Emma Morse: Your Labour Candidate Devon County Council Elections 2013
Emma Morse is 34 years old and lives in Beacon Heath with her husband and two young sons. Emma has lived in Beacon Heath for most of her life and attended Beacon Heath Primary School, Summerway Middle School and St James High School.
Her eldest son attends Willowbrook School and she helps to run Pinhoe, Parent, Toddler and Baby Group. She also is a member of the organisational committee for Pinhoe’s America Hall.
Emma said, “Pinhoe and Mincinglake are my local communities. I have watched Saxon Spence do an excellent job of representing them over the years and am honoured that I now have the opportunity to continue her excellent work – I am thrilled that she is offering me her full support”.
“There are many issues that concern the people of Pinhoe and Mincinglake including transport and roads, development in and around the ward, youth engagement and diminishing funding in social services. Should I be elected I am looking forward to engaging with the local people and community groups to champion local concerns”.
During the November Pinhoe Street meet with local Councillors and Lou Western, the Neighbourhood Beat Manager for Pinhoe, a number of Pinhoe and Beacon Heath residents raised concerns about drivers speeding on Harrington Lane and Beacon Heath.
Pinhoe Councillor Moira Macdonald and Police Officer Lou Western decided to tackle the matter and headed...Read More »
Devon County Council are looking into the possibility of converting the yard off Station Road into extra parking for Pinhoe Station.
Emma Morse said, “Exeter is getting more rail stations elsewhere in the city. I would welcome this extra parking to get more people off the roads and using public transport....Read More »
As you will be aware development has started at the old Brickworks site on Harrington Lane, as a result there will be an increase of heavy goods vehicle traffic in and around Pinhoe. Concerns have been raised by local residents about these vehicles on Chancel Lane Bridge, the local Councillors have followed up these...Read More »
From a small start with a few young people getting together in the rear games room of the Poltimore Arms, YouthZone has flourished.
Now comes a move to Hall Church, Main Road and a chance to widen participation. As well as enjoying getting together, Pinhoe's young people have a chance to challenge themselves through...Read More »
Residents can report concerns about potholes and broken street lights themselves using the contact details below:
Please phone 0845 155 1004 open weekdays 8.00-5.00 and Saturdays 9.00-1.00.
If there is an emergency outside these hours ring 01392 383229.
You can also do this online on the Devon County Council website: www.devon.gov.uk
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One Wednesday morning in November I watched as traffic hurtled along Harrington Lane. It was prime school dropping-off time - between 8.15 a.m. and 8.45 a.m.
I stood with our local police officer Lou Western, Pinhoe's PCSO Ryan Williams and the Police's flashing-sign speed equipment. So we knew exactly by how...Read More »
An exciting new youth club, YouthZone, is now up and running at the games room at the Poltimore Arms, Pinhoe every Monday evening from 6pm to 9pm.
The club came about as Cllr Simon Bowkett introduced an energetic local youth worker, Pat Aplin, to Wendy Knight, the community-minded landlady of the...Read More »
A well-attended consultation event was held at Pinhoe School recently to highlight proposed developments in Pinhoe and in East Devon, and to gauge residents’ views on the design, scale and impact of the developments on our community.
“People were understandably very concerned about the impact developments will have on local infrastructure,...Read More »
Emma Morse, Labour’s candidate for next year’s County Council elections, will be attending “street briefings” with your Labour City Councillors Simon Bowkett & Moira MacDonald, together with your local Neighbourhood Policing Team to hear your concerns and priorities.
The next Street Briefings are on Friday 9th November at 4pm at the...Read More »
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The benefits of local development could soon be felt in the Summerway area if local residents can be found to join forces with councillors.
“For years the Summerway estate has lacked any decent community facilities,” explains Cllr Moira MacDonald, “Even our elections have to take place in a portacabin! Now we...Read More »