General Discussion

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Pete B

Reference: 18/00752/FUL Address: 11 The Strand, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 9PS Proposal: Change of use from A1 (retail) to A3 (cafe/restuarant) including new shopfront Date: 11/04/2018

and another thing. If the Working Party are so keen to hear from members of the Dawlish public why have they not used this site and Eyes of Dawlish (and any other Dawlish based sites that I am unaware of) to let the Dawlish public know of the lawn working party's existence and how to contact it? If we had councillors on this site 4 years ago discussing lawn related things ...

21 Apr 2018

And on the topic of members of the public having been invited to provide their opinions to the working group - yes they have - but only those members of the public who know about the invite. How many members of the public are unaware 1. of the existence of the working group and 2. that the working group would like to know what ideas the public have. I am only aware of one missive that was sent ...

20 Apr 2018

I just think that because this whole topic is so controversial that it makes sense that  the working group meetings are open to the  public.

20 Apr 2018

Earlier this week I received this from the town clerk. My emphasis in bold red "Working Groups are not decision-making bodies; they investigate particular matters and make recommendations (with rationale) to the Council or Committee that established them.  They do not have formal agendas and minutes because the output of the group will be the report(s) back to the Council or Committee with ...

19 Apr 2018

Back in 2008 there was a project undertaken to identify how the town centre (which therefore also includes the lawn area) could be improved. I believe this was called The Yellow Book. I cannot find any online links to the recommendations from this project (although I could until fairly recently) so can't post a link to it on here. However, I suspect that there are those in the town who do have ...

19 Apr 2018

Talking of water, and given how much rainwater falls on this country, might some thought be given as to whether the waters of the Brook could generate electricity? Compact ROR hydropower generator for use in rivers and streams ... ▶ 2:41 11 Dec 2012 - Uploaded by ikinamo kappa ...

19 Apr 2018

Take a look at some of the more constructive comments concerning proposals for the lawn to be found on this thread which is dated, as near as dammit, exactly 4 years ago.

18 Apr 2018

Events on the lawn late April/May 2018 (info from the T'mouth and Dawlish events guide). Waterfowl Talks - 2pm every Saturday and Sunday Drive It Day - Sunday 22nd April - 4pm Vintage and classic cars Charity day - Saturday 5th May  - stalls selling a variety of goods Dawlish Artisan, Farmers and Produce Mkt - Sunday 6th May - ...

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