Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead

Entries for March 2013

DateBlog Entry
Saturday, 30 March 2013CPRE:  Second homes are gutting communities
Friday, 29 March 2013Young people doing really well in East Devon
Thursday, 28 March 2013Scrutiny cttee recommend protective policies for district
Thursday, 28 March 2013Business forum scrutiny cttee to look at planning after all
Thursday, 28 March 2013Pickles to revoke old south west housing targets
Wednesday, 27 March 2013Don’t forget Tuesday 2 April if you are a Feniton resident
Wednesday, 27 March 2013East Devon planning woes feature in new national report
Wednesday, 27 March 2013Wainhomes swoops on Feniton again
Monday, 25 March 2013Mammoth tooth found in river Otter
Monday, 25 March 2013Western Morning News coverage of Feniton march
Monday, 25 March 2013More pictures from Feniton protest - Midweek Herald
Monday, 25 March 2013Just seven per cent of plans ruled in line with NPPF
Monday, 25 March 2013East Devon Business Forum to continue
Monday, 25 March 2013Middle England prepares for planning war
Sunday, 24 March 2013More video of the Feniton demo yesterday
Sunday, 24 March 2013Petition is a must for anyone worried about planning
Saturday, 23 March 2013Housebuilding sets Tories against Cameron and Osborne
Saturday, 23 March 2013ITV news link of Feniton march here -
Saturday, 23 March 2013Election bid as message sent to Boles at Feniton protest
Friday, 22 March 2013West Hill Residents Assoc lobbies police commissioner
Friday, 22 March 2013Feniton and Buckerell by-election to take place on 2 May
Friday, 22 March 2013Dual police investigation into planning scandal
Friday, 22 March 2013Subsidy to help the wealthy buy second homes?
Friday, 22 March 2013Scrutiny agenda published online - Thursday 28 March
Friday, 22 March 2013Daily Telegraph sting on Boles: Planning bonanza on its way….
Thursday, 21 March 2013Feniton protest march - Saturday 23 March, 11am
Thursday, 21 March 2013Flood warnings in Ottery area for today and tomorrow
Thursday, 21 March 2013Two major Feniton applications set for approval
Thursday, 21 March 2013Graham Brown interview:  No correspondence with developers
Wednesday, 20 March 2013Cuckoo syndrome as Tory charm offensive looms
Wednesday, 20 March 2013Neil Parish MP urges EDDC to defer planning decisions
Wednesday, 20 March 2013Osborne: Shale gas is part of the future
Wednesday, 20 March 2013Scrutiny committee to debate planning and housing supply
Wednesday, 20 March 2013EDDC cuts grant to business forum after ‘banana republic’ jibe
Wednesday, 20 March 2013King’s School students set up cycleway Facebook page
Wednesday, 20 March 2013Eric Pickles asked to intervene over Feniton planning decisions
Tuesday, 19 March 2013Check your shed security
Tuesday, 19 March 2013Salston Manor bid for 25 apartments
Monday, 18 March 2013CPRE publishes “deeply disturbing” report on NPPF
Monday, 18 March 2013Exmouth conservatives free speech row
Monday, 18 March 2013East Devon Business Forum meet to decide future
Sunday, 17 March 2013Sunday Politics show NPPF debate thoughts
Saturday, 16 March 2013A tough time to work in EDDC’s planning department
Friday, 15 March 2013Website launches for the Otter Trail
Friday, 15 March 2013Sunday Politics programme debates NPPF
Friday, 15 March 2013Mr Brown resigns from East Devon Business Forum
Friday, 15 March 2013Feniton “councillors for hire” protest next Saturday ...
