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And I fear that you will also end up talking to yourself on this site. Has anyone else engaged with you other than me? Having ventured forth I may well now disengage. I actually don't give a toss as to how the child care crisis is resolved - as long as it is.  I hope I am not a zealot of ideology. Whatever works the best in practice is my approach. And I appreciate that you read my ...

13 Feb 2024

I have no idea of the political slant of the MDA. Suggest you contact them directly if you wish to complain - why not write a letter of complaint and see if they publish it? BTW - I am 99.9% certain now of your party political stance. Can't prove it of course but you have given yourself(ves) away by dint of the contents of your posts.  (Which, of course, you are perfectly entitled to ...

13 Feb 2024

I'm just curious to know how many Labour cllrs there are in the parliamentary constituency of Newton Abbot. I know there are none on Teignbridge District Council but wondered if anyone could tell me if there are any on town/parish councils within this particular parliamentary seat and if so, how many and on which town/parish councils? Thanks

Ladies Toilet Closure
13 Feb 2024

So I've now had some time to find out more about this changing places facility. Seems it is a toilet facility specifically aimed at those who are dependent on others for help with their toiletting Also,as I write this, I do not know how TDC is financing this installation but from research it seems that central government has a pot of money that it is asking councils to bid for specifically in ...

13 Feb 2024

Lots of councils across the country are short of money - Conservative controlled Devon County Council being one of them. The councils are short of money for a variety of reasons - a huge drop in funding from central government since 2010, an increase in demand for the services that local government addresses (eg social services, special needs education, homelessness) and inflation.

On Tuesday 6 February, Luke Pollard MP will lead a debate in Parliament on nursery provision in South West England. To inform the debate, he would like to hear about your experiences of accessing childcare. He may quote your contribution directly during his debate. Find out more and share your experiences with him by midday on Monday 5 February: Nursery provision in South West England

This letter is in the most recent edition of the Dawlish Gazette. " I have been following the erosion of the dunes and the movement of the beach at Dawlish Warren since about 2005-2006.  Commenting through two local plans, the Shoreline Management Plan (SMP2) and the Exe Estuary Partnership.  In my opinion the long term future of this location is currently not looking good. ...

Just come across this which is from the developers behind the Hensford Park proposal to local councillors. It is dated September 2023.

THE Labour Party’s decision to put Newton Abbot on its list of ‘non-priority’ general election constituencies has been welcomed by the man who wants to wrest the seat from the Conservatives . Lib Dem Martin Wrigley, who leads Teignbridge Council, will stand at the election expected in 2024, aiming to unseat Tory MP Anne Marie Morris. Read more here ...

Just a reminder.

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