BY NICK PEARCE Disturbing news has been passed to this magazine – that gangs are going around the countryside pretending to be council workers and cutting down trees for profit. A resident nearby Torbay Golf Course sent in evidence of oak trees missing from the road next to the course. Over three days a team felled these trees and no one seemed to intervene. The … Continue reading Is Treejacking a Thing?
BY LIZ HALL On the 8th November in 2018 I was listening to The James O’Brien Show on LBC Radio. The DJ James O’Brien was interviewing a lady who was introduced as the CEO of a Homeless Charity in the South West of England. You can still listen to the interview on the LBC website, alongside an article stating: She spoke passionately to James O’Brien … Continue reading Gullible O’Brien Promoted Con
CSM EDITORIAL Rotherham, Rochdale, Telford, Newcastle – towns now synonymous with rape gangs and child abuse. Each of them tragic stories which only outed when substantial numbers of victims’ testimonies emerged and the authorities took victims’ complaints seriously. Evils were ended by victims’ bravery. Since then we have had “Nick” – Carl Beech’s fake reports of a VIP child abuse scandal – highlighting the fine … Continue reading Tuesday Club Torbay
CSM EXCLUSIVE Mark King has been a Conservative Councillor in Torbay, Devon for 4 years. A serving councillor who was disciplined for misconduct and fled 7,000 miles to the Philippines, he claims he fears for his safety if he returns. King was accused of multiple breaches of the code of conduct by a woman he developed a personal relationship with. He fled to Manila in … Continue reading The Councillor Who Fled to Manila
Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, we rarely publish letters from members of the public but this one below from Dr Helen Boyles fits in well with our campaign related to Torbay Council, which can be read about here. In short, we’re involved with this issue as we see this council, among many, ignoring local wishes and ploughing up the Great British Countryside. We are … Continue reading Dear Editor, Re: Torbay
CSM EDITORIAL When a Local Council is fair and consistent with its planning decisions, those who are turned down can accept its decisions in the hope that the Council is making the correct decision in the best interests of the area. When a Local Council is inconsistent to the point of appearing incompetent or corrupt with its planning decisions then neighbourhoods become divided places, the … Continue reading Council Traumatises Whole Neighbourhood
CSM EDITORIAL Every now and again, an article inspires readers to get in touch with a nugget of a story. This happened over Christmas time following our two articles about Torbay Council here and here. The Country Squires were pointed to an article one reader had prepared in connection with the dubious approval of a proposed major planning development in the heart of Torquay, and … Continue reading Is Torbay Council “Corrupt”?