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Entries for January 2014

DateBlog Entry
Friday, 31 January 2014Independent survey set to be undertaken of Knowle buildings
Thursday, 30 January 2014Devon youth centres put out to tender
Thursday, 30 January 2014Crippling cuts proposed at Devon County Council
Wednesday, 29 January 2014Thinking of standing for election?
Tuesday, 28 January 2014Environment secretary wants fracking in rural areas
Tuesday, 28 January 2014Gagging bill will become law
Monday, 27 January 2014Two campaigning organisations objections to lobbying bill
Monday, 27 January 2014Open letter to Swire and Parish MPs on lobbying bill
Saturday, 25 January 2014George Monbiot insightful article on big business lobbying
Friday, 24 January 2014Parish and Swire voted with party orders on gagging law
Wednesday, 22 January 2014MPs obey the whips orders on gagging law vote
Tuesday, 21 January 2014EDDC to publish early planning advice in advance of review
Tuesday, 21 January 2014Complaints against councillors soar in East Devon
Tuesday, 21 January 2014Public speaking restriction backed by standards committee
Tuesday, 21 January 2014East Devon villages housing consultation now open
Tuesday, 21 January 2014EDDC balances books and office move will reduce costs
Monday, 20 January 2014Major housing appeal in East Devon dismissed
Friday, 17 January 2014The battle of the developers - Feniton inquiry
Thursday, 16 January 2014Watchdog seeks views on local mental health services
Wednesday, 15 January 2014Developer eyes up Ottery allotments for yet more housing
Wednesday, 15 January 2014Some EDDC budget revelations
Tuesday, 14 January 2014Standards cttee to debate public speaking restriction - again
Monday, 13 January 2014BBC Inside Out Feniton focus now on iplayer
Monday, 13 January 2014Savills urges landowners to cash in on land urgently
Sunday, 12 January 2014Devon County Council cabinet back my tree planting motion
Saturday, 11 January 2014New benefits drop-in service available at Ottery
Saturday, 11 January 2014Around 400 march for Feniton in the sunshine
Saturday, 11 January 2014Feniton is drawn into national planning row
Friday, 10 January 2014Another day another grilling at Feniton inquiry
Friday, 10 January 2014EDDC appears to backtrack after planning advice decision
Thursday, 09 January 2014Feniton fights back ... on the witness stand
Thursday, 09 January 2014Coalition legacy could be “harm to countryside”
Wednesday, 08 January 2014No recommendation on badger cull at DCC cabinet
Tuesday, 07 January 2014Feniton Parish Council’s planning consultant speech
Tuesday, 07 January 2014BBC Inside Out focuses on Feniton next Monday
Tuesday, 07 January 2014100 residents pack out Feniton “super inquiry”
Monday, 06 January 2014More rows at Ottery Town Council over Persimmon meeting
Monday, 06 January 2014Devon cllrs debate badger cull motion on Weds
Monday, 06 January 2014BBC covers Feniton inquiry - starts tomorrow
Monday, 06 January 2014MP urged to act to protect ancient woodland in E Devon
Saturday, 04 January 2014Tory donor appointed chair of Govt nature body
Saturday, 04 January 2014Env Sec to give green light to destroy ancient woodland for profit
Friday, 03 January 2014Probe launched over Ottery council confidentiality claims
Friday, 03 January 201419 dwellings go to appeal at Tipton St John
Friday, 03 January 2014Big job cuts in flood protection at Environment Agency
Thursday, 02 January 2014Stay away from the sea until after the weekend
Thursday, 02 January 2014Feniton features on BBC Five Live again
Wednesday, 01 January 2014A day in the life of a Feniton resident
Wednesday, 01 January 2014Feniton is on the brink