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A questionable butterfly


Diana Mondeo

Have been told that the powers that be are aware that more dog poo bins are needed and that getting more of them installed at the park is underway.

Low Pay
3 hours ago

Low pay/not having enough money to pay bills etc is indeed a subject to be taken seriously.* But bear with me if now I sound frivolous on the subject. So........... all these low income families in Dawlish are going to spend their spare income (what spare income?!!!?? ) in the shops in the centre of town when they come into town in order to take their under 8 year olds to the proposed ...

So I wonder if those who disagree with any or all of the sentiments expressed in either of those two letters might wish to be more explicit. In other words, rather than attacking the man (making personal comments about the authors) they attack the ball (the contents of the letters).

today at 07:21

To state the obvious - that's a matter of opinion.

yesterday at 11:18

More letters about this in the latest editon  (18th October) of the Gazette.

Some info here re the closure of Daw Vale care home and the provision (or lack of) of elderly residential care in Dawlish.

2 days ago

Applications withdrawn PARISH: DAWLISH WARD: Dawlish South West APPLICATION REF: 17/00982/MAJ OFFICER: Kelly Grunnill DECISION LEVEL: DEL LOCATION: 56 West Cliff Road PROPOSAL: Demolition of existing building and erection of 13 open market dwellings and 1 affordable dwelling APPLICANT: Mr Kent 56 West Cliff Road Dawlish Devon EX7 9DY AGENT: Mr E ...

An update on the outdoor gym equipment idea. I did make enquiries about this but got told that this could not happen as SANGS are not allowed to be built on. (therefore no children's play equipment either). That's absolutely fine by me not least because having children's and/or adults' play equipment there might prove to be the slippery start to even more development of other kinds sometime ...

So what’s it to be then? Oh don’t stop the carnival or The carnival is over

There are two things that are annoying me about this. 1. How the figures were, and still are, being spun by some (for example 77% of the people in Dawlish voted for a playpark and/or the Dawlish public voted for their to be a playpark on the lawn). Actually 77%  of the just over 500 who answered the questionnare did so. and 2. The absolutely fallacious argument that having ...

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