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Flooding in Totnes

Flooding in TotnesThe Environment Agency have announced a new initiative to reduce the risk of flooding in Totnes. Since the original flood defences were built in the 1980s there have been at least two separate occasions where some properties in Totnes have come close to flooding.For anyone concerned or affected by flooding there is going to be a public drop-in session in Totnes High Street at the Civic Hall on Saturday 16th April between 11:00am and 19:00pm

It's time for a bold and brave strategy on childhood obesity

Local MP, Dr Sarah Wolalston, has recently written an article for Politicshome on childhood obesity.A third of children are now moving on to secondary education obese or overweight. Independent data also highlights the stark and widening health inequality associated with obesity. A quarter of children from the most disadvantaged families are leaving primary school obese, more than twice the rate for children from the most advantaged families.

Happy New Year

 Happy New Year 2016 from Totnes Conservatives.New Year is all about promise and excitement. let us reflect on what we have achieved in the past, and resolve to make us do better in the upcoming year. 

Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner candidate 'not afraid of a challenge'

The Conservative contender for the role of Devon and Cornwall police and crime commissioner is “not afraid to take on a challenge”, as she confronts the prospect of managing a force under £54 million of cuts.Former councillor and campaign manager Alison Hernandez was selected to be the party’s official PCC candidate this weekend, with incumbent Tony Hogg stepping down in May.And with six months of campaigning ahead, she is determined to raise the profile of the role and convince the public it is worth keeping.