Monthly Archives: August 2014

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Knowle goes on sale as arguments unfold at secrecy hearing

By |2014-08-28T21:29:00+00:00August 28th, 2014|News|

With interesting timing EDDC puts the Knowle up for sale, as it defends the indefensible at its office relocation secrecy tribunal at Exeter Magistrates Court, today.

See Express & Echo article here - http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/Sidmouth-s-Knowle-site-sale/story-22843151-detail/story.html

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Tempers fray over local plan fiasco at EDDC planning committee meeting

By |2014-08-27T08:50:00+00:00August 27th, 2014|News|

Cllr Roger Giles has written the following report of yesterday’s EDDC planning committee meeting, where councillors discussed a report concerning yet more delays over the local plan - and the housing assessment required by the planning inspector, Anthony Thickett, who rejected EDDC’s local plan, earlier this year…........................................

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East Devon District Council on trial by Information Commissioner for withholding information

By |2014-08-25T22:51:00+00:00August 25th, 2014|News|

The story below has been webbed by the Express & Echo. This information, which apparently supports the office relocation case, is deemed by members of the public AND the Information Commissioner, to be in the public interest, but EDDC is still refusing to release it.

I am expecting there to be a large number of East Devon residents present at Exeter Magistrates Court (Heavitree) on Thursday, 10am.

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Support among Ottery residents for beavers is overwhelming

By |2014-08-20T09:18:00+00:00August 20th, 2014|News|

There was overwhelming support among residents last night for the family of beavers to remain living on the River Otter, at Devon Wildlife Trust’s formal consultation event at the Institute.

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An excellent morning campaigning in Ottery

By |2014-08-17T20:37:00+00:00August 17th, 2014|News|

Team Wright had a very successful morning campaigning in Ottery yesterday, with Philip Algar and Roger Giles.

There was lots of enthusiasm from residents and many offers of help.

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