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Lynne
Lynne
13 Feb 2017 13:18

found this on Eyes of Dawlish

 

so…….. We've all been busy little bees over the past few weeks, plotting, planning and organising! We all decided that Dawlish needed a massive boost, a lot of cheering up and something to look forward too! its with these thoughts in mind that I have the great pleasure in letting you all know That We have organised Snooky Fest!!!! and we are all ready and set to go on July the 15th 2017!!!! This is so exciting!!

Snooky Fest will take place at Warren Farm in Dawlish Warren with live music starting from 11am until 11pm. Our Line up so far is Reigning DaysMOSESEVENTINESeven CitiesNUMB live at The Three TunsDaturaOllie Stephens MusicJabbrockSarah Yeo - singer/songwriterTen Bob NotesThe bunny boilersWax Cylinder,Cloudi Bluebell and more to come! There will be so many lovely food stalls, so grab a seat and have a picnic there will be lots of entertainment & lots of surprises to come too!! there will be children's activities, the list of fun is endless!! we would all really love this to be a lovely day and evening for families to come and have fun. If there is anyone out there that would like to help out in any way, or if you would like a stall, can help with marshalling please get in touch with us as we would all be so grateful! Tickets are for sale NOW Via the website snookyfest.org,uk or via our Facebook page, follow us on twitter for our latest updates!. Tickets if bought before 31.3.2017 are £13 per person Children under 11 are FREE! Please everyone be a part of it! The Snooky Trust Charity hopes this will be a yearly fundraising event!

I would really like to thank everyone who took part in the “Dawlish cant stop this feeling, Snooky Fest Video!” and to Tommy Rowe who works full time but videoed this in his spare time in the freezing cold, and didn't moan once! & to all of you that took time out of your busy schedules to be brave and dance in front of the camera! We all had so much fun creating this and it goes to show how wonderful Dawlish as a town really is, it isn't everywhere that you can walk up to complete strangers, burst in to peoples shops and ask them to dance! but that sums up Dawlish really! it’s a town where we all stand together and help one another. So Lets all have fun, create special memories, and dance as if we have a little bit of sunshine in our pockets! Love Caz,

 

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Lynne
Lynne
05 Apr 2017 08:33

Just a neighbourly suggestion.

Can those of us who know about the above and who know people who live within hearing distance of the Warren Farm site bring to their attention what is being proposed (a music festival) and for when it is being proposed (Sat. 15th July 2017).

Please note I am note making any pro or con comment on whether or not this should take place. I am just wanting people in the near vicinity to be aware of it.  It is then entirely up to them to make alternative arrangements should they wish, and are able, if they do not wish to be at home on 15th July.    

 

This is what I know about it:

The application is for a licence for up to 3000 people to attend an event on Saturday July 15th at Warren Farm. (The Thursday Car Boot Sale field).

 

The application is to:- provide the exhibition of films, provision of live music, recorded music, and the performance of dance and the supply of alcohol.

 

It is being promoted by the Snooky Trust.

 

Their website describes it as follows… “SnookyFest is an all day and night music festival”  -  11am until 11pm.

 

There are two stages - one pointing towards the Warren/sea, the other towards the sea/Pinewood Close. 

Lynne
Lynne
05 Apr 2017 09:35

As it happens three of our Dawlish TDC councillors sit on the licensing committee.  One of whom, Ted Hockin, chairs it.

So if you have any comments you wish to make about what is being proposed (I believe it has to get a temporary event licence) then you could contact one or more of these TDC licensing committee councillors. But do it soon.

 

Ted Hockin

 

Aalsmeer, 14A Exeter Road, Dawlish, EX7 0AG

Telephone:

01626 862088

   

Email:

Edward.Hockin@teignbridge.gov.uk

 

Graham Price

 

 

 

Mewstone, The Mews, Dawlish, EX7 9DW

Mobile:

07970 892093

Email:

Graham.Price@teignbridge.gov.uk

 

Rosalind Prowse

 

Address:

 

 

4 Nash Gardens, Dawlish, EX7 9RR

Telephone:

01626 866621

Email:

Rosalind.Prowse@teignbridge.gov.uk

  

 

Lynne
Lynne
06 Apr 2017 11:01

If you wish to contact the organisers direct then click on this link https://www.snookyfest.org.uk/ as it has a contact us facility.

