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Entries for October 2014

DateBlog Entry
Wednesday, 29 October 2014Tipton weir October 2014 - AFTER the water flows have been adjusted
Wednesday, 29 October 2014Tipton St John Weir in full flow once again
Wednesday, 29 October 2014Hugo votes against sacking MPs for bad behaviour
Wednesday, 29 October 2014Around 50 residents protest at the threat to Ottery Hospital, at a few hours notice
Monday, 27 October 2014Giving West Hill’s wildflower verge a bit of TLC
Monday, 27 October 2014Urgent local NHS cost cutting measures
Monday, 27 October 2014EDDC standards committee to debate lobbying on planning matters on Tuesday (28 October)
Monday, 27 October 2014Why DEFRA should abandon plans to capture our beavers
Thursday, 23 October 2014Friends of the Earth launches legal action to stop capture of our beavers
Thursday, 23 October 2014High speed broadband arrives in Ottery, but local villages will wait a few more weeks
Thursday, 23 October 2014East Devon county councillors unanimously object to hospital bed losses
Wednesday, 22 October 2014The only way to save Ottery Hospital will be the energy created by mass people power
Monday, 20 October 2014Excellent day at Taunton youth parliament event
Monday, 20 October 2014Feniton features on the One Show - at 7pm tonight!
Sunday, 19 October 2014Hugo Swire bows to public pressure on Ottery Hospital bed cuts
Thursday, 16 October 2014EDDC scrutiny committee to express “anger” over hospital bed cuts
Thursday, 16 October 2014EDDC scrutiny cttee votes against holding cabinet to account (which is its job, actually)
Thursday, 16 October 2014Last night’s full council meeting - an account from an East Devon Alliance observer
Wednesday, 15 October 2014Hospital bed cuts response and office relocation update at EDDC overview and scrutiny TOMORROW
Tuesday, 14 October 2014Tricky questions and their responses - for EDDC full council tomorrow evening
Tuesday, 14 October 2014EDDC chief executive on the ropes in front of a parliamentary committee about voter registration
Thursday, 09 October 2014Hugo Swire asked to request that DEFRA abandon beaver capture programme
Thursday, 09 October 2014Health watchdog contradicts claims Ottery beavers pose human health risk
Tuesday, 07 October 2014Plans for Ottery stroke centre no more than PR sticking plaster
Saturday, 04 October 2014Public speaking restrictions at planning committee meetings kick off this month
Friday, 03 October 2014NHS chief outlines a greater role for community hospitals
Friday, 03 October 2014Winter gritting service set to be cut as Devon’s highways budget is slashed again
Friday, 03 October 2014Hugo Swire: Claire Wright has twisted my words over hospital bed cuts