EDA Area Report – Sid Valley – October/November 2013

23 Oct Full Council meeting:

  • R Thurlow asked for a public apology from Chairman re charges made in Diviani email – told he’d receive a written reply
  • M Temple asked why EDDC was destroying heritage blg, community asset with gardens being spoilt – received no reply
  • B Sangster asked about effect of £4.8 million loan for relocation – no reply. Later some Cllrs claimed they knew nothing about the possible loan which is in Cohen’s July report to cabinet.
  • Cllr Twiss makes clear that jobs lost from Knowle will be found in Sid valley

30 Oct Full Council meeting:

EDA and SOS members staged a protest outside Knowle at a secret meeting to brief Cllrs about relocation, public not admitted because of “commercially sensitive” info.