Jackie Brodie

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New Sign for Forde Close

by jackiebrodie on 10 January, 2017

Residents of Forde Close have suffered for many years with large lorries using their cul de sac in error. Jackie requested a new sign that has made it clear that there is no through road. If you know of a street name sign which is missing or damaged then please get in touch.

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Conservative Council Punishes the Poor

by jackiebrodie on 10 January, 2017

A debate was held at Teignbridge DC yesterday under the heading Council Tax Reduction Scheme. It sounds from the title as though Council Tax is to be reduced. In fact nothing could be further from the truth. The proposal is to remove council tax relief from some of the poorest in our communities. Some self […]

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On December 15th, the Liberal Democrats won another three council by-election victories in the SW, 2 of those here in Teignbridge, with huge swings from the Conservatives – securing the party’s best ever year for by-election gains. Complementing Sarah Olney’s victory in the Richmond Park by-election, the Liberal Democrats have gained 31 seats in local authorities […]

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Christmas and New Year waste and recycling collections: Normal                                              Revised Monday 26 December                   Wednesday 28 December Tuesday 27 December                   Thursday 29 December Wednesday 28 December             Friday 30 December Thursday 29 December                  Saturday 31 December Friday 30 December                       Tuesday 3 January Monday 2 January                          Wednesday 4 January Tuesday 3 January                          Thursday 5 January Wednesday 4 January                    Friday 6 […]

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Stunning Lib Dem Election Wins in Bovey and Chudleigh

by jackiebrodie on 16 December, 2016

Two quite magnificent by election victories yesterday, as the Lib Dems gain Chudleigh and Bovey Tracey seats on Teignbridge Council, both with convincing majorities over the Conservatives. Results: Chudleigh. RICHARD KEELING (LIB DEM) 680; Conservative 470; UKIP 89; Labour 81. Bovey Tracey. SALLY MORGAN (LIB DEM) 838; Conservative 631; Independent.169; Labour 103; UKIP 98. Independent […]

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Paddington Station Closed for Christmas

by jackiebrodie on 13 December, 2016

A reminder that a six-day closure of Paddington Station starts on Christmas Eve, Saturday December 24th through to Thursday 29 December. This will mean trains are very busy on Friday 23 December, and customers are advised to book ahead and travel early if they can. Trains will start and finish at Ealing Broadway throughout the closure with […]

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Devon’s highest paid district council boss has been awarded two more pay rises worth an extra £6,645 — just 12 months after seeing her basic salary jump by £13,354, it’s been revealed. Teignbridge Council chief executive Nicola Bulbeck shot to the top of the Devon districts pay league after being handed the massive ‘gold-plated’ pay rise […]

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Secrecy Cloak Thrown Over Council Insurance Plan

by jackiebrodie on 15 November, 2016

A ‘cloak of secrecy’ has been thrown over a Devon council’s insurance arrangements – even though it published a public report setting out what it spends, and its intention NOT to look for a better deal. Now councillors who challenged the decision not to search for a saving have been told the debate about Teignbridge Council’s insurance contract MUST […]

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Council Pushing For Affordable Flats at Queen’s Hotel

by jackiebrodie on 11 November, 2016

I am aware of a current petition started by Chamberlain’s estate agents, directed at Teignbridge District Council, in relation to the Queen’s Hotel in Newton Abbot. People are requested to sign the petition “in support of the re-development of this site”, “in order to send a message to Teignbridge District Council that the re-development cannot […]

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Whitehill Planning Inquiry This Week

by jackiebrodie on 6 November, 2016

The Appeal against Teignbridge Council’s refusal of planning permission for 203 dwellings at Whitehill, will be considered at a Public Inquiry starting this Tuesday November 8th. The Inquiry is taking place in the Council Chamber, at Teignbridge Council’s offices at Forde House. Linden’s have appealed against the refusal, and evidence from both sides will be […]

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