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Entries for January 2013

DateBlog Entry
Thursday, 31 January 2013EDDC changes tack slightly on controversial housing paper
Thursday, 31 January 2013Feniton floods - residents interviewed on BBC Radio Devon
Wednesday, 30 January 2013EDDC proposes to say yes to many more housing applications
Tuesday, 29 January 2013DEFRA pledges a further half million for Feniton flood defence
Monday, 28 January 2013Crabs and lobsters can feel pain - why is this surprising?
Monday, 28 January 2013New rules mean another step closer to wild west planning
Sunday, 27 January 2013Fear over future of Honiton’s maternity service as births drop
Friday, 25 January 2013Fire service reassures Feniton residents over flood call-outs
Friday, 25 January 2013Just one council has revised its Local Plan in line with NPPF
Friday, 25 January 2013Aylesbeare Inn up for sale again, as co-buyer drops out
Thursday, 24 January 2013Pick it up! New campaign to start against dog fouling
Thursday, 24 January 2013Feniton is NOT to blame for problems it faces
Thursday, 24 January 2013Environment Agency urged to respond robustly on Feniton ...
Wednesday, 23 January 2013People should build snowmen to prevent flooding after big thaw
Wednesday, 23 January 2013White-out postpones white-wash!
Tuesday, 22 January 2013Lawyer: EDDC planning process was subverted by councillors
Tuesday, 22 January 2013Corporate giants to be given more access to ministers
Tuesday, 22 January 2013EDDC rakes in most parking cash in south west
Monday, 21 January 2013“Whitewash” protest over business forum scrutiny farce
Friday, 18 January 2013Natural England objects to EDDC’s Local Plan
Friday, 18 January 2013Application to redevelop Knowle out for consultation again
Thursday, 17 January 2013East Devon Business Forum: What happened to the scrutiny?
Thursday, 17 January 2013King’s students bid for factory site community use
Wednesday, 16 January 2013EDDC pledges half a million for Feniton’s flood defence scheme
Tuesday, 15 January 2013Cranbrook is coping with heavy rain
Tuesday, 15 January 2013Govt delays vital flooding rules following developer pressure
Tuesday, 15 January 2013Residents urged to back change of rules over organ donation
Monday, 14 January 2013King’s School unable to expand further
Monday, 14 January 2013Feniton hit by flooding - despite no official flood warning
Saturday, 12 January 2013Lack of bees “national emergency”
Saturday, 12 January 2013Farce of Boles “nimby” argument outed by Telegraph
Friday, 11 January 2013Two and a half days to respond to Local Plan consultation
Friday, 11 January 2013Nick Boles:  New towns are out of sight so won’t be objected to
Thursday, 10 January 2013My objections to 120 houses in Feniton ...
Thursday, 10 January 2013The “Boles Bung”
Wednesday, 09 January 2013Almost all MPs contacted on concerns about ‘growth’ bill
Wednesday, 09 January 2013Urge the big supermarkets to stock more British and local food
Wednesday, 09 January 2013Minority report on EDDC’s Local Plan
Tuesday, 08 January 2013The cost of the police commissioner elections
Tuesday, 08 January 2013Independent shops can keep ailing high streets alive
Tuesday, 08 January 2013Ottery factory site bid for 100 dwellings up for debate
Sunday, 06 January 2013Just seven days left to respond to Local Plan consultation
Friday, 04 January 2013Another business forum member gets permission for office units
Friday, 04 January 2013Scrutiny councillors vote in favour of recording meetings
Friday, 04 January 2013Mr Boles blames planning inspector for NPPF ... again
Thursday, 03 January 2013Fears over future of business forum
Thursday, 03 January 2013Hugo Swire MP’s New Year’s Message
Thursday, 03 January 2013EDDC Leader’s New Year’s message
Wednesday, 02 January 2013East Devon planners urge cllrs to object to centralisation
Wednesday, 02 January 2013Hugo Swire urged to act over planning chaos in East Devon
Wednesday, 02 January 2013East Devon CPRE:  Housing numbers should be slashed
Tuesday, 01 January 2013Feniton Action Group writes to MP worried about Tory plans