‘Outsiders’ blasted at public meeting

Honitonian says town lacks a sense of community.

Where is the ‘community’ in Honiton?

That was the question posed by carnival committee member and Honitonian Mike Tucker at a public meeting in the town.

He was addressing the meeting, called by six electors, before a vote was taken on whether or not a second town poll should be held over plans for a �2million community centre.

Mr Tucker pointed out not a single member of the public attended the carnival’s recent annual meeting.


You may also want to watch:


Referring to the community centre, he said: “You haven’t got any support.

“There will be bits of this and bits of that in it and then people will drift away.

Most Read

“There is no community in Honiton - it’s all outsiders coming in.”

Don’t miss tomorrow’s Midweek Herald for extensive coverage of the meeting.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus