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Any info on where the access points will be?

I was waiting for a train to go to Newton Abbot yesterday. The waves were spraying up and over the seawall walk way. People were still walking on the sea side of the wall (and getting wet) instead of taking the more sensible route nearer the wall. I also saw a child standing right near the edge of the seawall with parents seemingly totally unconcerned. My heart was in my mouth. ...

I do have concerns about housing being built on grade 1 agricultural land. I also have concerns about housing being built without the necessary infrastructure being in place. I have concerns about not enough Affordable rental Housing (AH= rents of 80% or less of market level) being built. And I have great concerns about the impact of the 2016 Housing and Planning Act and how that will ...

15 Aug 2016

Bit confused by your comment MV - are you implying that I think we don't need more homes?

15 Aug 2016

Channel 4. 8.00pm this evening. The Great Housing Scandal

15 Aug 2016

I agree that developers will try and get themselves out of providing Affordable Housing if they possibly can. But at the moment that is the only way that Affordable Housing can be provided. (and courtesy of the 2016 Housing and Planning Act even that meagre amount may disappear as the Act effectively replaces Affordable Homes to rent with Shared ownership schemes and Starter Homes). This ...

Why are they planning a new visitor centre at the Warren when I thought they had to have a SANGS at Warren Farm so that people didn't visit the Warren. Anyone?

Well, 'the public' will need someone to look at whether a legal challenge is feasible or not. You seem to be leading on this at the moment BarbaraW.........

3 Jun 2016

UPDATE ON THE DAWLISH LINK ROAD CAMPAIGN​ On Friday 27th May 2016, Dawlish town councillors were invited to attend a presentation from the Teignbridge District Council planning department: Simon Thornley, Alex Lessware, Phil Shears, and team. They explained the options for accelerating the building of the Link Road, that we are demanding, that they had explored. Three Dawlish town ...

2 Jun 2016

The planners at TDC looked at 5 options for how the link road could be delivered. This was option 2. Note why it was deemed not feasible. Option 2: DEVELOPERS JOINTLY PROCURE LINK ROAD: Landowners to work together to procure and construct link road as soon as possible. This option would enable economies of scale in procurement and potential early delivery of completed road. ...

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