Jackie Brodie

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Help To Heat Scheme for Teignbridge Residents

by jackiebrodie on 3 November, 2017

Teignbridge District Council is working in partnership with a number of companies to help residents to improve the warmth and comfort of their homes. The Help to Heat scheme grant funding became available through the Government’s Energy Company Obligation scheme and is provided by energy suppliers. Grants are available for replacement boilers, including mains gas […]

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Advanced Notice of Closure of Wolborough Street

by jackiebrodie on 1 November, 2017

Below a Notice from Devon County Council – any queries please get in touch with me jackiebrodie05@gmail.com A381 Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot Work will take place between Wolborough Street traffic lights (Asda) and Ogwell Cross roundabout, Newton Abbot during the half-term week of 12 to 17 February 2018. The road will be closed 24hrs a […]

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Reducing Traffic Speeds in Residential Streets

by jackiebrodie on 29 October, 2017

The following is an article that I submitted for the November edition of the Highweek Herald. “Speeding traffic is another topic near the top of many people’s list of moans, which is interesting considering that apparently 80% of motorists admit to speeding on some occasions, and that’s just those that admit it. This makes it a […]

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Homelessness Awareness Week Oct 9th – Oct 13th

by jackiebrodie on 9 October, 2017

Teignbridge District Council and Exeter City Council are stepping up their homelessness support with a new campaign aimed at highlighting all the good work that goes on in the area and raising awareness of the issue. The two councils have teamed up to launch Homelessness Awareness Week which runs from 9 to 13 October. The […]

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Community Involvement in Highway Maintenance Tasks

by jackiebrodie on 19 September, 2017

The article below, was my contribution to the Highweek Herald in September. “This month I thought I would tackle the thorny (sometimes literally) issue of weeds, overgrown hedges, blocked gutters, dirty road signs and all those other tidying up jobs which Devon County Council will no longer carry out. Perhaps I ought to explain first why […]

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DCC Conservatives add £15m to Reserves

by jackiebrodie on 19 September, 2017

A debate was held last week at County Hall, instigated by the Lib Dems, regarding the wisdom ( or otherwise) of the Conservative administration taking £2.2 million from the schools budget and adding £15 million to the reserves. The action was defended by the Conservative spokesperson on the grounds that the £2.2 million was moved […]

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Letter to PCC Alison Hernandez – Car Crime Newton Abbot

by jackiebrodie on 3 September, 2017

 It can’t have escaped many people’s notice  that we are currently experiencing a wave of car crime in Newton Abbot, the likes of which we have never seen before. I’m sure I’m not alone, in fearing that its only a matter of time before my car will be the next target, and I approach my car […]

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Head to Dawlish Leisure Centre on Sept 5th, for a free event organised by Teignbridge District Council in support of its Zero Heroes project, to promote energy efficiency and associated cost-saving measures for members of the public and businesses alike. Visit trade stands for renewable energy, waste reduction, green travel and saving energy at home […]

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My First Highways and Traffic Orders Committee!!

by jackiebrodie on 17 July, 2017

It has been an extremely busy time in my first couple of months in my new role as County Councillor. I thought it more important to get on with the job, rather than spend time putting news on this website. There is much that I could, maybe should, have reported on in that time, but let […]

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“We are far more united and have far more in common than that which divides us” Jo Cox’s first speech to Parliament. In celebration of Jo’s belief that we have more in common, Newton Abbot will be hosting its own Great Get Together this weekend, Sunday, June 18th, 2pm – 5pm. Anyone is welcome, of course!! […]

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