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As you've so kindly raised the subject of housing supply .......... "It has been speculated that Brexit might lead to more people choosing to retire in the UK, rather than in EU countries (Spain has been a popular destination up until now). Devon is already one of the most popular destinations in the UK for retirees. Further flows from within the UK could represent a boost to the economy, ...

Dawlish Town Council is recommending refusal. Here's why PARISH: DAWLISH WARD: Dawlish Central And North East APPLICATION REF: 18/00950/ FUL OFFICER: Anna Holloway DECISION LEVEL: COMM LOCATION: Dawlish Warren Main Resort Grassed Area Dawlish Warren Devon EX7 0NF PROPOSAL: Installation of 34 metres high observation wheel, loading and unloading platform with guarding and kiosk ...

Cllr Wrigley has requested that this planning application go to TDC planning committee for decision. Planning officer's recommendation is for approval.

TODAY - FRIDAY 24TH AUGUST DAWLISH LAWN WORKING GROUP PUBLIC CONSULTATION THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, THE MANOR HOUSE 2PM - 6PM Please note this is the last of the scheduled public consultations

https://www.devonlive.com/news/police-reveal-reason-behind-armed-1927939

This planning application is on the agenda at this coming Thursday's (23rd Aug) town council planning committee meeting.

I totally agree that the bible is a collection of stories made up by men. But others think it is all the word of God. And isn't God a male? And it's not only Judaism/Christianity that has this attitude towards women. Click on this link and then scroll down to the In Religious Thought section. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matriarchy

20 Aug 2018

Actually, I asked a question - note the question mark. "At present day Christian marriage ceremonies do women still promise to 'obey' their husbands?" Perhaps it should be amended  to: "At present day Christian marriage ceremonies do (some) women still promise to 'obey' their husbands?" Here's another question: why was/is it the woman who promises to obey the man ...

20 Aug 2018

Women and sexual activity. Why are women (and gay men?) on the receiving end of, for example, 'slut shaming' and not men? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slut-shaming and I've just read this today online https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/merseyside-police-rape-tweet-victim-blaming-liverpool-council-twitter-a8498736.html so what are we saying? That if women act and dress ...

20 Aug 2018

Margaret, I know it is now a choice whether to include the obey vow.  But that is only a fairly recent event as you yourself point out.  I know also that some married women keep their father's surname (or double-barrel it with that of their husbands - some husbands even do the same) but again all this is fairly recent stuff. "Only in 1965 did married women in France obtain the right ...

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