Jackie Hook

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

Closure for Resurfacing of East Street

by Jackie Hook on 1 February, 2019

Good news and bad news. Beginning on 11th February DCC will be resurfacing East Street, close to the back of Austins and the Police Station, access will be maintained for the Police. The work will be carried over 3 nights under a road closure, a signed diversion will be in place. As always there’s a […]

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Advance Notice Ringslade Rd Closure

by Jackie Hook on 1 February, 2019

Advance notice that between March – July 2019, Ringslade Rd, will be closed, for enabling works that are required to be carried out in advance of the main phase 1 A382 widening scheme. The extents of the works stretch approximately 150m south from the A382 along Ringslade Road which includes widening the carriageway providing verges, […]

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No 88 Bus Service Improvements to Reliability Planned

by Jackie Hook on 17 January, 2019

I have received some good news regarding the No 88 Bus Service from Devon County Council. Money from the new housing developments ie. developers, is to be used to improve operational changes to the service which should ease the timekeeping pressures which have undermined reliability. The changes should deliver better reliability. As soon as I’m […]

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NA6 Bradley Barton Planning Application

by Jackie Hook on 8 January, 2019

I have asked the Planning Officer the following questions and will let you have the answers when I receive them. – when is this application likely to come to Planning Committee? I was very disappointed that the site visit was held outside of school collection or drop off times, and feel members have not experienced […]

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Bradley NA6 Planning Application and site visit

by Jackie Hook on 28 November, 2018

Planners continue to consider the detail of the planning application at NA6, a site allocated in the Local Plan for 70 homes.  The application by Persimmons is actually for 100 houses!! You can view the application at https://www.teignbridge.gov.uk/planning/forms/planning-application-details/?Type=Application&Refval=18/00012/MAJ  The application number is 18/00012/MAJ A site visit for Cllrs (Planning Committee members) to see the site has […]

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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 Jackie Hook 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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Sign Up to New Police Community Messaging Service

by Jackie Hook 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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