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A questionable butterfly


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On a different thread (the one concerning Brexit and farming) @MajorP posted a comment concerning Brexit and the car industry/costs. I responded with a comment about car sales jobs at Marsh Barton. MajorP: “there is talk about imposing a tarriff on imported cars when we leave. As Exeter is the biggest (Marsh Barton) in Europe where you can buy any make of car of your choice. what ...

@Majop  - why not start a new thread on the subject of how Brexit (whatever form it ends up taking) might impact on the UK car manufacturing/sales and allied industries and those employed in them. We may not have a lot of car manufacturing in the south west but I for one know people who live in Dawlish who work in car sales at Marsh Barton.

25 Feb 2018

"As for Brexit, I can’t understand why 58 per cent of farmers were in favour , because it will bring even more uncertainty. At least the EU provided them with 55 per cent of their income in subsidies –the Government says that subsidies are protected until 2020 – but what happens then? Farmers will be competing with the NHS and education for funding. As for trade, farmers could be competing ...

Pics 22 02 2018
25 Feb 2018

This mess has apparently be in situ for some time. I have been in contact with Cllr Alison Foden about this matter and she has requested that I put the following on here: " I have reported this load of rubbish numerous times since I noticed it last summer 2017 to the then DTC town clerk, asking that TDC be chased on this. I have repeatedly asked for more litter bins with lids near the ...

Should it be built on or left as tis? Will there ever be an answer to this endless quiz? But whichever way you think things should go Be sure to let the town hall know!

24 Feb 2018

In the earlier part of the minutes it says that the Chamber of Trade wish to have  a representative on the working party. Wasn't the CoT in favour of the playpark?

24 Feb 2018

From the minutes of the Feb. full council meeting. THE LAWN WORKING PARTY Members considered the Terms of Reference for The Lawn Working Party. The proposed terms were as follows: TERMS OF REFERENCE THE LAWN WORKING GROUP The Powers, Duties and functions of this Working Group are as follows:- 1. Constitution The Constitution of this Working Group shall be: • five (5) Members of ...

The EU is the UK’s most significant trading partner. Although the Government’s intention is to agree a comprehensive free trade agreement and customs agreement with the EU, there is no guarantee that this will occur. In the event that the UK leaves the EU without a free trade agreement, UK-EU trade will proceed under World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules. Reverting to WTO tariffs will have a ...

see page XI of this week's Dawlish Post. Opportunity to operate a mobile catering concession selling refreshments and beach goods at this busy seaside location. Lease agreement of up to 3 years. For more information contact: Teignbridge District Council. 01626 215481 or email:

It did for me.

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