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Are we going around in circles here? How can 77% of  of residents vote in favour of a playpark on the lawn when the question was not even asked of the residents? Please can someone show where and when it was that residents were asked "Do you want a playpark anywhere on the lawn?"

22 Sep 2017

The town clerk is an employee of the council. She was not elected into post she was appointed. That the town clerk is commenting on all of this is not of concern to me, indeed it could well be argued that it is part of her job. However , it is what she is reported to have said that is infuriating me (the 77% nonsense).

22 Sep 2017

OMG!!!!!!!  Even the town clerk is now using this 77% of residents voted in favour nonsense! Oh. no. they. did. not. Gross misuse of statistics. And, furthermore, it implies that there was an option for people to say they did not want a playpark on the lawn. But. there. was. no. such. option. A re-run of this consultation is necessary but this time with that option available. ...

This link should take you to TDC's planning page and this planning application concerning Tuck's Plot. https://www.teignbridge.gov.uk/planning/forms/planning-application-details/?Type=Application&Refval=17/01944/FUL&MN=Y scroll down the page a bit and you should see a link to view documents relating to the planning application. Note the number of objections already lodged. BTW this ...

As you say jc, rumour. The Lawn, Sandy Land playing fields, and other bits of green land in Dawlish are designated as part of the Green infrastructure of Dawlish in the Local Plan. As long as they remain designated as such they cannot be built on. The new countryside park is also in the Local Plan (it was originally going to be on the the sea side of Warren Road -remember the fuss ...

20 Aug 2017

Well, as there are already houses on that side of Shutterton Lane the precedent has already been set for development and as the Redrow site development goes right up to the other side of Shutterton Lane I can see an argument being put forward that to build on the countrypark side would just be a logical urban extension. On top of that, the Countryside Park land, although paid for by developers, ...

20 Aug 2017

As I understand it, the reason we had to have this new country park is due to environmental legislation that orginated from the EU. When we leave the EU what bits of EU legislation gets kept as UK legislation and which does not, will be up for grabs. So.........if it were to be decided that the environmental legislation that meant that park had to be created in the first place was to no ...

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Is what happens (or not) on the lawn the concern/responsibility of the town council?

I'd say it was more a case of a Subway opening in Dawlish provided someone is prepared to take on a Subway franchise (as opposed to Subway itself definitely intending to open a branch in Dawlish). https://subwayfranchising.com/en-gb/franchise/opportunities-cornwall-devon-dorset-channel-islands

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