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FETE 2018
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created by Creative Whitestone and funded by Whitestone Parish Council for the benefit of all. This website is intended to give an insight into day-to-day Whitestone, a little of its history up to the present day and some of the other interests and businesses that are to be found here. 


Inspection has revealed the road markings in this area need to be renewed in order to keep the road in good condition for motorists. By doing the work now we will avoid the need for unplanned disruptive closures and the holiday season.

Date: 20 - 22 February 2018
Hours of work: overnight 7pm to 6am
Traffic management and diversion route:
20 – 21 February 2018 – Fingle Glen to Alphington Interchange, eastbound – traffic will be diverted off the A30 at Fingle Glen, to Tedburn Road and Ide Lane to rejoin the A30 at Alphington interchange
22 February 2018 – Alphington Interchange to Fingle Glen, westbound – traffic will be diverted off the A30 at Alphington Interchange, to Ide Lane and Tedburn Road to rejoin the A30 at Fingle Glen


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From Friday 9 February until 12pm on Friday 23 March 2018 we will consult on a draft Solar PV Development Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for Teignbridge. The document will help to provide detail advice on how to assess landscape impacts of solar PV development. In its final form it will be adopted as a Supplementary Planning Document.

You can see the draft Solar PV Development SPD and its supporting documents as follows:
• Online at www.teignbridge.gov.uk/solarpv
• At the council’s Forde House offices, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot during office hours Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm
• At public libraries in Newton Abbot, Dawlish, Teignmouth, Kingsteignton, Kingskerswell and Bovey Tracey.

Please let us have your comments by completing the online survey at www.teignbridge.gov.uk/liveconsultations - this is the easiest and fastest way for you to respond.
You can also comment by e-mail at DesignandHeritage@Teignbridge.gov.uk but please make sure you include:
• Which part of the draft Solar PV Development SPD and/or supporting documents you are interested in
• What changes to the document(s) you want to see

Letters can also be submitted, or you can request a printed response form from us.
Send your written responses to: Planning Consultations, Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX

Nick Davies
Business Manager - Strategic Place
01626 215735

Save time and do it online www.teignbridge.gov.uk


A sweltering, fun day was held by all at the fete on Saturday 1st July. The children pantomime dancers attracted a very large audience and were enjoyed by all. Between dances, Jess Mingo’s fantastic songs and guitar kept everyone entertained. If you weren’t there, you missed the delightful human fruit machine with the other delights of skittles, raffle, slow bicycle race, tombola, games, wine or water stall, plant stall, five hired stalls, children’s races and an egg throwing competition

A bar, barbeque, cream teas and ice creams provided the refreshment required.

A total of £573.00 was raised to be shared equally between Alzheimers and Whitestone Parish Pals. Well done to everyone involved in organising, setting up and attending the fete.

The evening Fun Quiz was also a great success with entertaining questions from our quizmaster, Jane Richards. Fete 2017 Fete 2017

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It is still possible to report any pothole you come across on a Devon Road. Just click on the arrow to be redirected to the Devon County Council page and fill in the details.
Devon County Council has almost tripled its number of pothole repair teams in response to the storm damage to roads across the county.

Over the winter storm period, since 23 December, the County Council has recorded more than 1,300 reports of fallen trees and branches on Devon’s roads, more than 150 embankment slips, and more than 4,000 flooding incidents across the county.

Around 11,500 potholes have also been reported by the public or found by highway inspectors so far in 2014. In response, the number of teams dealing with pothole safety defect repairs has increased from 13 to 34, with an extra 52 staff tackling the problem. The approximate additional cost of the work is around £65,000 a week.

The clear-up of the storm damage is estimated to cost around £3 million to the end of the financial year, but the County Council is yet to finalise a figure for the damage caused by the storms as the road network and structures are still being assessed.


Some photos:
FETE 2017
Fete 2017

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