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Entries for March 2014

DateBlog Entry
Monday, 31 March 2014EDDC to make planning inspector local plan reaction public on Thursday
Sunday, 30 March 2014EDDC committee will protest about “planning bribes”
Saturday, 29 March 2014Sir Simon Jenkins: ‘We are creating Detroits in the north while we are eating up the countryside’
Friday, 28 March 2014Plans for major restrictions to public speaking rights will NOT be scrutinised
Friday, 28 March 2014EDDC office relocation plans to be scrutinised in June
Thursday, 27 March 2014Govt sneaky plans to abolish councils duty to consult could breach international rules
Wednesday, 26 March 2014EDDC set to clamp down hard on public speaking at planning committee meetings
Tuesday, 25 March 2014Potential fallout for rest of East Devon as planning cttee approves 350 houses outside local plan
Tuesday, 25 March 2014Ottery St Mary Town Council’s trial of Roger Giles - EDDC monitoring officer verdict is published
Tuesday, 25 March 2014Bid to support local tourist businesses - debate set for next EDDC full council meeting
Monday, 24 March 2014Countryside under siege from developers, says Campaign to Protect Rural England
Saturday, 22 March 2014Punch Taverns agrees to sell Red Lion pub to Sidbury campaigners
Friday, 21 March 201438 Degrees presents to MPs ... some seem to be more willing than others to listen!
Friday, 21 March 2014Councillor charged with cutting Devon’s children and young people’s services resigns
Thursday, 20 March 2014300 houses on edge of Gittisham set for approval
Thursday, 20 March 2014Big changes to Devon community hospitals looming
Monday, 17 March 2014Government plans to abolish council duties to consult
Saturday, 15 March 2014What’s gone wrong with politics?
Friday, 14 March 2014Planning inspector will report back on EDDC Local Plan by end of March
Friday, 14 March 2014EDDC Leader hits back at town council claims of unfair funding
Thursday, 13 March 2014Sparks fly at EDDC elections event this evening
Wednesday, 12 March 2014Young woman (and others) denied a voice over plans to close children’s homes in Devon
Wednesday, 12 March 2014Cllr Susie Bond expresses frustration over Brown investigation
Wednesday, 12 March 2014A new bus service via Skypark could cost £100,000 a year
Wednesday, 12 March 2014Police confirm they are still investigating former East Devon councillor Graham Brown
Tuesday, 11 March 2014Devon County Council youth centres set to be shut by September
Tuesday, 11 March 2014Cllr Paul Diviani’s response on funding comments wrangle
Tuesday, 11 March 2014Feniton street lights to be switched back on until flood defence scheme in place
Friday, 07 March 2014Independent councillors mean “death knell” for EDDC funding applications, Ottery council told
Thursday, 06 March 2014Listen again to debates at EDDC full council meeting last Wednesday evening
Wednesday, 05 March 2014Ottery Town Council supports youth campaign
Wednesday, 05 March 2014Bid to divert funding to help youth services is voted down
Wednesday, 05 March 2014Stop Jeremy Hunt from putting our hospitals at risk
Tuesday, 04 March 2014Skulking in a corner
Sunday, 02 March 2014Campaign to Protect Rural England clarifies its position on preservation of coasts and estuaries