General Discussion

A questionable butterfly


Sophie Victoria88

Okay, so.........let us say. just for the sake of argument, that a new house building development takes place. One of the new roads in this development is planned to be a through road but then seemingly someone, somewhere, decides that it shouldn't be a through road after all and bollards get put on it to stop vehicular traffic from using it as a through road. In those circumstances what, if ...

2 weeks ago

Does anyone know what legal notice(s) (if any) have to be given before a road designated as a through road, then gets blocked off and to all intents and purposes becomes a cul-de-sac.

Just a reminder that the by elections take place this coming Thursday (15th Feb).

Alternative route for through traffic will be via High Street, Queen Street and The Strand. For more info contact: Western Power Distribution tel: 01803 320334.

More info (leaflet just come through the letterbox) Sandy Lane will be closed to vehicles throughout the duration of the works. If you have a vehicle or vehicles on Exeter Road please remove them whilst the works are in progress (any remaining vehicles may be towed away). If you live on Exeter Road there maybe times when access to/from your driveway may not be possible. Works ...

Deeds not words
2 weeks ago

Yes. But......... there is also the issue of equal pay for work of equal value. ie not necessarily doing the same job but one that should be paid the same amount as a job being done by a man/men because although both jobs may be different the amount of skill, qualifications etc required to do both jobs are comparable. Employers must pay men and women equally if they are doing 'like ...

There is a town council meeting this evening (Wednesday 7th Feb). Item 13 on the agenda concerns the terms of reference for the lawn working group.

Deeds not words
2 weeks ago

100 years ago today since women aged 30 + and who were property owners, or married to property owners won the right to vote. It wasn't until 10 years later in 1928 that all women aged 21 and over had the right to vote. But thank you Leatash for starting this thread. (and I wonder if you will be accused of being a feminazi for doing so?)

2 weeks ago

What is deemed to be dirty and what is not varies from culture to culture. We have dogs in our houses and treat them like members of the family., Some people not only let them on their furniture but also on their beds. Other cultures don't see dogs as pets (but as food) and others see them as being dirty creatures that should not be allowed anywhere near the inside of a home. Cows are ...

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