Jackie Brodie

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Bushell Ward Learn more

The General Election Hustings will now take place on Weds May 31st, 7.30pm at St Paul’s Church, Devon Square. All candidates will be attending.

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The General Election Hustings 2017, that were due to take place tomorrow Weds 24th, at St Paul’s Church have been postponed, in the light of the tragic events in Manchester yesterday. Our thoughts are with all those affected by the attack. We, along with the other political parties have agreed to suspend our campaigns until […]

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Secure Your Vehicle Against Break Ins

by jackiebrodie on 22 May, 2017

A Message from Newton Abbot Police Over the weekend, police have received multiple reports of thefts  from motor vehicles in Newton Abbot. Officers are reminding members of the public not to leave valuables in the vehicles – thieves know all of the hiding places. We would also advise car owners to park their vehicles in a garage or […]

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Many Thanks for Electing Me To The County Council

by jackiebrodie on 5 May, 2017

We did it!! After a 4 year wait and many months of hard work, Lib Dems have managed to gain Newton Abbot North. For me this has been a 4 year wait, since losing out so narrowly to Conservative Eve Barisic in the last County Election. I want to thank all of you that have voted for me […]

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Well a reminder if you need it that tomorrow is Polling Day for the Devon County Council elections. The date of May 4th, 2017 has been near the top of my thoughts for 18 months at least now, but I do appreciate that for many people the day will pass much the same as any […]

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If you are a postal voter , just a reminder, if you needed it, that Monday is a Bank Holiday, so if you haven’t put your vote in the post yet, then ideally you should do it today, or at least over the weekend. If you miss getting it in the post you can take […]

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Rundle Road Yellow Lines Are On Their Way

by jackiebrodie on 25 April, 2017

Several people have contacted me about the long awaited double yellows in Rundle Road, and I can report that yes they are on their way. I have chased this many times, including this week. However, we are on the cusp of getting them. The legal process has been completed ie. it has been advertised (the […]

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Some of you may have read John Balment’s Column in the MDA recently where he reflected on why he wouldn’t want to stand to become a local Councillor. However, I feel compelled to respond to one of his statements about local Councillors where he says “ on important issues they (Councillors) come under the whip […]

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Local Campaigning!!

by jackiebrodie on 8 April, 2017

I have always advocated supporting local business whenever and wherever possible. Interesting to note therefore that at least some of the literature coming from the Labour Party and Conservative Party locally at this election is being printed in the Netherlands! We have perfectly good printers here in Newton Abbot. We always ask them for quotes […]

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County Election and District By-Election May 4th

by jackiebrodie on 8 April, 2017

Thank you to everyone that has given me such a warm welcome on the doorstep, it is appreciated. From conversations I have had recently it seems there is a bit of confusion in Bushell Ward about the 2 elections that are being held on the same day, May 4th. So just to make things a […]

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