The birth of our LEP – and it was planned to include the Chairman of the East Devon Business Forum!

This Exeter City Council committee document pretty much sets out how the LEP would take over council funds and transfer them to businesses – and the EAST DEVON BUSINESS FORUM: “4.3 Give…

Source: The birth of our LEP – and it was planned to include the Chairman of the East Devon Business Forum!

Cranbrook: “Estate rent charges”: another developer cash cow?

There is much controversy in Cranbrook, where householders are hit with a double whammy: “estate rent charges” AND council tax. In an effort to clear up confusion, the town council offe…

Source: Cranbrook: “Estate rent charges”: another developer cash cow?

Sidmouth Cliff Fall… “Keep the cameras rolling”

Today I watched as someone’s much loved shed fell into the sea at Sidmouth… And I missed capturing it on camera by 15 seconds… DAMN! I’d captured what I was after, a couple of cliff falls, how was …

Source: Sidmouth Cliff Fall… “Keep the cameras rolling”

East Devon Business Initiative raised £800 for The Project

EDBI’s charity project for 2016 was The Project in Axminster who support young people on the path to better mental health. I’d been invited by Elaine from BuzzMM to visit EDBI breakfast netwo…

Source: East Devon Business Initiative raised £800 for The Project

“Budleigh fishermen’s fury at 350% shed rent hike”

If any of the fisherman voted Tory at district elections, they really should have expected this! “Users of the sheds, used by many to store vital equipment and petrol for their boats, have be…

Source: “Budleigh fishermen’s fury at 350% shed rent hike”

I thought the Friday morning session I attended was excellent…

Getting people of different views and persuasions around the table is, in many ways, superior to simply filling in surveys and questionnaires in isolation. It allows ideas to be bounced around and …

Source: I thought the Friday morning session I attended was excellent…

Key EDDC documents regarding Knowle sale now published. They make interesting reading.

Thanks to a Freedom Of Information request (FOI), the following documents are now in the public domain: savills-report-19th-december-2014-clean-00123518 knowle-contract-signatures-redacted-00124185…

Source: Key EDDC documents regarding Knowle sale now published. They make interesting reading.