 

Also - details of the application are not available on TDC's website (they have just gotten back to me to confirm that). So if anyone wishes to have a look at the application for this music festival it will involve a visit to TDC's offices in Newton Abbot. I understand that you have to make an appointment to see the application. So you will need to contact the licensing department to arrange a viewing. 

 

Lynne
Lynne
07 Apr 2017 16:25

Oh and one more thing.

If, like me, you have friends and/or relatives who don't live here but who to all intents and purposes take up semi permanent residence  April - Sept (or even longer) by way of their having their own caravans on the various Warren holiday parks, then perhaps, as I have done, you could forewarn them of this proposed music festival. Up to them then what action, if any, they choose to take in order to avoid the almost inevitable noise and disruption. 

monty
monty
07 Apr 2017 18:41

With respect we have excessive noise drunkeness and general loud bad behaviour at the Landsdowne every Friday and Saturday nights. The licensing people seem to think this is Ok. Despite numerous complaints it still goes on.

 

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Lynne
Lynne
07 Apr 2017 18:55

Living slightly out of town Monty I am not on the receiving end of such disturbances - thankfully. I am sorry you and others have to put up with such behaviour.  

But I (and others) were on the end of excessive musical noise a few years back when a rave took place up at Haldon so I am just thinking about the intrusion of the noise which will emanate from the Warren Farm area especially when so many live so much nearer to that site than the site of the rave at Haldon.  

  

roberta
roberta
07 Apr 2017 19:48

BOO HOO its a family orientated fun festival music finishing at 11pm,not an alchololic drug fuelled rave, get off your high horse Lynne who put you in charge of policing everybody and everything.I used to find your posts interesting but just lately you are becoming a doom laden busybody !!!

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Lynne
Lynne
07 Apr 2017 21:10

Yes I know it is a family orientated fun festival etc but..........it will be noisy and not everyone will appreciate the noise.

I am not policing anything. I am just trying to  make sure that everyone who will be in its close vicinity knows that it will be happening and that if they do not wish to be subject to the noise that it will generate that they can, if they are able, take avoidance action.

And btw it is because others who know of it have expressed their concerns that I am posting about it and trying to make others aware of it.

So it isn't just me.

As I said on my second post on this thread I am not making any comment on whether or not it should be held. I am assuming that it will be and trying to draw the attention of others to the fact that it will be.  

What they then do with that knowledge is entirely up to them.

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Carer
Carer
09 Apr 2017 07:30

Will there be security on the entrance preventing all the underage from brining in alcohol in lemonade bottles?

 

What about drug sniffer dogs?

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Scapegoat
Scapegoat
09 Apr 2017 12:16

lol It's a small local music event using local talent to raise money for a worthy local charity not Glastonbury. Also, I bet it will produce less noise  and problems than the carnival which is another event Dawlish can ill afford to lose.

I'm looking forward to it and will be giving it my full support, especially considering there will be no Music Festival this year which promoted a lot of local talent and brought a lot of people pleasure.

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flo
flo
09 Apr 2017 14:29

agree @Scapegoat, dawlish is degenerating into fogiedom.  a few more events would be great.

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HuwMatthews2
HuwMatthews2
20 Apr 2017 01:47

@Lynne. how did you get sight of the temporary event notice and where can the rest of us see it?

Or have you got friends on 'the inside'? smiley

 

Lynne
Lynne
20 Apr 2017 07:22

@Huw - the info I posted about it was sent to me by someone who had gone along to TDC offices at Forde House and taken notes of what was/is being proposed.

The info is not online.

If you or anyone wish to see the application you will need to contact licensing at TDC and then arrange a time to go in. 

There are official notices about the application near Warren Farm as you go along Warren Road.

