Futures Forum: Is the economy picking up in Sidmouth?
... it is possible that the economy is bouncing back in East Devon - but in the vital tourism trade - and not in the business of 'pouring concrete' everywhere:
Ed Vaizey attacks fellow minister Nick Boles on planning reform | Mail Online
Minister friend of Cameron attacks Boles (but only in words!) | East Devon Alliance
West Country benefits from “staycations”
But you need a dynamic and vibrant tourism sector to take advantage of it. Let us not forget that jobs are not all in sheds, the countryside is an economic asset and people will always need somewhere to stay.
West Country benefits from “staycations” | Sidmouth Independent News
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