Jackie Hook (was Brodie)

Liberal Democrat County Councillor Newton Abbot North, District Councillor Bushell Ward Learn more

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The landowner at Western House is appealing against the refusal decision made by Teignbridge District Council for 32 houses on land they own at Howton Road. I spoke against the approval of this application on both the occasions it came to Planning Committee at Teignbridge and thankfully convinced a majority of Councillors to vote against it. My grounds […]

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Road Works in and around Newton Abbot

by jackiebrodie on 7 November, 2018

Many including myself are currently being inconvenienced by a number of road works around Newton Abbot. Whilst all are necessary works, it is being informed which is the key, enabling us to allow extra time or find another route. The works on Exeter Road near the Vauxhall Garage, are to install a new gas main. […]

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Advance notice that part of Queen St and Courtenay Street will be closed to traffic from lunch time on both the 12th and 19th of December to host the very popular Christmas Fayres. Also the lantern parade will be using part of Queen Street on the evening of Dec 12th.

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BBC one sided story on CPRE housing figures

by jackiebrodie on 14 October, 2018

This week a Devon CPRE report on housing featured in newspapers , online and on Spotlight, maybe elsewhere as well. I haven’t seen the report , but some key “findings” from it have been reported. I was phoned on Monday by a BBC reporter looking for my comment. At that point I didn’t know which […]

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Sign Up to New Police Community Messaging Service

by jackiebrodie on 20 September, 2018

Devon and Cornwall Alert is a free community messaging system to inform members of the public about crimes and incidents affecting their local area. Recorded messages are sent by telephone, email or text message to individuals or groups/businesses. It is a two-way messaging system which helps us to connect with our communities; it tells people […]

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A number of residents have been in contact with me about reliability issues with the new 88 and 88a bus service. I have had a response from Stagecoach (see below). They initially have been blaming current road works in both Torquay Rd and Ashburton Rd. I informed them that neither of those sets of road […]

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Cricketfield Rd Closed For Patching Works

by jackiebrodie on 6 September, 2018

Part of Cricketfield Road is due to be closed for patching works. The closed section will be between the junction with Elm Rd and the junction with Marsh Rd, the diversion will be around Elm Rd itself. The closure will only be between the hours of 7pm and 7am, starting 7pm Sept 25th, and finishing […]

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New Address and Phone Number

by jackiebrodie on 21 August, 2018

Apologies to anyone that has been trying to get hold of me via our old landline number. We have recently moved house and were hoping to keep our mainline number. Unfortunately this has proved too difficult for BT and Virgin to manage. I’m not sure where the blame lies, but one or other of them […]

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This morning local Lib Dem Cllrs and residents of Halcyon Rd and Kingsteignton Rd worked up a sweat tackling the appalling state of the over grown pavement and crossing points in the street. Cllrs Rob Hayes, Mike Joyce, Richard Jenks and myself , plus Sue, Colin and Sarah, who live locally did our best in […]

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Exeter Road Dangerous Pinch Point to be Improved

by jackiebrodie on 24 June, 2018

Great news. One of the most inadequate and dangerous stretches of A road in the town is due to be improved. With houses imminent on the Whitehill site, I am pleased to be able to report that options to improve Exeter Rd at the infamous pinch point between the Vauxhall garage and the roundabout at the top of […]

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