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Entries for June 2014

DateBlog Entry
Monday, 30 June 2014Beavers found living wild in Devon countryside to be sent to the zoo
Sunday, 29 June 2014Campaign Facebook page now live…
Friday, 27 June 2014Ottery councillor “persecutes” developer over felling veteran oaks
Friday, 27 June 2014The birth of the damaging national planning rules and how the govt asked developers to write them
Thursday, 26 June 2014Consultation event for building of dozens of houses at West Hill
Tuesday, 24 June 2014Top Devon psychiatrist warns Government has reduced mental health care to “second class status”
Tuesday, 24 June 2014Devon County Council Lib Dems and Independent councillors say scrutiny is being “choked off”
Tuesday, 24 June 2014Campaign growing for reduction of VAT to 5% for tourism industry
Tuesday, 24 June 2014Government fails to meet its own tree planting targets
Sunday, 22 June 2014A great morning talking to Budleigh residents
Saturday, 21 June 2014Woodland Trust festival at Fingle Woods - Friday 4 July
Thursday, 19 June 2014Sarah Wollaston:  Select committees should ask challenging questions and put aside party loyalties
Tuesday, 17 June 2014Campaigning at Budleigh Salterton this Saturday!
Tuesday, 17 June 2014Cabinet votes through public speaking restrictions without comment
Monday, 16 June 2014Devon County Council to close all except two of its residential homes
Monday, 16 June 2014No costs attached to strategy on major shake-up of Devon’s community hospitals
Sunday, 15 June 2014Ottery Food and Families Festival attracts thousands
Saturday, 14 June 2014Closure of in-patient beds possible at three East Devon community hospitals
Thursday, 12 June 2014Devon County Council cabinet votes through youth centre cuts
Wednesday, 11 June 2014A threat to Devon’s 28 community hospitals?
Tuesday, 10 June 2014Residents vow to keep Ottery’s library open
Monday, 09 June 2014Councillors to inspect land where developer felled dozens of trees before submitting application
Saturday, 07 June 2014East Devon parliamentary election campaign short survey launches!
Friday, 06 June 2014Lobbying on planning applications report delayed until October
Friday, 06 June 2014Decide how to spend £17,000 on sport in the Ottery parish
Friday, 06 June 2014East Devon parliamentary election campaign launch speech - view it on YouTube
Thursday, 05 June 2014An Exmouth start for my campaign for a seat in parliament!
Wednesday, 04 June 2014East Devon young people:  Youth centre part reprieve welcome but concerns remain
Wednesday, 04 June 2014Over 150 more empty homes in East Devon since last year
Wednesday, 04 June 2014The Devon MPs who rebel against the party whip ... and those who don’t
Tuesday, 03 June 2014My parliamentary campaign launch speech - A new voice for East Devon?
Monday, 02 June 2014Ottery St Mary Food and Families Festival 2014 looms!