27 days to local elections – today’s picture


(photo: Camping and Caravan Club)

This is Ladram Bay Holiday Park – owned by the high-profile Carter family who also own Greendale Business Park (more on that in a later post).

The photograph was taken in 2015 since which it has grown more. Residents of Otterton are tearing their hair out at the heavy vehicle traffic using its roads to move large caravans and mobile homes on and off the site. DCC independent councillor Claire Wright has tried to help but one EDDC Tory councillor (Tom Wright) nearly sabotaged her latest attempt:

https://eastdevonwatch.org/2019/02/12/one-tory-councillor-nearly-sabotaged-a-highways-safety-project-in-otterton/

and planning policies for the destination are in tatters:

https://eastdevonwatch.org/2018/09/08/unrest-in-otterton-planning-policies-in-shambles/