Community centre land - decision deferred

No decision until discussions with Honiton Town Council have taken place.

EAST Devon District Council’s powerful executive board has decided not to make a final recommendation over land for the proposed Honiton Community Centre complex until talks with the town council have taken place.

Those talks are scheduled for later this month.

The �1.95 million project was thrown into doubt when the executive board decided at a previous meeting to withdraw an offer of land for the building - the long stay car park behind Lace Walk.

That decision was called in by Councillor Marion Olive, who is chairman of Honiton Community Centre Association.


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When the matter was debated by East Devon District Council’s overview and scrutiny committee last month, the executive board was urged to reconsider and to resume a partnership with the town council.

Full story in next week’s Midweek Herald.

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