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Controversial plans for more than 1,000 new homes on the edge of Newton Abbot have been submitted to Teignbridge Council. The planning application, which has not yet been validated by the council, would see 1,275 houses built on green space in the Wolborough Barton area of Newton Abbot.In addition to the homes planned, the application includes outline plans for a new primary school, up to 3,500 sq. m of employment floorspace, two care homes, community facilities, a local centre, open…
06.19 / 22:02
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Work on recharging the beach in Dawlish Warren as part of a £14million engineering project is a step closer to completion. The scheme is aimed at reducing the risk of flooding to over 2,900 properties around the River Exe and is predicted to bring economic benefits of £158milllion. It involves increasing sand levels at the beach to protect defences through sand replenishment, replacing and refurbishing timber groynes and putting what looks like a giant sandbag into the…
06.19 / 22:02
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East Devon District Council has approved allocating funding towards improving facilities for fishermen operating from Axmouth Harbour. The council's cabinet committee last week approved contributing £17,000 towards the project towards the viability of the operation and to ensure continued income to the council for fishing at Axmouth. The £17,000 is dependent on a successful bid for £70,000 funding from European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and a further £8,000 from…
06.19 / 22:02
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NEIL PARISH IS THE CONSERVATIVE MP FOR TIVERTON AND HONITON AND HAS BEEN SINCE 2010 It's a great privilege to be re-elected as the MP for Tiverton and Honiton and I will work hard every single day to repay your trust in me. Nationally, it was not the result that the Prime Minister or the Conservative Party wanted. It was a strange campaign and if I was writing a school report, I would say we 'could have done better'. That would probably be an understatement. Politics can be…
06.19 / 22:02
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Residents of an East Devon village have been left outraged after the council has failed to tackle the problem of overflowing dog mess.Dog walkers in Broadclyst have reported that three dog bins in the village have not been emptied for the last three weeks and that the council is failing to listen to their complaints. Judith Ferrier, a dog walker who lives in Broadclyst, said: "Some of the dog bins have not been collected for a while now, and one of the bins, the one nearest the…
06.19 / 22:02
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UK officials insisted Border issues ‘right at the top of priorities’ for Brexit tal…
06.19 / 20:32
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Varadkar not likely to consider those elected in 2016 when appointing Ministers of…
06.19 / 19:59
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New Minister for Foreign Affairs at Stormont for talks aimed at restoring Northern Executive and…
06.19 / 19:07
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Leo Varadkar will not consider those first elected in 2016 when appointing new Ministers of State on…
06.19 / 18:51
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Taoiseach expressed concerns to UK prime minister about possible impact of any…
06.19 / 17:54
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More time spent on Ireland in Monday’s talks than any other subject - David D…
06.19 / 17:34
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Reaction Mon 19 Jun, AT 17:00 Twitter reacts as Brexit talks begin Humour, horror and a 'hidden message' in EU gift to Brexit…
06.19 / 16:11
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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said border should be ‘invisible’ at Downing Street mee…
06.19 / 15:36
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Minister for Foreign Affairs makes his first visit to Stormont for talks on restoring…
06.19 / 13:59
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Varadkar guest at Patrick Geoghegan’s wedding last y…
06.19 / 13:27
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Brexit Mon 19 Jun, AT 13:42 Brexit 'divorce' bill: What do we really owe Brussels? Critics argue the UK has already paid its share to the EU, but leaving the bloc isn't as simple as just walking…
06.19 / 13:15
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Varadkar guest at Patrick Geoghegan’s wedding last y…
06.19 / 11:28
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austerity Mon 19 Jun, AT 10:51 Chancellor hints at move away from austerity Philip Hammond says he understands people are 'weary of the long slog' - but does not rule out tax…
06.19 / 10:45
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Brexit Mon 19 Jun, AT 09:25 Brexit talks: What will happen as negotiations begin? EU ministers appear to be united behind Michel Barnier, but the UK's negotiating position is less…
06.19 / 09:23
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One-Minute Read Mon 19 Jun, AT 09:10 French election: Emmanuel Macron wins parliamentary majority La Republique en Marche victorious despite record low voter…
06.19 / 08:29
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