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Friday, 10 May 2013 0 Comments by Claire

Guidelines for commenting on my blog
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Devon County’s Council tax to rise by almost five per cent as services are slashed

Friday, 17 February 2017 0 Comments by Claire

Devon’s council tax will rise by 4.99 per cent from April, following yesterday’s budget meeting.

Seats now available on coach to NHS RALLY in London Sat 4 March 2017

Friday, 17 February 2017 0 Comments by Claire

Seats now available on coach to NHS RALLY in London   Sat. 4th March, 2017

Cost £25 per person, return. Special rates for students, and others on low income.

Govt to stump up £750,000 for proposed new Tipton school at Ottery

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 0 Comments by Claire

The government has agreed to provide most of the funding asked for by Devon County Council, to fund a new Tipton St John school build, at Ottery St Mary.

This is very good (and unexpected) news, however, it is still £250,000 short of the required sum.The money will be added to the funding already pledged from the diocese and Devon County Council

East Devon District Council’s scrutiny committee blasts NHS Property Services

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 0 Comments by Claire

East Devon District Council’s scrutiny committee has delivered a stinging rebuke against the secretary of state for health’s private company, NHS Property Services after the managers declined once again to attend a meeting.

A similar thing has happened at Devon County Council’s health and wellbeing scrutiny committee.  The company claims to be part of the “NHS family” but it appears, only when it suits them.

The resolution below, speaks for itself. Congratulations to chairman, Roger Giles and all those councillors who spoke and voted for the resolution.

Have your say on RD&E services amid plans for major cuts, on Monday 13 March

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 0 Comments by Claire

The NHS is holding meetings across Devon to get people’s views on services at major hospitals such as the RD&E. It is all part of the Sustainability and Transformation Plan, which will involve major cuts and centralisation of NHS services across Devon.

The team comes to Ottery on:

Monday 13th March 6pm-8pm - The Kings School

If you want to go along we are being asked to register by contacting 01392 267 642 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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