Profiles

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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A call for help on the Greek Islands

We’re raising money to buy fishing kits for refugee families on some of the Greek islands most effected by the crisis. We fly out there on the 27th February to distribute fishing rods, lines, hooks and all the kit needed, to refugee parents struggling to feed malnourished children in the ...
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‘Pints for Votes’ rocks Dartington village.

With election pundits arguing that young voters could play a pivotal role in this election, a Dartingon-based brewery is doing its bit to support and mobilise young voters on election day. New Lion Brewery, which recently became one of the UK's only 100% community-owned breweries, is offering a free pint ...
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