February 12, 2019

Today was a day of muted celebration as an undemocratic and half-baked attempt to rush through Outline Planning Permission was defeated 13-0 in the Council Chamber.

The overwhelming result came after a number of surprises. First, Councillor Phil Bullivant admitted that...

February 5, 2019

Teignbridge District Council has abandoned all pretence of serving democracy by putting Outline Planning Permission for NA3 on its meeting agenda at the last minute.

Planning Permission - the last major obstacle to pouring concrete all over our hills - will now be voted...

January 18, 2019

Fnarr! But seriously: Town planning bullies PCL Planning have removed all mention of their staff from the corporate website, despite taking a lot of trouble to have them all moodily photographed last year. Checks on cached pages suggest it was done sometime in the past...

January 15, 2019

Today I, Reckless Rat of the Newton Says No Revolutionary Council, went to the Council Meeting. Not to support one point or the other, because it makes no difference whether the Council adopts the DPD Plan, or one appalling plan over another. It’s all a pile of crap.


January 14, 2019

Over the last two years our friends have been responsible for some entertaining and occasionally horrifying posters (see here). They have adorned lampposts, walls, bushes and police evidence lockers. Most people like them but occasionally someone will send us an email...

December 22, 2018

The Newton Abbot Christmas Market on December 19 was enlivened by the Newton Says No Stall, where campaigners were handing out leaflets, talking to the public, showing them the much-viewed YouTube protest film and giving them a belated chance to see the sold-out fundra...

December 22, 2018

The Dame Hannah Rogers Trust, the charity that runs Hannah's at Seale-Hayne, has announced that it no longer has the funds to support the institute at Newton Abbot, which enriches the lives of more than 800 people with disabilities and their families, through employmen...

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It's Official: These Houses Are Not For Locals

October 14, 2018

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