Month: April 2018
I spent this morning going round Seaton delivering ‘Refill Devon’ stickers like this, for shopkeepers and cafe owners to put in their windows if they are willing to let people refill their bottles – to reduce single-use plastic pollution. The response was encouraging but unfortunately Recycle Devon hadn’t sent me quite enough. If your business didn’t get one, but you’d like to join the scheme, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let’s make Seaton a ‘Refill town’! I shall be spreading the word to other places in the Seaton & Colyton division.
I have written to @CllrIanThomas, incoming EDDC leader, for assurances on health services and hospitals, after Conservative amendment leaves East Devon community hospitals vulnerable to closure
My message of support to the legal team who are fighting the dismantling of the NHS in a crucial case in Leeds Crown Court tomorrow #Justice4NHS
New local, chemical-free food cooperative coming to East Devon soon – launches online survey of local residents’ opinions, please complete
Is this what they call a consultation? ‘Your feedback: Please provide more stops at Clapham Junction not less. South Western Railway response: we will continue with our original plans to reduce services in the peak and shoulder peak periods.’
But they have made a small concession: ‘We are amending the plans to ensure both Clapham Junction and Woking calls are maintained in off-peak West of England services.’ .
Hospital transport key issue in rural areas, says BBC – not uncommon for people to travel hours each way for 10-minute appointment
The report on the Radio 4 Farming Today programme is described here
Great new £5m proposal for Clyst Valley cycle trail – but shouldn’t we first find the money to complete the Axe Valley route from Seaton to Axminster, which has already been approved and partially built?
Detail on the Clyst Valley trail is here.