuts” around the city centre and cathedral yard, with my daughter, Katie and Cllr Roger Giles.

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300 houses between Gittisham and Honiton APPROVED

By |2014-04-25T17:30:00+00:00April 25th, 2014|News|

EDDC’s planning inspections committee approved 300 houses on what many people will consider to be an isolated piece of land in the countryside on Friday (25 April).

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Honiton Hospital maternity births and post-natal care suspended until July

By |2014-04-24T22:37:00+00:00April 24th, 2014|News|

Births and post-natal care has been suspended at Honiton Hospital’s maternity unit due to sickness, say health staff.

The statement concerning the service suspension, from the RD&E and New Devon Clinical Group, is below.  The story appeared in this week’s Pulman’s Weekly News, following an enquiry from an anxious resident.

Four years ago I led a campaign to retain overnight stays at Honiton Hospital’s maternity unit, for new mums. We were eventually successful and NHS Devon, as it was then, appointed birthing assistants to help keep the unit open overnight.  Here’s the statement .....

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Youth campaigners film:  “We can’t back down”

By |2014-04-24T21:47:00+00:00April 24th, 2014|News|

A powerful Youtube film has been created by Devon youth centre campaigners, who have put together a photo montage film of their campaign so far, overlaid with statements about how much the service means to them.

It should be required viewing for all Devon MPs and county councillors.  I have tweeted it at Mr Swire, I hope he takes the time to watch it.

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30 acres of woodland to be lost in West Hill

By |2014-04-22T21:53:00+00:00April 22nd, 2014|News|

Around 30 acres of woodland in West Hill is set to be felled in the next few weeks, after a commercial felling licence was granted today by the Forestry Commission.

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European elections - hustings in Honiton this Friday

By |2014-04-21T21:49:00+00:00April 21st, 2014|News|

If you want to meet some of the South West European election candidates and hear their views on a range of issues, you can go along to a hustings event in Honiton this Friday (25 April), which is being organised by Honiton Senior Voice.

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