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Seaton & Colyton hustings on Thursday 20 April, 7 pm at Marshlands, Seaton

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All candidates have been invited by the Town Council. This is the second part of Seaton’s Annual Town Meeting, but all are welcome.

Campaign launched successfully

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IMG_0300My campaign launch meeting last Wednesday was attended by 30 supporters from Seaton, Colyton, Colyford and Branscombe. From left, me, Paul Arnott (chair), and Jack Rowland.

Following the meeting, teams of leafleters are completing the first leaflet distribution and placards are going up.

Candidates for Seaton & Colyton

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For Devon County Council – you have ONE vote:

  • Peter BURROWS, Liberal Democrats
  • Jim KNIGHT, Independent (Conservative)
  • Ian MARTIN, Labour (from Exeter)
  • Helen PARR, Conservative
  • MARTIN SHAW, Independent East Devon Alliance

The poll is on Thursday 4 May 2017, 7:00 am – 10:00 pm, and you should now have received a polling card. If not, you have until 13 April to register to vote – go online HERE, and ring 01395 517402 (EDDC) to apply for a postal vote.

Election meeting on Wednesday

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As readers know, I’m standing as the Independent East Devon Alliance candidate for Devon County Council in the Seaton & Colyton division. I’m launching my campaign with a Public Election Meeting, ‘A DIFFERENT KIND OF COUNTY COUNCILLOR’, on Wednesday 5th April at 7 pm in the Marshlands Centre, Harbour Road, Seaton (behind the murals opposite the Underfleet roundabout).  

The meeting will first hear an up to date report from Councillor JACK ROWLAND, speaking in a personal capacity, on the campaign to save the in-patient beds in Seaton and other community hospitals, but this is an opportunity for you to raise questions on any subject.
If you can’t make it, please let me know if you could put up a poster or help with leafleting. The Seaton & Colyton division also includes Beer, Branscombe, Colyford, Farway, Northleigh, Offwell, Southleigh & Widworthy.  Promoted by Martin Shaw, Lynwood, Old Beer Rd, Seaton.

Honiton applies for Judicial Review

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This statement has been issued by the Save Our Hospital Services-Honiton group:

SOHS – Honiton Steering Group that we will be applying for a judicial review of the CCG decision regarding the beds in Honiton Hospital because it was based on a flawed consultation process. There may also be human rights issues. The steering group have created a crowdfunding page on Just Giving in order to raise £75,000 for the first tranche of funding as lawyers and barristers are very expensive. The steering group believe it’s really important to go for a judicial review as we may well be able to demonstrate that the decision was unlawful. If we can get people to give £10 each we can very soon raise the first round of funding. When you think about it £10 is four coffees or two glasses of wine so we are not asking people to make a massive sacrifice to support the judicial review.” For those who wish to donate the URL is www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/honitonhospitalbeds

The reason why we put “we are going for a judicial review” is because it is not just the steering group ..it is the town, the mayor, the league of friends, senior voice. They have all been consulted and are in favour of a judicial review.

 

Seaton Heights auction details

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Go to https://eastdevonwatch.org/2017/02/27/seaton-heights-up-for-auction-at-2-5-3-million-next-month/