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Future High Street Fund Update

by Jackie Hook on 31 August, 2021

I wanted to describe in more detail some of the exciting improvements that will be coming to our town centre as a result of the Council’s successful application to the government Future High Street Fund. It is not often as a Council that we get the chance to approve the spending of £9.2 million government […]

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My June Report to the Town Council

by Jackie Hook on 14 July, 2021

Town Council Report from Cllr Jackie Hook , TDC Executive Member for Climate Change, Coastal and Flood Risk Management, for June 2021 Local Plan Part 2 Site Options On Tuesday June 1st TDC Executive recommended that the draft Part 2 Local Plan has an 8 week public consultation, starting on June 14th. The documents and the Executive Report can be found in […]

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Sunny Summer Days 50 years on

by Jackie Hook on 12 July, 2021

Since May I have lessened my councillor responsibilities, having decided not to stand for re- election to Devon County Council. I am however, still District Councillor for Bushell Ward and still an Executive Member at Teignbridge District Council with responsibility for Climate Change, Flood and Coastal Risk Management. I’m hoping to use some of my […]

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Newton Abbot Road Safety and Traffic Survey

by Jackie Hook on 8 July, 2021

You may have seen that there is a Road Safety and Traffic Survey running in Newton Abbot at the moment. It is open to residents of Newton Abbot and others from outside Newton Abbot who travel here. It takes just a few minutes to fill in. It is important that we get responses from all user […]

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Housing for Local Need not Developer’s Greed

by Jackie Hook on 28 June, 2021

CONSULTATION LAUNCHED ON POSSIBLE HOUSING SITES The Government requires at least 751 new houses a year to be built in Teignbridge. Teignbridge District Council is required to find land to accommodate those 751 houses. The council is now consulting on potential sites for the new housing and it’s vitally important local residents have their say. […]

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Newton Abbot Pilot 20mph Update

by Jackie Hook on 27 April, 2021

 More information and consultation soon. As I have been out and about delivering leaflets for our excellent Lib Dem County Council candidate, Eloise Rokirilov, one of the most common topics residents have raised with me has been the 20mph pilot. “ When are we getting it?” “We need it” It’s great to see the level […]

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Future High Street Fund Teignbridge District Full Council last week voted to accept the offer of £9.2m of government funding for the improvement of Newton Abbot town centre. The funding from the Future High Street Fund will be supplemented by TDC and DCC monies to deliver the bid proposals. Councillors at the Full Council meeting […]

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Future High Street Fund and Alexandra Theatre

by Jackie Hook on 3 March, 2021

You will no doubt of heard that just after Christmas Teignbridge District Council were informed that we had been successful in our bid to the Future High Street Fund. This will enable significant investment of £9.2 m into the future prosperity and environment of Newton Abbot town centre. Our original bid had been for £13m […]

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Lib Dem Teignbridge District Council has unveiled ambitious proposals to address its own and residents’ carbon footprint. The Council’s Climate Change Officer appointed early in 2020 has made rapid progress on several projects, to ensure progress to meet our District’s 2025 net zero target. Proposals for the Council’s own buildings include installation of low carbon […]

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East Street Council Housing Development Underway

by Jackie Hook on 29 January, 2021

Work gets underway next week to turn a derelict site in East Street, Newton Abbot into low rent low carbon council homes.When completed in the autumn, the new homes could be ideal for existing tenants who wish to downsize to a sustainable town centre location, freeing up family housing in the process.Five homes will be […]

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