Friday, 15 March 2013The Black Book
Thursday, 14 March 2013East Devon Business Forum is cancelled
Thursday, 14 March 2013Telegraph runs piece on police investigation
Thursday, 14 March 2013Max Hastings blames Boles for Feniton’s problems
Wednesday, 13 March 2013Feniton planning decisions should be deferred
Wednesday, 13 March 2013Four puzzling questions for the East Devon Tories
Wednesday, 13 March 2013Graham Brown may have influenced major Exmouth scheme
Wednesday, 13 March 2013Graham Brown resigns to clear his name
Wednesday, 13 March 2013Graham Brown to appear on BBC Spotlight tonight
Wednesday, 13 March 2013Brown to be investigated by police for bribery
Wednesday, 13 March 2013BBC Radio Devon reports police referral by EDDC
Tuesday, 12 March 2013Pickles: Councillors could have broken law on planning
Tuesday, 12 March 2013EDDC call in police over “Browngate”
Tuesday, 12 March 2013Brown considering resigning
Tuesday, 12 March 2013Feniton Parish Council call for Cllr Brown’s resignation
Tuesday, 12 March 2013Black Wednesday protest demo - Saturday 23 March, Feniton
Tuesday, 12 March 2013EDDC Tory colleagues speak out against Brown
Tuesday, 12 March 2013Brown must resign says East Devon LibDem
Tuesday, 12 March 2013I am transparent and victim of “entrapment”
Tuesday, 12 March 2013Graham Brown now an independent councillor
Tuesday, 12 March 2013CPRE condemns planning and standards system
Tuesday, 12 March 2013Hilary Benn MP lobbies Pickles over planning scandal
Tuesday, 12 March 2013‘We’d say cut down trees before they object’
Tuesday, 12 March 2013EDDC Leader on BBC Radio Devon:  This is about perception
Monday, 11 March 2013EDDC Conservatives suspend Graham Brown
Monday, 11 March 2013EDDC political leadership silent on Brown sting
Monday, 11 March 2013East Devon scrutiny of EDBF tomorrow night
Monday, 11 March 2013Tonight’s Feniton Parish Council meeting moved to large hall
Monday, 11 March 2013Cllr Brown:  There is no conflict of interest
Monday, 11 March 2013EDDC to investigate Cllr Brown following Telegraph sting
Monday, 11 March 2013EDDC councillor in Daily Telegraph sting
Saturday, 09 March 2013Two ancient oaks for the chop in Exmouth
Saturday, 09 March 2013The beautiful field at risk of disappearing under bricks
Saturday, 09 March 2013Out of control planning inspectors?
Friday, 08 March 2013Two-thirds of councillors unaware of rule change
Thursday, 07 March 2013185 houses approved for Ottery
Thursday, 07 March 2013A quarter of all councils to take over a year to finish Local Plans
Thursday, 07 March 2013BBC Radio 4’s Today runs story about Tipton and Feniton
Thursday, 07 March 2013Countryside at war as planning system collapses
Wednesday, 06 March 2013Local campaigners urge minister to defer planning deadline
Wednesday, 06 March 2013Agenda published for East Devon Business Forum scrutiny
Wednesday, 06 March 2013Sid Valley Tree Surgery’s commitment to oak trees
Wednesday, 06 March 2013Half of England councils at risk as Black Wednesday looms
Tuesday, 05 March 2013Residents turn out for Kelly
Tuesday, 05 March 2013EDDC tree officer condemns oak tree felling in West Hill
Tuesday, 05 March 2013EDDC tree officer finds mature oaks killed before being felled
Monday, 04 March 2013Two mature oaks felled today and two more at risk in West Hill
Saturday, 02 March 2013Decision on 185 houses at Ottery set for approval
Saturday, 02 March 2013Judge grants leave for legal challenge over Longboat Cafe
Saturday, 02 March 2013Protesters celebrate victory for historic park
Friday, 01 March 2013EDDC rejects 10 houses at Westhayes
Friday, 01 March 2013Relocation plans hit rocks as Knowle application is rejected
Friday, 01 March 2013Lib Dems hold on to Eastleigh as Tories come third