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"Heads warning of 'cash starved' schools"

“Heads are writing to parents warning them of deepening funding problems for schools.

Head teachers in England are keeping up the pressure on school funding, sending a letter warning about “cash-starved” schools to almost two million families. 294 more words


Oooh - Midweek Herald gets political - and on its front page!

Well, it’s a start.  But, of course, it won’t offend EDDC as it is a DCC responsibility!


SRM Planner Stickers

Welcome to the Designer Crafts Connection Blog Hop sponsored by SRM Stickers. These stickers are specifically designed to be used on planner pages but I discovered they can be more versatile. 404 more words


Sarah Randall-Johnson says we should "grow our own"

Chair of DCC’s Health and Adult Care Scrutiny Committee, Sarah Randall-Johnson, appears to think that one solution to the current care crisis is to encourage schools to promote careers in the health service: 328 more words

Austerity Cuts

DCC Scrutiny Committee "frustrating" for Seaton and Honiton community hospitals says Seaton DCC councillor

Posted by Martin Shaw, DCC Independent East Devon Alliance councillor for Seaton:

“The Health Scrutiny Committee meeting at County Hall yesterday was incredibly frustrating for the 60 or so supporters of Seaton, Honiton and Okehampton hospitals who attended. 285 more words


Can officers and councillors work together? Owl, donkey, fox or sheep?

“… Because the goals of officers and members are often incompatible, organisational conflict is inevitable and inherent, but it’s also important to remember it’s not, of itself neither “good” nor “bad”. 444 more words


DCC community hospitals stitch up - part 2

“Councillors have delayed a decision to refer “Orwellian” plans to close hospital beds across Devon to the Health Secretary after a bad-tempered meeting at County Hall. 558 more words