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Friday, August 15, 2014

It was pleasing to see a good number of people turn up, candles in hand, to last night's service in The Strand marking the outbreak of World War One, 100 years ago.

Friday, August 15, 2014

While I agree with your correspondent Geoff Morris in last week's Journal that Exmouth Railway Station could be much better for travellers with buggies, luggage and of limited mobility, (Town needs a grand entrance), I cannot agree with him that the current proposals put forward by Devon County Council will help integrate the station and Exmouth Centre, even less represent a step towards the long term aim of allowing travellers a seamless transition between different modes of transport, be it train, bus, taxi, car, bicycle or walking.

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Friday, August 15, 2014

The letter from Philip Smith has finally caused me to send this letter, to try to correct the incredibly misleading comments that are constantly made in your letter pages about the petition to keep the Elizabeth Hall.

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Friday, August 15, 2014

It may be of interest to your readers to know that the Landon House Day Centre in Exmouth is to be closed and sold by Age Concern so they can concentrate on 'personal care' for old people in their own homes rather than 'social care'.

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Friday, August 15, 2014

Please, is there anyone who remembers and can confirm the beautiful bell ringing that was enjoyed when I was a child, of hymns being played before evensong in the 1950s.

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Friday, August 15, 2014

On Monday, August 4, we were asked to turn our house lights off from 10pm to 11pm and leave just one candle or lamp burning, in memory of the 9.5 million lives lost 100 years ago in The Great War of 1914.

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

I never fail to have a chuckle at your letters page and still cannot quite decide whether they are all real or if some are fictional!

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

In response to "They're parasites" (Opinion, August 1) I would suggest that Jane Bedford pay a little more attention to her Oxford Dictionary and perhaps read a little more about environmental ecology at the same time.

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

I'm writing to invite all your readers, old and young, to request copies of the 'Love the Bus Pass' petition, and help the campaign towards 100,000 pen-on-paper signatures by September (currently we're on 55,604).

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Exmouth voters should be indebted to Tim Todd for his excellent letter published in the July 31 edition of the Journal.

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Having attended the last full council meeting when Devon County Council's Lewis Ward presented his proposals for an initial phase of the proposed transport interchange, I read with dismay this week's Journal.

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Can I take this opportunity to thank those who came to my aid on July 17 when I fell off my bike near Topsham.

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Does the chairman of Transition Town Exmouth, Adrian Toole, and for that matter your reporter (Journal, July 31, pages six and 10), really know all about Exmouth when it comes to proposals for creating an integrated transport hub for Exmouth?

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Friday, August 8, 2014

While agreeing with several of the points raised by K Williams (Opinion, July 24), I cannot agree with the conclusion that the townsfolk would be better off with a supermarket right in the town centre.

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Friday, August 8, 2014

We witnessed the volunteers trying their best cleaning shopfronts and doorways and thought what a waste of time when the pavements in and around town are an absolute disgrace.

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Friday, August 8, 2014

I do hope the decision-makers at EDDC saw the article in the Sunday Times of July 27 regarding 'Tesco tax to restore wilting high streets'.

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Would you please accept this letter as formal notification with regards to the removal of the D-Day wreaths from the Phear Park memorials.

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Re your front page article of July 24 ("Rail station on track for facelift"), I was at the Devon County Council presentation to Exmouth Town Council last Monday that described their plans for phase one of an integrated transport hub for Exmouth.

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Walking along Budleigh promenade last week, I encountered two dogs off their leads.

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Who cares? Compassion is costly. Not only in money.

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Almost every week there is at least one comment about the Splash.

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Friday, August 1, 2014

I think the whole of Devon would agree that closing Davey Court is a massive mistake.

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Friday, August 1, 2014

I refer to Councillor Tim Wood's letter ("Investing in town," Opinion, July 24) in which he bemoans the inaccuracies, amongst local political opponents, in matters relating to the town's so-called 'development'.

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Over the last few years there has been some controversial decisions made by both East Devon District Council and the town council despite a large vociferous opposition from the electorate of Exmouth.

