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Entries for April 2014

DateBlog Entry
Wednesday, 30 April 2014Concerned about service cuts? Then come and address Devon County Councillors on 14 May
Wednesday, 30 April 2014Cllr Eileen Wragg found guilty of breaching code of conduct
Tuesday, 29 April 2014Tipton St John planning appeal for 19 houses - dismissed
Monday, 28 April 2014Otter Trail cycleway feasibility study completed
Monday, 28 April 2014My comment to Devon youth services review consultation
Saturday, 26 April 2014Youth campaigners march on County Hall
Friday, 25 April 2014300 houses between Gittisham and Honiton APPROVED
Friday, 25 April 2014Ottery Children’s Centre may be at risk of closure
Friday, 25 April 2014Asking for young campaigners to speak at February budget meeting was an “ambush”
Thursday, 24 April 2014Honiton Hospital maternity births and post-natal care suspended until July
Thursday, 24 April 2014Youth campaigners film:  “We can’t back down”
Tuesday, 22 April 2014Devon County Council committee to discuss public speaking rights
Tuesday, 22 April 201430 acres of woodland to be lost in West Hill
Monday, 21 April 2014European elections - hustings in Honiton this Friday
Sunday, 20 April 2014Guidelines for commenting on this blog
Sunday, 20 April 2014Sidbury campaigners launch share offer in a bid to buy Red Lion pub
Friday, 18 April 2014Letter in today’s Ottery Herald reminds me of….
Thursday, 17 April 2014Is Ottery’s library being penalised because of its building?
Thursday, 17 April 2014Feniton Parish Council chairman praises residents and councillors for efforts
Wednesday, 16 April 2014East Devon resident’s battle for transparency on office relocation project
Wednesday, 16 April 2014Hospital bed shortage exposed
Tuesday, 15 April 2014Youth service cuts protest march - next week, Exeter
Monday, 14 April 2014Independent group’s important questions on EDDC local plan debacle: Not answered.
Friday, 11 April 2014Matrix of devastation to measure effect of £110m Devon cuts
Thursday, 10 April 2014Stormy debate stalls public speaking restrictions
Wednesday, 09 April 2014Motion on cutting tourism VAT is “headline grabbing soundbites”
Wednesday, 09 April 2014County council to undertake analysis of potentially devastating combined impact of service cuts
Tuesday, 08 April 2014More lobbying definition pontification but report returning to standards committee in June
Tuesday, 08 April 2014EDDC press release on Feniton planning success
Tuesday, 08 April 2014Want to find out about our European election candidates?
Monday, 07 April 2014Fantastic news for Feniton as over 200 houses on appeal dismissed!
Monday, 07 April 2014East Devon independents submit raft of questions on local plan failure
Saturday, 05 April 2014Complaints more than double over the last year, costing EDDC almost £65,000
Saturday, 05 April 2014Thorny subject of lobbying up for debate at standards committee on Tuesday
Saturday, 05 April 2014Campaign group urges residents to write to cllrs over public speaking restrictions
Thursday, 03 April 2014Our MPs must act urgently over developer friendly national planning policy framework
Thursday, 03 April 2014Diviani local plan verdict “pretty much what we expected.” “I am relaxed about the extra work.”
Thursday, 03 April 2014EDDC local plan unsound - back to drawing board while developers make hay
Thursday, 03 April 2014Youth campaigners promote community “campaign days” and work on final push
Thursday, 03 April 2014Public speaking restriction decision to be made NEXT Wednesday evening (9 April)
Thursday, 03 April 2014EDDC planning cttee to visit site before making decision on 300 houses between Honiton and Gittisham
Wednesday, 02 April 2014Ottery library one of 28 across the county that could be closed
Tuesday, 01 April 2014EDDC planning committee votes through public speaking clampdown
Tuesday, 01 April 2014Full council meeting - Wednesday 9 April, remember rule change on public speaking
Tuesday, 01 April 2014EDDC asks for more time over youth centre cuts
Tuesday, 01 April 2014Wrongly accused in public. Exonerated in private