Profiles

Introducing the Postal Poetry Library!

The basic idea is simple and does what is says on the tin: lends books of poetry via the post, for FREE, including the provision of a stamped self-addressed envelope for the borrower to return the book(s) within a month. Readers can either choose a specific title from the list, ...
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Local Activist and Councillor David Mathews hopeful of MIU reopening…

28th December 2020 ...but vows to keep up pressure on efforts to fight healthcare centralisation in local authorities. The strained situation surrounding the reopening of the Minor Injuries Unit in  Totnes community hospital seems to be coming towards a potentially  promising resolution. Local Councillor and activist David Mathews, who is ...
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A view on SHDC abandoning democracy.

 28 April 2020 The decision made at an online meeting of the Full Council on 23 April 2020 to disallow questions and motions at Council meetings and to suspend meetings of Overview and Scrutiny on the pretext that the Executive is not meeting, effectively snuffed out democracy. I voted against ...
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A call for re-instatement of democracy at SHDC

 25th April 2020 Call for re-instatement of democracy after South Hams District Council closes down scrutiny and active involvement of Councillors Tucked away in the depths of Local Government papers, protocols and meetings, South Hams District Council held an extraordinary meeting on Thursday (23.4.20) where a protocol, ostensibly following new ...
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Finding Your Tribe as an Entrepreneur

   10th March 2020 The trend for female-centric coworking spaces that has been sweeping across the USA and Europe has now landed in Totnes. The Tribe, which opened its doors in January, is a small shared office space in Castle Street aimed at creative female entrepreneurs. Founded by interior design ...
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