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Friday, August 1, 2014

Michael Jackaman's excellent letter ("We need a choice," Opinion, July 24) about paying for the free car park was very welcome.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

In response to David Willis's letter Seafront Sanity, (Journal, July 10) I wish to correct the total misconception he has of Exmouth Cricket Club claiming that it is 'hardly used by adults'.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

In regard to Seafront Sanity (Journal, July 10), I would suggest that the letter writer, before he makes the statements, he looks at facts.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

I was very interested to read Thomas Jones's letter in last week's Journal about the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) headed 'Stop this trade deal'.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

I walked up the seafront.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Further to the local councillor's letter recently, regarding regenerating Exmouth, how many people voted for him, and indeed how many Exmouth people voted at all?

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Hooray for Joy Robinson's letter ("We don't all drive," Opinion, July 3) regarding the proposed supermarket in Exmouth.

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Oh, how lovely to see the grass cut properly and the cuttings removed on the East Budleigh approach to Budleigh Salterton.

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Friday, July 11, 2014

There are of course opposing views on the developments that have taken place along the seafront.

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Friday, July 11, 2014

In your June 26 edition, you ran an article featuring opposition to a proposed windfarm nine miles offshore from Swanage; opponents do not like the fact that they will be able to see the turbines from the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Re: "Give us seafront traders a look-in," Journal, June 26, page three.

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Friday, July 11, 2014

I am totally flabbergasted by "Free parking could be cut" and "Traffic wardens 'to patrol from dawn till dusk' " (Journal, June 26, page four).

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Friday, July 11, 2014

I read in last week's Journal that Vodafone is moving into the empty Go Outdoors (previously Stead & Simpson) shop on the parade.

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Friday, July 11, 2014

I am writing to voice concerns over two issues.

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Regarding the D-Day parade and service at Phear Park, Exmouth, on June 8, may I through your well-read pages thank the many people who made our 70th anniversary service so successful?

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Friday, July 4, 2014

As a regular visitor to Exmouth for the past 20 years I was astonished to read in your paper that East Devon District Council may be about to revive its plan for a superstore in your lovely resort.

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Friday, July 4, 2014

From your article of June 19 on the plans for the seafront redevelopment, it is fairly clear that EDDC has simply granted outline planning permission in the hope that someone will want to build those facilities.

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Following the food scandals of recent years, people are becoming much more aware of what goes into our food.

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Conservative councillor Tim Wood stated in last week's Journal that he was surprised and disappointed with the "negativity" regarding the redevelopment of Queen's Drive ("Why so negative?", Opinion, June 26).

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Councillor Tim Wood asks "Why so negative?" in his letter of June 26. Perhaps I can enlighten him, since he is a member of a Tory group which stumbles around in the dark about how to "redevelop" our town.

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Following an approach by the South West Ambulance Service Trust to the Budleigh Salterton Probus Club, and thanks to the generosity of the Norman Family Charitable Trust and the David Gibbons Foundation, a defibrillator is now available to members of the four Probus clubs and the Football Club at Greenway Lane.

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Friday, July 4, 2014

My wife and I have taken our recycling responsibilities seriously over the past few years. We make full use of the relevant bins at home and we separate and recycle what we can at the Knowle recycling centre, almost every weekend - which costs us time, effort and money (petrol/car costs).

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Friday, July 4, 2014

With reference Jocelyn Knight's letter in last week's Exmouth Journal in favour of yet another supermarket out of town.

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Friday, June 27, 2014

On June 21, 2013, Davey Court care home opened its doors to our public for a tea party. Residents were decorating cakes, with music and dancing, all organised as part of the national open day.

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Friday, June 27, 2014

I wish to draw your attention to some discrepancies in the article "Bid to draw a line under wreath row" (Journal, June 19, page nine).

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Friday, June 27, 2014

As chair of the Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group, I wanted to invite you to get involved in shaping the future of healthcare in your 
community.

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