I don't know if the application is for a temporary event or an application to sell alcohol. It might be both. 

If people wish to make representations about the application then those representations have to be lodged with TDC licensing section by 28th April.

I understand the situation concerning the granting of the licence is as follows: if no representations are made then the licence is automatically granted. However, if representations are made (from police for example, or members of the public) then a meeting of Members of the licensing sub committee will be convened. If such a meeting is convened then its date and who will be on the  committee will be put in the public domain, as will the representations. This committee will convene no later than the end of May and it will be for  those councillors on that committee to decide whether or not to grant the  licence.

 

All the info above gleaned from various, but totally above board, sources. smiley

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Thesnookytrust Org
Thesnookytrust Org
21 Apr 2017 21:21
It has been noticed from a couple of social media sites that a few people have queries concerning the proposed SnookyFest music festival to be held in July at Warren Farm. Hopefully we can answer some of those queries here.
 
Noise – Two stages will be erected and will both be located to direct sound predominantly out to sea. We will publish a site map soon so that it can be seen that we have taken the necessary steps to avoid noise pollution to residential areas.  Snooky Fest & The Snooky Trust Charity are governed by TDC's noise pollution parameters. Decimal readings will be taken through out the day and night and by law we must stay within Teignbridge's set limits.
 
Timing – The event will run from 11am to 11pm and not all night as has been stated elsewhere.
 
Disruption – A carpark will be located on site but, as this is a local event, it is anticipated that most people will either walk or use public transport details of which are already contained within the FAQs on our website.
 
Security – An established security company has been engaged to control this event. They are experienced in festival security and work closely with Devon & Cornwall Police. Their role will include strict control of persons entering the site, ensuring that any alcohol, illegal substances and items which may be deemed a danger to public safety will not be allowed on site.
 
A Temporary Event Notice has been granted by Teignbridge District Council.
 
There is a great deal of further information contained in the FAQ section of our website https://www.snookyfest.org.uk/faq . There is also the facility via the website to ask any questions you wish which many people are already using.
 
The whole purpose of the festival is to create a friendly and harmonious atmosphere, ideal for all ages and families and to raise money for the Snooky Trust charity which supports 18-40 year olds who reside in Dawlish & Devon and have a physical illness of any description & may be experiencing a tough time in their life.
 
So please use the links provided via our Facebook page or our website and take advantage of discounted tickets until 15th June 2017. We hope that you will have a wonderful day and that Dawlish will benefit from our event.
 
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HuwMatthews2
HuwMatthews2
22 Apr 2017 10:32

Well, I think that sorts that out.

Dawlish is dying on its ar*e and needs events like this.

I for one am going to volunteer to help out in any way I can.

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Scapegoat
Scapegoat
22 Apr 2017 18:25

We really need to get behind events like this. It's not a rave, it's a local event which if given the chance could provide as much to Dawlish as GlasDenbury provides to Denbury :)

 

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HuwMatthews2
HuwMatthews2
29 Apr 2017 02:00

I see that Andrew Bulpin (Leadstone Camping) and one other business (not sure if it's come from the business or a rogue individual) have put in representations to prevent a local charity from holding a fund raiser. Bulpin is the Secretary of the Warren Tourism Group and also on the Dawlish Neighbourhood Plan set up. 

 

Neither live in Dawlish or the Warren! Good job guys - just the kind of people we want having a say in town affairs!

 

Make your money from the town but prevent anything that would benefit it - like I said GOOD JOB!!!

 

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Lynne
Lynne
29 Apr 2017 07:49

I believe Andrew is the secretary of Dawlish Warren Tourism group.

I'm 99.9% certain that he has nothing to do with the Dawlish Neighbourhood Plan working party.

 

Huw, are the representations online? If so can you post a link so that the rest of us can see them please.  

 

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UPWITHIT
UPWITHIT
29 Apr 2017 07:52

Will Mr Bulpin be tuning away any booking from campers that will go to the Festival.

It's only one day Not a week.

It looks like it's NOT Bulpin idea, so you can't have it.

