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Entries for December 2014

DateBlog Entry
Monday, 29 December 2014NHS bosses extend public consultation over controversial East Devon hospital bed closure plans
Monday, 29 December 2014EDDC leader accuses East Devon MP of electioneering
Monday, 29 December 2014Natural England launches consultation on the reintroduction of the River Otter beavers
Wednesday, 24 December 2014MP Swire: “Put EDDC HQ relocation on hold”
Saturday, 20 December 2014EDDC leader blames Information Commissioner for secret paperwork legal battle costs
Friday, 19 December 2014“Cullgate” reaches Independent newspaper ...
Thursday, 18 December 2014Devon County Council Leader warns of more cuts next year
Wednesday, 17 December 2014EDDC office relocation project to plough on regardless - again!
Wednesday, 17 December 2014Woodbury residents set up a fighting fund to battle developers
Tuesday, 16 December 2014Ottery Town Council votes in favour of bid to acquire county council building
Tuesday, 16 December 2014NHS extends consultation period on threat to community hospitals and sets up “stakeholder” group
Tuesday, 16 December 2014Planning law policy ‘fuels inappropriate development’
Monday, 15 December 2014BBC Radio 4 Today Programme debut
Sunday, 14 December 2014EDDC Conservatives urged to suspend office relocation project, over public concern
Sunday, 14 December 2014Devon County Council unanimously backs my health motion
Thursday, 11 December 2014Ottery library wins selection for community pilot project!
Thursday, 11 December 2014Devon MPs under pressure on local government funding commons vote
Thursday, 11 December 2014Government rolls over for developers - yet again….
Wednesday, 10 December 2014Two health motions before tomorrow’s (Thursday) Devon County Council meeting
Wednesday, 10 December 2014EDDC scrutiny group is scrutinised
Wednesday, 10 December 2014Sidmouth public meeting: Anger and frustration at the mired EDDC office relocation project
Monday, 08 December 2014Police confirm there will be no investigation over my blog “cull” comment
Friday, 05 December 2014Tory chairman of East Devon tree scrutiny task force resigns at its first meeting
Friday, 05 December 2014NHS Devon surgery restriction for smokers and obese plan revealed
Thursday, 04 December 2014Woodbury residents say enough is enough.
Thursday, 04 December 2014Newton Poppleford residents oppose Ottery Hospital minor injuries unit and bed losses
Thursday, 04 December 2014A good morning talking to businesses in Ottery
Thursday, 04 December 2014Around £700,000 of East Devon taxpayers money spent on shambolic EDDC office relocation so far
Wednesday, 03 December 2014EDDC cabinet vote through plans to scrap Skypark and instead pursue offices at Exmouth and Honiton
Tuesday, 02 December 2014Western Morning News:  Police urged to investigate “cull” Tories blog remark
Monday, 01 December 2014Meet Devon County Council leader, John Hart, and hear what tough choices may be made next year
Monday, 01 December 2014Sidbury Post Office set to close?