A35: 'No action'

PUBLISHED: 00:30 11 June 2008 | UPDATED: 21:54 15 June 2010

AS calls for an eastern by-pass in Honiton look set to go to the executive board of Devon County Council and senior figures in the Conservative Party are lobbied for support, town councillors have had enough of waiting.

AS calls for an eastern by-pass in Honiton look set to go to the executive board of Devon County Council and senior figures in the Conservative Party are lobbied for support, town councillors have had enough of waiting."It doesn't matter who we talk to, there's no action," said former mayor Councillor Vernon Whitlock.Addressing Honiton Town Council on Monday, he suggested: "It's about time the people of Honiton camped outside their offices and got some action."He was speaking after it was revealed lorries carrying building materials for Cranbrook are likely to travel along the A35 from Poole and Purbeck.After initial speculation, county councillor Roger Boote said it was becoming clear pre-fabricated building materials would be transported along the route.Councillor Peter Halse said the matter needed to be raised at the "highest level". "I am seeking an audience with the Conservatives' transport spokesman," he revealed.


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