Barnstaple’s Local Champion

by David Chalmers on 3 May, 2017

It has been my privilege these past two years to represent my home village of Bickington on Fremington Parish Council. Through these difficult and challenging times for our community I have chaired the Finance and Personnel Committee. In that role I have always endeavoured to act in the best interest of the local community, and […]

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Election Address Video

by David Chalmers on 28 April, 2017

My election address video is out where I explain my main reasons for standing for election and what I would aim to achieve as one of Barnstaple’s County Councillors. Please like and share using the social links bellow. If you want to help me by donating to the campaign (useful even in this last week), […]

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Introducing David Chalmers Video

by David Chalmers on 27 April, 2017

We have put together a short fun video to explain why I am standing for Barnstaple South in the County Council elections on May 4th and why we all need to stand up to the Tories at Devon County Council. Please like and share using the social links bellow. If you want to help me […]

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Marching to Save our NHS

by David Chalmers on 6 April, 2017

Last weekend I joined hundreds of people as we marched from Pilton Park in Barnstaple to North Devon District Hospital to show our support for our local hospital Services.

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Flying Start Leaflets

by David Chalmers on 5 April, 2017

My Flying Start leaflets arrived and have started to be delivered already, this on the day that I learned UKIP are fielding their former Chairman Steve Crowther to run against me in Barnstaple South.

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30 Days Till Polling Day

by David Chalmers on 4 April, 2017

With a month to go until polling day on 4 May – nominations closed this afternoon – I was out canvassing all day across Barnstaple South. I went into one area that I know voted heavily to Leave and  has a  fair number of UKIP supporters and was pleasantly surprised that I only got the […]

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Tory Funding cuts to Barnstaple’s Schools

by David Chalmers on 27 March, 2017

The Tories at Devon County Council have voted through £2.2 million of further school budget cuts.

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It has been pointed out to me that the Church of England published a document in May 2014 entitled ” Valuing All God’s Children” and that if the new school serving SW Barnstaple adheres to its recommendations as below that will go a long way to allaying some of the concerns I raised earlier and […]

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Conservative lead Devon County Council recently ordered the closure of four picnic areas and their public toilets along A361 /A39 as part of their cost cutting.   Two of the lay-bys  situated within Fremington Parish near Roundswell Roundabout  are posing a sever potential health hazard. Jan’s Diner which was situated at the Rooksbridge picnic area […]

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£10K Funding for Fremington Quay

by aldc on 14 August, 2015

Four projects which aim to attract new visitors to North Devon’s coastal communities will go ahead after they were each  awarded £10,000 by the Government’s Coast Community Fund. Coastal Community Teams in Fremington Quay, Ilfracombe, Barnstaple and Lyn Valley will now each benefit from the funding  to  help kick start project designed to help the […]

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