Landslide ‘no’ vote in town poll

PUBLISHED: 10:43 25 June 2010

Town poll under way in Honiton.

Town poll under way in Honiton.


But the turnout at polling stations in Honiton yesterday was low.

SEVENTY-two per cent of those who voted in yesterday’s town poll in Honiton said ‘no’ to town council plans to procede with a £1.75 million community centre project.

More than 900 people voted - 662 against and 257 for. Two ballot papers were spoiled.

The turnout represented just 10.35 per cent of those on the electoral roll.

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