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Entries for May 2013

DateBlog Entry
Friday, 31 May 2013EDDC cabinet bulldozes scrutiny committee proposals
Thursday, 30 May 2013Aggregate Industries prepares for Straitgate quarry bid
Thursday, 30 May 2013Three major housing appeals launch at Feniton
Thursday, 30 May 2013Thousands of ancient trees at risk, Woodland Trust warns
Thursday, 30 May 2013Major new petition against national planning rules
Thursday, 30 May 2013BBC Sunday Politics swings back to planning again
Thursday, 30 May 2013Sweeping and worrying planning changes start today
Tuesday, 28 May 2013Boles: Houses ‘better than green fields’
Monday, 27 May 2013DCC leader confirms hedgerow cutting is monitored
Friday, 24 May 2013Police start to investigate “Browngate”
Friday, 24 May 2013Ottery factory site gets green light for housing
Thursday, 23 May 2013What makes a good councillor?
Wednesday, 22 May 2013Ottery’s first food and drink festival
Wednesday, 22 May 2013Wildlife on the brink
Wednesday, 22 May 2013More than half of animal and plant species in UK dying out
Tuesday, 21 May 2013Devon County Council to weaken its scrutiny function?
Tuesday, 21 May 2013Food poverty.  Will supermarkets deliver to you?
Tuesday, 21 May 2013Giving the Red Lion its roar back
Tuesday, 21 May 2013Police commissioner to get six new staff costing up to £262k
Tuesday, 21 May 2013Hugo Swire to discuss planning issues with Nick Boles, in July
Tuesday, 21 May 2013EDDC Local Plan to be debated again by cllrs, in July
Monday, 20 May 2013New bus service means winners and losers
Monday, 20 May 2013Developer appeals to build 10 houses at West Hill
Sunday, 19 May 2013Michael Gove heckled at head teachers’ conference
Sunday, 19 May 2013Sir Mervyn King attacks Osborne’s help to buy scheme
Friday, 17 May 2013Order a bee box and help save our bees!
Friday, 17 May 2013People should be delighted about building in the countryside
Friday, 17 May 2013East Devon Tory leadership is “spineless and arrogant”
Friday, 17 May 2013Campaign launched over selling off Sidbury pub
Thursday, 16 May 2013Email to Hugo Swire over meeting with Nick Boles
Thursday, 16 May 2013Inspector backs Cotswolds homes despite AONB harm
Wednesday, 15 May 2013EDDC standards cttee to debate new “planning agent” rules
Wednesday, 15 May 2013Cllr Stuart Hughes deposed as EDDC scrutiny chair
Sunday, 12 May 2013BBC Sunday Politics takes a look at localism
Thursday, 09 May 2013Our wildlife is in crisis.  We must act fast to save it
Thursday, 09 May 2013Further deep cuts to vital public services on their way
Thursday, 09 May 2013National guidance change prompted by Brown exposure?
Wednesday, 08 May 2013BBC’s Politics Show shines spotlight on East Devon
Monday, 06 May 2013Join a “tree walk” in the “woodland village”
Saturday, 04 May 2013EDDC say police continuing to look into Brown activities
Friday, 03 May 2013Elected!
Wednesday, 01 May 2013Large pig unit goes to appeal