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Anti-Fracking March “Let Communities Decide”

The 3 imprisoned anti-fracking protesters …have now been released, having previously been given custodial sentences on “manifestly excessive” punishment terms, by a judge with alleged links to a firm profiting from fracking. One of the protesters, Rich Loizou, a nature connection and land-based learning facilitator at Schumacher College in Dartington and a tutor at a primary…

Are we being short-changed?

Devon County Council seems to have given up on Totnes. Was it as a result of losing the legal battle over its High Street scheme that went to the Court of Appeal in April 2016? Some say it cost Devon County Council over £100,000 in legal fees. As a result of this does the County…

Puddavine Yard: Clever by half in the wrong location

Contributing Editor Perspective Whatever finally happens to the proposed cargo container commercial/retail space at Puddavine Yard, it has so far provided an interesting glimpse into the strange machinations that attach themselves to the planning process. For the uninitiated, a planning application has been submitted to South Hams District Council to use buffed up shipping containers…