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General Discussion

Lycra louts about.
16 Jul 2018

I thought the road tax (or whatever you like to call it) was no longer based on emissions, certainly not for new cars since last year! Clearly the government weren’t raking in enough money with that scheme and it has now reverted to the previous scheme. Low emission cars no longer pay £20 but now pay £170, none of which will go to pay for filling in the pot holes!

LOLA -Leave Our Lawn Alone!

26 Jun 2018

@Lynne , i read Bob Vickery’s letter and he is wrong, the survey did not produce a result in favour of a playpark next to the bowling green. the results were not clear cut at all, which is why a referendum on the issue is required.

25 Jun 2018

Completely agree Flo, it was a great night at the Cove and I hope there will be many more. The cafe has brought the Cove back to life and it’s lovely going down there. Some people will moan whatever is put on!

I believe the project which the GWR money covers has to be completed by the end of next March.

Berry Head has charged for car parking for as long as I have been going there and that is at least 10 years.

@Lynne , i don’t know whether the majority of those who chose to answer the question did say yes but many did not answer that question as that wasn’t the prime forcus for the survey. A referendum is required to determine once and for all whether the people of Dawlish want a Playpark in the vicinity of the lawn area or not. This decision should not be taken lightly and by a few self serving ...

23 Jun 2018

In 2104 the main focus for the consultation was about the proposal to build the so called arts centre on the lawn, you know, the one that looked like an armadillo! This was followed by a questionnaire which, on its first iteration, was full of loaded questions, (a little bit like the last questionnaire) but as that went to the full council changes were made to make it more impartial. The vast ...

22 Jun 2018

Dawlish Town Council has been awarded £19,212 for Dawlish Playpark. To install a new Playpark in Dawlish, which will include a train in GWR colours. The grant has come from GWRs Customer and Community Improvement Fund.

20 Jun 2018

Sadly, some people just see a big space and feel a need to fill it! The lawn area is always busy with people just enjoying the space, the benches, the brook, the wild fowl and the bowling.Why do we need a watered down version of what Paignton and Teignmouth have? We have something they don’t so let’s not spoil it!

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