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If you click on this link https://services.pinpointdevon.co.uk/kb5/devon/services/results.page?coverage=9&communitychannel=11_5 and scroll down you should get a list of OFSTED registered childminders in Dawlish and Starcross.  They total 7 in all (am told that one of them based in Starcross - but I don't know which one - no longer offers a child minding service). So we are looking at a grand ...

See lead story in latest edition of the Dawlish Gazette.

Devon CEO pay rise
28 Jul 2022

@1263 -here is the list of Devon County Cllrs who voted against the pay rise. (In accordance with Standing Order 32(4) Councillor’s Asvachin, Bailey, Bradford, Connett, Cox, Dewhirst, Gent, Hodgson, Leaver, Letch, Roome and Wrigley asked that their vote against Minute 34 of the Appointments, Remuneration and Chief Office Conduct Committee (21 July 2022) relating to the proposed salary of the ...

Hands up all those who have heard/had personal experience of, what can only be described as horror stories about, the length of time (hours!) waiting for an ambulance to arrive, only for the patient concerned then having to wait hours in the ambulance to be able to get into the hospital (thus meaning the ambulance is not freed up to attend to someone else) and then having to wait hours to be seen ...

Devon CEO pay rise
26 Jul 2022

I don't know who voted for it and who didn't. However, as Devon County Council is Conservative controlled I imagine that most if not all of the Conservative councillors did. "senior Liberal Democrat councillor Alan Connett, leader of the opposition until earlier this year, criticised the increase at last week’s full council meeting – calling it the “wrong thing to do”. “As we all know, there ...

and then add in the numbers who, whilst on the payroll, are not actually at work due to sickness (stress/Covid etc). And another thing - if some of those vacancies are being filled by temporary agency staff then how much is that costing the NHS?

26 Jul 2022

According to this newspaper report https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/hundreds-health-jobs-need-filling-7378160&nbsp ; there are 713 NHS job vacancies within 30 miles of Newton Abbot, 347 of which are in Exeter and Torbay. 170 are in the Exeter area 177 are in Torbay

Decision: Resolved that this Council recommends refusal on the grounds that: ·         The Committee has severe concerns regards the link road alignment from this site to the adjoining application site 21/02674 (see image below and ‘X’ marker), ·         The Committee has concerns regards which application (22/01067/MAJ or 22/01042/MAJ) covers the link road access from Gatehouse ...

Resolved that this Council recommends refusal on the grounds that: ·         The site does not conform with the DA2 Supplementary Planning Document in that that the western boundary path appears incomplete, ·         The proposed link road appears to narrow when connecting with application site 22/01042/MAJ and does not appear to adhere to ‘avenue’ specifications; and ...

Decision: In light of the concerns the Committee has with applications 22/01067/MAJ and 22/01042/MAJ, particularly the link road alignment, it was resolved that this Council continues to request that should the Planning Officer be minded to approve the application, the Town Council Planning Committee requests that the application is called-in to the Teignbridge Planning Committee for ...

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