Browsing: Newton Poppleford

Newton Poppleford looks set to lose out on a long-promised new doctor’s surgery – because homes are poised to be built on the land instead. Approval of proposals for two dwellings off King Alfred Way will end hopes of a health hub which villagers have been waiting five years for. A government planning inspector will decide on the bid after applicant Clinton Devon Estates (CDE) lodged an appeal over delays in determining its fate locally. It is clearly understandable why the local community at Newton Poppleford are angry at the change in position of the applicant; from promising the provision…