Month: April 2020

  • A burning issue for Dartmoor

    A burning issue for Dartmoor

    I learned a new word recently, swaling, which is the West Country term for controlled burning of moorland. It comes up in the Dartmoor National Park Management Plan 2020-2045, and in ACT’s response to the consultation on the Plan. Swaling only gets two mentions in the Plan. The first notes that the Moorland Vision for…

  • Coronavirus crisis: what comes next?

    Coronavirus crisis: what comes next?

    The coronavirus crisis has demonstrated our vulnerability but has also revealed our care, compassion and community spirit. The links we forge now in our communities will stand us in good stead for the work of pushing forward with climate action. It is essential to keep the climate emergency on the agenda. Of course, resources and…

  • Teignbridge Wildlife Watchers on Facebook

    Teignbridge Wildlife Watchers on Facebook

    A message to all ACT members with an interest in Wildlife. To help wildlife, find new friends, keep people in touch and encourage them to share the wildlife they see on their daily walk, we’ve just started a Teignbridge Wildlife Watchers Facebook Page.

  • Decarbonising Transport setting the Challenge

    DfT has launched Decarbonising Transport setting the Challenge. This recognises that current and planned policies will not result in net zero by 2050. This consultation plans to produce a Transport Decarbonisation Plan within 7 months.

  • Teignbridge District Council Local Plan Review

    On 23rd March Teignbridge District Council announced the Local Plan 2020-2040 Review. The review survey runs until 15th June 2020, and ACT will be publishing a response towards the end of April.

  • Transport Documents Updated

    Transport related documents have been updated to reflect comments received. These are the Parish Pack, Transport Policy and the TECs Electric Vehicles review.