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Teignbridge Tory leader hits back after £60m debt shock claims made by Lib Dems The new leader of the Conservative group on Teignbridge District Council has hit out at claims made by the Liberal Democrats that they uncovered £60m worth of debt in the council’s finances. “Over the last three years a great deal of information was provided to councillors and open discussions took place in the ...

1263
1263
3 weeks ago

Completely agree, no matter who's in charge there all at it. Interesting to see if the lib-dems  tackle local issues e.g potholes, transportation, grass cutting, bin tax  etc  or just bulls*it with holistic chatter, about more housing, hubs for young people, remaining in europe  etc etc.............

majorp
majorp
3 weeks ago

I remember when the lib dems were in power and Connett was the leader of the council. He blew his trumpet then by telling everyone there will be no increase in council tax while we are in controll. And people bought into it. Well if there had been an annual increase in line with inflation, then there may not have been that debt. Whilst it looks bad on the books, it kept people employed who paid ...

ZIGGY
ZIGGY
3 weeks ago

Teignbridge’s new finance chief told councillors of his shock of uncovering £60m worth of debt in the council’s finances. Speaking at Monday’s annual meeting, he said that the debt is made up of £15.5m the council spent on buying the Market Walk shopping centre in Newton Abbot that will eventually have to be repaid, in addition to a further £45m of borrowing that previous administration ...

safe for release.....................couple of weeks???

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
3 weeks ago

A crazed knifeman has been locked up indefinitely for smashing through a neighbour’s window and repeatedly stabbing him. The judge made a hospital order, after hearing psychiatric evidence, which will see Miller detained for treatment until he is deemed safe for release. Miller attended the latest hearing via videolink from Langd on Hospital in Dawlish, flanked by psychiatrists and ward ...

An unusual visitor turned up near a beach on the west coast of Scotland recently - a black swan. The species, which originally came from Australia is rarely seen in the wild in the UK and only four others have been sighted in Scotland. In Dawlish in Devon, the bird has become a symbol of the town. Small numbers of the species has been seen in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, Stockton on Tees. ...

The Duchess of Cambridge's garden, which was co-designed with landscape architects Andree Davis and Adam White, will move to the Devon Partnership NHS Trust Dewnans Centre after coming out on top in applications from 23 trusts. The RHS will relocate plants and landscaping from the back to nature garden at Chelsea to The Dewnans Centre in Dawlish to create a beautiful green space for patients ...

The rail service between Okehampton and Exeter is due to start next spring; the plan is for the rail link to go all the way to Plymouth via Tavistock, which would make sense as much of the structure is in place, or it could be revived. With the West Country effectively cut off from the rest of the UK when the rail line at Dawlish was swept into the sea in 2014, a second rail link to Devon and ...

A pic might help to identify him.

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