Jackie Brodie

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Bushell Ward Learn more

Contact Me With Your Planning Concerns

by jackiebrodie on 15 July, 2016

Jackie has been busy over recent months taking up the concerns of residents about planning proposals near to them. These include Coombeshead Academy All Weather Pitch, Newton Abbot College Pitch Floodlighting, proposals for an Aldi at Forde Close, a petrol station at Asda and housing development at Berry Knowles near Whitehill. You can look at […]

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Election successes and membership boost for Lib Dems

by jackiebrodie on 15 July, 2016

In yesterday’s council by elections around the country the Lib Dems made at least 4 gains; 2 on Cornwall County Council, 1 on Wiltshire CC and one in North Norfolk. That is significant progress for a party that gets virtually no national credit in the media. It shows again that where we work on the […]

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I’ve just noticed the description below of your County Councillor, on the Newton Abbot Conservatives webpage. Does she know no shame, she hasn’t lived here for over a year now, and moved to France shortly after being elected. Obviously she didn’t find Newton Abbot quite as wonderful as she claims!! That hasn’t stopped her claiming her […]

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 Newton Abbot Community Transport Association has been providing accessible, affordable transport and services to our community, supporting increased mobility, social contact and independence since 1991. They provide Shopmobility wheelchairs and scooters, Ring & Ride door to door wheelchair friendly shopping trips, wheelchair accessible and community cars to health and similar appointments, community minibuses for eligible clubs […]

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Registration deadline to be extended – Last chance to register to vote in the EU Referendum News release published: 09-06-2016 The Electoral Commission is urging voters who are not already registered to vote to make an application before midnight on Thursday 9 June. The Commission called this morning for the Government to consider options for […]

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Our Conservative MP, portrays herself as the saviour of local community decision-making in last week’s MDA, telling us that she has campaigned for several years for a Community Right of Appeal on Planning Decisions. Perhaps it hasn’t dawned on her yet that the reason that she hasn’t been successful in her campaign is because her […]

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DROP IN EVENT, TUESDAY 10th May. 2 – 3 pm at LIBRARY. Come and meet some of Newton’s Lib Dem Councillors. All public are invited to question; chat, just say “Hullo”. It would be good to see you!

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Lib Dem Election Success

by jackiebrodie on 7 May, 2016

Virtually all of the UK had a chance to vote on Thursday in any one of a number of different elections. The Lib Dems can claim to have had a most successful night. While the results did not show great shifts in public opinion, and all parties will be claiming something or other, the Lib […]

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More Green Fields Under Threat

by jackiebrodie on 1 May, 2016

Sibelco Ltd are proposing to submit a planning application soon for about 135 houses on land they own near Berry Knowles Farm, on the outskirts of Newton Abbot between the Bovey Tracey and Teigngrace roads. This proposal is of great concern because it is on land which is not allocated for development in the recently […]

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Litter on our Streets Worse Than Ever

by jackiebrodie on 27 April, 2016

I have been getting out and about around the streets of Newton Abbot a bit more widely than usual, delivering my latest Focus newsletter, and am regularly appalled at the amount of litter in our streets, pavements , verges etc. I have never seen it quite so bad. One of the reasons I think is […]

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