Public meeting on Neighbourhood Plan

PUBLISHED: 11:00 19 September 2016 | UPDATED: 10:51 22 September 2016

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Honiton Senior Voice is holding an open meeting with council representatives on the town’s Neighbourhood Plan this month.

The organisation has called on the planning group to explain and answer questions on the plan - and are now encouraging members to put forward ideas.

Voice spokesman Tony Simpson said that, important as the town’s commercial heart is, the debate on the future of Honiton needs to be opened up to take account of 21st century needs.

He added: “Fifty years ago, the A30 bypass was supposed to solve traffic problems.

“This is still a major concern for our members along with the need for safer pedestrian areas, more seating and garden areas and better provision for public transport, cycle and disabled access. The whole town centre environment needs a revamp and our members are keen to be engaged with the Neighbourhood Plan.”

Former town councillor Les Bayliss will address the meeting on Thursday, September 22, at Honiton Methodist Hall, from 2pm. Doors open at 1.30pm for refreshments.

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