Lycra, middle to old age from my experience of these white van driver's on their day off.
As I reached the junction of East Cliff Road today, a gaggle of about 10 "Lycrists" pedalled past on the road coming from the town. Heading towards Exeter, the road works lights were against us at which point the lycrists dispersed - two crossing the path of the oncoming traffic to the "cycle path" and the remainder launching onto the pavement on the opposite side. I didn't see them again until ...
Based on the lack of activity by the councils in the last year we ought to be getting a reduction for this year and a rebate for last years pathetic efforts. Oh I forgot they need the extra to top up their salary increases and pensions....silly me. In a fair and just society run by councils and a democratically elected government in a far, far distant Galaxy you would see costs going down, ...
And if no one gives the councillors some stick, they will think they have done everything as it should be.
Funny how no one has mentioned this years council tax bill rip off, seems TDC have gone for around a 6% hike for Dawlish which already pays the higest tax in Tegnbridge, and for what. Reduced services in all aspects from policing to public toilets. Locally pay rises if any have averaged at around 1% and bank interest savings rates are around nill %. So where do the incompetent overpaid council ...
Diana Mond. Answer to 1. = Nothing that I can see. Answer to 2. Not sure, except it was aimed at the Transport department of that council. Word has it, Torbay Borough Council ( A unitary authority) is also in a spot of bother finacialy. They were/are trying to get DCC to take them back. Little chance of that happening as DCC will not take on the debt.
Oh I see you edited your earlier post. So my point 2 is now irrelevant, as your question was rhetorical. How about answering the other two points? In plain English rather than your usual riddles please.
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@Diana Mond i am not here to tell you how to do things. it has been on the news several times today. and it would apper that this not so mysterious council were given 10m for health purposes, but decided to use the money for other things. it looks like they will have to return the money which will make that councils financial situation even worse.watch the news! you may learn something.