It is all a pointless game, we have forgotten how to look after our countryside and will allow a house or two....hundred anywhere.
The precedent was set locally when Richard Weekes was granted permission to build a house in the middle of his supposedly precious farmland. This Leo Michaels chap however seems to be a nasty piece of work. I’m not sure though that planning decisions can be based on a persons character.
I don't suppose any of the councillors thought about obtaning a mental health report on this person before they granted the go ahead. Like the "TheObserver" has said, "will he go after the right one?"
I'm not sure what to make it of this...I mean this guy shoots someone with a crossbow, and shoots the wrong person...when he's out will he go after the right one? Not nice to think about. I hope that having one conversion on the land does now open up the permission for more to be built. Then we live in the land and time where any green space is worthy of a house...sadly.
This decision makes me feel uncomfortable.
Planners have given the go ahead to convert a barn at a farm in Dawlish with a long and complicated planning history into a home. Although part of the barn is used as a home, there is a current Enforcement Notice requiring the cessation of its residential use. The application is complicated further by the fact that the land owner, Leo Michaels, had recently admitted causing grievous ...
A railway-themed holiday park could soon be open all year round as a holiday destination. The Brunel Camping Carriages site in Dawlish Warren, which features eight chalets in converted rail carriages, was sold at auction for £261,000 last year. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/property/iconic-dawlish-warren-railway-carriages-669415
As a result of a weather warning that has been issued for the sea wall at Dawlish tonight, CrossCountry's 'Voyager' trains are unable to run between Newton Abbot and Exeter St Davids between 7.15pm and 11pm. Trains through Dawlish cancelled due to Storm Brian See more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/trains-through-dawlish-cancelled-due-656145
A patient who used butane gas to try to blow up a former NHS clinic is to be detained indefinitely in a psychiatric hospital. He was ordered to remain under the care of doctors at Langdon Hospital in Dawlish after a judge at Exeter Crown Court ruled he posed a potential danger to the public. Read more... ...
The warning says: “High water at Exmouth is at 7:45pm, times of high water will vary along the coast. Strong force 6 to 7 south westerly winds and offshore wave heights of up to 2m are forecast to cause wave overtopping of sea defences and sea spray in exposed coastal locations at Torbay, Dawlish, and Teignmouth. Read more... ...