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Entries for November 2014

DateBlog Entry
Saturday, 29 November 2014West Hill’s Conservative Party clearly “doesn’t get” satire
Friday, 28 November 2014Petition set up:  Healthcare crisis throughout rural Devon
Friday, 28 November 2014EDDC Tory whip reports me to the police for a comment on this blog
Thursday, 27 November 2014An extension to the consultation to remove beds and minor injuries unit at Ottery Hospital?
Wednesday, 26 November 2014EDDC planners reject former councillor’s planning application - and consider action against him
Tuesday, 25 November 2014East Devon Alliance chairman: Undemocratic empire building folly crashes in flurry of crisis m’ment
Tuesday, 25 November 2014EDDC drops HQ move to Skypark. We’re going back to Honiton now, it says
Monday, 24 November 2014Wainhomes issues gagging clause on its Feniton purchasers
Monday, 24 November 2014EDDC councillors kept in dark over council merger, until agreement signed today
Sunday, 23 November 2014A task forum to protect trees gets underway at EDDC, next week
Sunday, 23 November 2014Place your bets on an election upset in the Westcountry - odds down to 16/1
Saturday, 22 November 2014Woodbury residents turns out to talk to potential East Devon MP
Friday, 21 November 2014Ros and Anna from Roberts DIY, commended for work with community composting scheme, Otter Rotters
Friday, 21 November 2014Health and wellbeing scrutiny committee to write to MPs over CCG cutting health procedures
Monday, 17 November 2014Health scrutiny committee strongly opposes hospital bed cuts
Sunday, 16 November 2014EDDC’s interference in the scrutiny of the former East Devon Business Forum
Saturday, 15 November 2014My role on business scrutiny committee hangs in the balance
Saturday, 15 November 2014A brilliant open morning at St Saviour’s, Ottery
Friday, 14 November 2014Devon beavers: Government raises hopes of re-release
Thursday, 13 November 2014Devon County Council to take action on my motions on health services
Thursday, 13 November 2014East Devon Alliance alarmed over EDDC chief executive’s letter
Wednesday, 12 November 2014Police drop investigation into former Cllr Brown .. and EDDC chief executive’s reaction
Tuesday, 11 November 2014Book now for coach from Ottery to the health scrutiny on MON (which will consider hospital bed cuts)
Tuesday, 11 November 2014Ladbrokes open a book on me winning the parliamentary seat for East Devon!
Monday, 10 November 2014What should Ottery’s St Saviour’s building be used for? Complete our survey to let us know
Monday, 10 November 2014Ottery Town Council blasts EDDC over local plan failure
Sunday, 09 November 2014Successful morning campaigning at Newton Poppleford and East Budleigh
Sunday, 09 November 2014What is kindness?
Friday, 07 November 2014An opportunity to ask questions of the Police and Crime Commissioner - Thursday evening
Friday, 07 November 2014Devon County Council cabinet to consider two motions on health services - Wednesday
Friday, 07 November 2014Sidmouth preview book launch and performance
Friday, 07 November 2014No intention for Graham Brown planning application to be held in public domain
Friday, 07 November 2014Ottery residents vote of no confidence in hospital closure plans – Devon NHS is in crisis
Thursday, 06 November 2014Plant a copse - free tree packs from the Woodland Trust
Wednesday, 05 November 2014A chance to acquire a community centre for Ottery - please come along and take a look!
Tuesday, 04 November 2014Ottery Town Council to oppose highways budget cuts
Tuesday, 04 November 2014Row between NHS organisations over stroke beds centralising at Ottery
Monday, 03 November 2014Nominated for an award by the Woodland Trust
Monday, 03 November 2014Standards committee agree principle of transparency on lobbying planning cttee
Sunday, 02 November 2014More swingeing budget cuts looming at Devon County Council