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Lynne
Lynne
29 Apr 2017 07:55

Perhaps Mr Bulpin is concerned that campers who have booked at his campsite for some peace and quiet might turn themselves away.

HuwMatthews2
HuwMatthews2
29 Apr 2017 14:40

Bulpin was part of the 'steering group' if not the 'working party':

https://sites.teignbridge.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=33279&p=0

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flo
flo
29 Apr 2017 17:31

People live in Dawlish and Dawlish Warren.  We can't just have what's suitable for tourists and retirees.  If they don't like the area and what's going on, don't come again.  It's not a rave, it's a one-day festival.  Buy ear plugs.

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Lynne
Lynne
29 Apr 2017 17:36

For clarity:

We need to distinquish between the group that was set up back in 2011 and the group that was set up in 2015/16..

Remember the concept of Localism? As part of that concept the coalition government pushed for local communities to feed into local development plans how they would like to see their neighbourhood developed.  For neighbourhood read Dawlish for local development plan read Plan Teignbridge.

AB may have had some input into the neighbourhood steering group back in 2011. But he has had no involvement in the latest neighbourhood group set up 18 months or so ago.

Click on this link to see who sits on the latest Neighbourhood Plan group (or whatever it is called) http://www.dawlish.gov.uk/neighbourhoodplan.php 

 

And anyway what has whether or not he was on a neighbourhood steering group got to do with his lodging a representation?   

 

Huw, as from your post it seems you have seen the representations can you tell the rest of us how to do the same please.  I was under the impression that if any representations were submitted that they wouldn't be in the public domain until after the deadline for receipt (1st May). But as you have already seen them it would seem that I was incorrect.  

HuwMatthews2
HuwMatthews2
30 Apr 2017 00:43

I volunteered to assist with this event and have therefore had sight of them.

I imagine they have been released early due to the Bank Holiday.

Lynne
Lynne
30 Apr 2017 06:14

Or they've been released to the organisers (which is why you have seen them) but not the public in general?

In which case I'll widen my request.

If anyone reading this knows how everyone else can see the representations please can you post a link so that those wishing to view them can do so.

Thanks.  

roberta
roberta
30 Apr 2017 08:46

Lynne have you gone on the website provided and asked your questions or is it easier to come on here and organise a keyboard witchunt ??  Do you realise how upsetting this is to Caz who is a wonderful caring person , she has devoted all her time and energy into her Charity which is unpaid. She is not an entrepeunor earning vast amounts of money in fact she lives a very simplelife trying to do good for others.The day in question is a Sat normally a changeover day people going and people arriving a 12hour music festival is going to have little impact on campers, in fact the sewage smell will have more impact where Mr Bulpins site is.Why dont you get off the backs of Caz and the volunteers and maybe offer your services as well you never know you might enjoy a bit of light hearted relieve away from your keyboard

 

 

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flo
flo
24 May 2017 16:13

Good news -

I have much delight and pleasure in telling all of you that after our hearing today, Teignbridge Council have approved our licence and Snooky Fest is able to go ahead with a premises licence! 🎼 🌻 😘 Snooky fest is to run from 10am to 10pm (Still the same amount of time but just an hour earlier) we have a few points that we have to adhere too, and they have been taken very seriously by us all. We are all so very humbled and grateful to every single one of you, for all of your support over the past few months. It's been a trying old time, in which we have all had to fight so hard for everyone in Dawlish to have a day of sunshine, music and family time, during the tourist season. It's with sincere thanks to all of you that this can now happen. Let's all stand together, to ensure that Snooky Fest is a day where we can all as a town, have a truly wonderful day together and celebrate every reason for us being able to live in such an amazingly beautiful location! So for all of you who have already bought your tickets, THANK YOU! MAKE SURE you take advantage of our Early Bird 2 ticket price now! Tickets are £15 but only until the 15th June. Thereafter the tickets will be £20 and will be limited! www.snookyfest.org.uk Love the Snooky Fest Team Caz, Luke, Rob, Huw & The Snooky Trust Charity smile emoticon:) xxxx

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