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And a quick online search reveals the following: Broseley was sold to Trafalgar House in 1987 and integrated into Ideal Homes. Ideal Homes was sold to Persimmon in 1996. Ergo.......?

16 Apr 2021

That presupposes that there is alternative land available. On the subject of who it is who owns the ransom land. I found this . So it seems it is not an individual who owns the ransom land but a developer.  Who took over Broseley? Find that out and it seems we might find out who owns the ransom land. ‘We had hoped to access the site from Parkers Road, where there is already an access ...

15 Apr 2021

True - whoever owns the land can sell it or not (although they do not necessarily have the right to do with it whatever they want). But by not selling it, or not being agreeable to selling it at a reasonable price, then the consequence is that the only other way to access the land in question is to cut down a 300 year old tree. So some might well say that the tree having to be cut down is as ...

15 Apr 2021

I've just been reading the report on Devonlive about this Starcross oak tree issue. At the bottom of the article are several comments. Here is one of them: "So a self serving landowner would prefer to see a 300 year old tree cut down rather than permit access through their land? Or are they open to access but at an opportunistic greed price? This is an unacceptable loss due to one ...

15 Apr 2021

From what I've read it seems the council's hand was forced on this issue in Starcross because the only other way of accessing this site was by way of land owned by someone else. What is known as Ransom Land. So......the tree at Starcross is needing be felled either because the owner of the Ransom Land does not wish to sell or wishes to sell but only at some ridiculously extortionate price. So ...

Council tax
19 Mar 2021

Local government throughout the country, irrespective of which political party (or group of Independent councillors) is in power, has been subject to continual cuts from central government funding for years now.  I've just done a quick online search and found this. By 2020, local authorities will have faced a reduction to core funding from the Government of nearly £16 billion over the ...

I think she was also very active in the campaign (started circa 2013) to stop Warren Farm being compulsory purchased by TDC to provide a countryside park (which is now located out by Sainsbury's). Don't know what her stance was on the location of the Dawlish supermarket battle (circa 2007/8/9). Which isn't to say that she wasn't involved but just that I can't remember her being so. I was. ...

What was causing it? Sounded like something was being rhythmically bashed against something else by waves.

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6 Nov 2020

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