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3 weeks ago

Anyone else see BBC Spotlight this evening when Evey Gordon a mixed race young woman born in Derriford, now living I believe in Cornwall, recited her poem about what this has been like. No? Well, click on this link and then you can https://twitter.com/BBCSpotlight/status/1270052906553794560

D DAY JUNE 6TH 1944
3 weeks ago

You mean the one that gave him that definition of retard without pointing out that it is now used as a term of insult? No thanks.

3 weeks ago

Sometimes, you know, even I am lost for words!

Given that Cllr Taylor's name was mentioned in the above press release I thought I'd see if I could find anything by googling his name. Found his facebook page. There is a recent thread on there concerning the latest proposals from network rail to revamp Dawlish station. Seems to me from reading the thread that Cllr Taylor is expressing his disquiet concerning aspects of the proposed design ...

3 weeks ago

So I asked the town clerk if Dawlish Town Council had any policy concerning this matter and this is what I received in response. PRESS RELEASE 5 June 2020 Network Rail - Coastguards to Colonnade Plans Network Rail have recently published their rail resilience proposals for Coastguards to Colonnade and will be submitting their plans to the local planning authority, Teignbridge ...

3 weeks ago

Just had a quick look at the minutes of Dawlish Town Council meetings since the beginning of the year. There was a Notice of Motion concerning this matter on the agenda back in January but the minutes say that this was deferred to another meeting. I cannot find any mention of this motion in the minutes of any subsequent town council meetings. Can't find anything very recent on this subject  ...

Yes. I agree with Lisa Nandy. But I wonder if Barry Gardiner decided to take a leaf out of Dominic Cummings book and do his own interpretation of the rules. P'raps Boris will let him use the rose garden of No 10 to explain his actions to the press.

3 weeks ago

Cummings sense, innit?

Childcare has been defined to exclude relatives caring for children in new coronavirus laws following the Dominic Cummings scandal. https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/coronavirus-laws-dominic-cummings-lockdown-childcare-relatives-a9542381.html

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