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Increased flood risk: SVA calls for Environment Agency rethink on the Sidford planning application.

The Sid Vale Association’s challenge to the Environment Agency is highlighted in the Sidmouth Herald front page headlines (24 June 2016):

Whatever the outcome, the EA’s own predictions (revised in 2016) show a rapidly rising problem of increasing flood risk which will not go away.


Sidford Employment site result of “heroic calculation” on a “speculative basis” , SOS Chair tells Radio Devon

BBC’s Simon Bates’ interview with Richard Thurlow last Friday (3rd June), can be heard on the Radio Devon website. .
Go to Simon Bates o3/o6/2016, from 00.45-01.02, and 49.50 to 57.14.
The interview was followed up by a phone-in from Independent East Devon Alliance (IEDA) Cllr Marianne Rixson, EDDC Ward Member for Sidmouth-Sidford since May 2015. You can listen to what she said, from 01.41.05 to 01.47.25 in the recording.
Simon Bates suggests he wants to pursue the Sidford business park planning application issues, on his breakfast show broadcast next Monday, 6th June. If you’d like to phone in then yourself, the number is 0345 301 1034 .*

(*06.06.2016. Please note, Radio Devon further discussion postponed. We’ll keep you informed)


And don’t forget there are just a few days’ left to comment to EDDC .DEADLINE is 8th June.

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Radio Devon breakfast show interview tomorrow with SOS Chair, about Planning Application for Sidford business park.

Richard Thurlow will be interviewed by Radio Devon’s Simon Bates, at 7.20 a.m. on Friday 3rd June. To phone in comments, tel. 0345 301 1034

Here’s a reminder of some of the issues: