Monthly Archives: July 2014

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300 houses on the edge of Gittisham - further delay

By |2014-07-11T19:51:00+00:00July 11th, 2014|News|

This morning was going to see the revisiting of a decision to approve 300 houses between Gittisham and Honiton on the edge of an area of outstanding natural beauty.

But officers recommended it be deferred due to some late consultee responses….  See Susie Bond’s blog for more information…

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EDDC report on Ottery town council planning row to remain private

By |2014-07-07T22:29:00+00:00July 7th, 2014|News|

EDDC’s monitoring officer report into the row over information that Ottery St Mary Town Council was to have a private meeting with Persimmon, will not be made public, it was confirmed at this evening’s town council meeting.

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A great morning campaigning in Sidmouth

By |2014-07-05T16:11:00+00:00July 5th, 2014|News|

I spoke with dozens of residents this morning about their views on local and national issues. Many were, as I have seen elsewhere very interested in the concept of an independent MP.

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A special evening at Fingle Woods

By |2014-07-04T22:28:00+00:00July 4th, 2014|News|

I went along to a Woodland Trust event with my family at Fingle Woods this evening and it was the most special evening I have had in a long while.

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County council rules against village green bid to retain Knowle parkland

By |2014-07-04T12:42:00+00:00July 4th, 2014|News|

EDDC’s press release issued this morning is below and here - http://www.eastdevon.gov.uk/communications_and_consultation.htm?newsid=1141

To help fund its expensive relocation and new office build project, EDDC will have to sell the Knowle and some of its parkland, the adjacent Manstone Depot and Honiton’s business centre (which a supermarket is reportedly interested in).

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Aggregate Industries meets with Devon County Council officers over plans to quarry near Ottery

By |2014-07-03T17:09:00+00:00July 3rd, 2014|News|

A meeting between Devon County Council and Aggregate Industries took place on Tuesday (1 July) to discuss quarrying at Straitgate Farm. Aggregate Industries asked for the details of this meeting to remain “commercially confidential”.

The blog-post below is based on an article on Straitgate Action Group’s website here - http://www.straitgateactiongroup.blogspot.co.uk/

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