Houses and Carters

Just in case you are confused about Houses and Carters (as some people appear to be), Hugo Swire puts you right in this 2016 post from his website. The Carter family, of course, also own Greendale Business Park and other businesses – farming, fishing, haulage, pub, marina, housing developer …

https://www.eastdevonconservatives.org/news/seaside-parks-ps10m-splash-wins-mps-backing

https://www.cartergroup.co.uk/about-us

https://www.greendalegroup.com/all-companies

Nominate ‘Say No to Sidford Fields Industrial Park” campaign for award says lical

Letter in Sidmouth Herald:

“Sir/Madam,

In light of the recent call for recommendations for the welcome, annual Acland Awards (for those conserving/enhancing our local Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or AONB) – can I make a recommendation?

Someone please put forward the Say No to the Sidford Fields Industrial Park Campaign since they are doing more than anyone I know to protect East Devon AONB (I put them forward last year).

Their earnest activities to save this crucial part of Sidvale from unnecessary ruination is, in my opinion, exactly what Brigadier Acland had in mind during the process of setting up our precious and it seems, eternally threatened AONB. And they need all the encouragement they can get.

Peter Naysmith, Sidmouth”

The blog comment cleared up

Thanks to the blog commentator who got back to me. It was, indeed, private.

The confusion arose because the sender did it as a blog comment and not as a direct private email to Owl.

For future reference to all – comments to the blog are assumed to be for publication. If a message is not intended for blog publication, please contact Owl direct on:

eastdevonwatch@gmail.com

stating clearly ‘not for publication’. Your wishes will be respected.

Breaking news on untaxed and un-MOT’d car with Tory placards in Woodbury

You will all be pleased to know that the car without an MOT and without Tax and insurance which displayed a Tory candidates’ placard that had been parked near the polling station has been driven way from Woodbury Salterton.

However the driving of a car without Tax and Insurance is against the law.

Let’s hope our Tory Police commissioner who recently canvassed with the 2 Tory Candidates whose posters were displayed on the car will be able find out who drove the car!

The Woodbury power plant – a nice little earner …

Comment re eived:

“The owner of the site is, indeed, Zoe Carter as it is part of Woodbury Business Park.

Using the figures from the National Grid Demand Side Flexibility Annual Report 2018, the average Utilisation Cost for this type of facility was £76/MW/hr. Even if this 40MW plant ‘only’ runs for the 1500 hours put forward in the Plutus Energy Planning Statement this could amount to a not inconsiderable £4.46 million a year from the 1.7 acre site – better than storing caravans or rearing cattle.

Its a pity none of the money goes to the actual residents of Woodbury, or the wider community, who have to live with the noise and pollution.”

To the reader who has just commented on untaxed cars with Tory poster on them …

Would the person who recently sent a comment (presumably for publication) which appears to be supportive of Tories parking untaxed and un-MOT’d cars near polling stations (or at least not in favour of Owl drawing attention to it, hard to say the comment does not make it clear) in Woodbury and Lympstone please resend it without the rider that says:

“CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This email is confidential and may also be privileged. If you are not the intended recipient please notify the sender IMMEDIATELY. You should not copy the email or use it for any purpose or disclose its contents to any other person. GENERAL STATEMENT: Any statements made or intentions expressed in this communication may not necessarily reflect the views of [cannot print name]. Be advised that no content herein may be held upon [cannot print name] unless confirmed by issuance of a formal contractual document.”

after which Owl will be happy to print it (unless you want Owl to enter a formal contract before printing – it will do no such thing).

Given the rider, Owl is really not sure it IS the intended recipient and would like to be 100% sure the sender wants it printing. It may be just a private message to Owl. Or maybe meant for someone else, in which case it will be trashed.