Maybe it should have been at a more accessible location? Such as Warren Farm? Burneside is the only person I’ve come across who appears to disagree with the concept of SANGS. Hopefully when we leave the EU, the UK government will Introduce similar environmental legislation for the benefit of future generations. Future generations...
A quarter of a million pounds to turn a farmer's field into a dog walking area that, for most people in Dawlish, can only be reached by car. What a great idea. Thanks EU.
It exists courtesy of environmental legislation originating from the EU.
The natural countryside park is right next door to the 1,700 new homes being built to the north of the town, and councillors have called it ‘the best thing to happen to Dawlish in a long time’. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/new-park-dawlish-one-best-1926798
You can bet your bottom dollar anything they may do. Will be to spend even less money on essential maintenance for which the ratepayer pays through the nose for......in my opinion.
I asked Devon County Council what Brexit impact assessments it has made thus far and from the assessments what, if any, contingency plans. This is part of the answer which I received today. "To date, DCC has not conducted “impact assessments” as such as the form that Brexit will take has been very uncertain, so judging any impacts is currently very difficult. However, DCC is monitoring ...
see article back page of this week's Dawlish Post. (plus adjacent article concerning food and Brexit)
I wonder if these trains will be as popular as the HST, and still be a workhorse of the railways in 40 years time? Someone I know who uses them on the Bristol route is far from impressed with these new trains. I guess we'll soon find out.
The first of the new Intercity Express Trains specifically built for Devon and Cornwall services is expected into service in the near future and a select group is being givemn a sneak preview on Friday morning. The Intercity Express Train harnesses Hitachi’s pioneering bullet train technology, designed to withstand the region's variable weather conditions - including routes along the Dawlish ...