Don't miss a story sign up to Sidmouth Herald's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Protesters travel to capital to join 250,000-strong rally agaiinst NHS cutbacks

PUBLISHED: 19:30 18 March 2017

Members of the East Devon Alliance turned out for ‘one of the biggest NHS rallies in history.’ Picture: Graham Hobbs of Bideford.

Members of the East Devon Alliance turned out for ‘one of the biggest NHS rallies in history.’ Picture: Graham Hobbs of Bideford.

Picture: Graham Hobbs of Bideford.

Members of the East Devon Alliance turned out to ‘one of the biggest NHS rallies in history’ to protest against NHS cutbacks.

East Devon district councillors, Cathy Gardener, who represents Sidmouth Town, and Val Ranger, of Newton Poppleford and Harpford, along with others, travelled to London to join a crowd of around 250,000 people calling for the Government’s cuts to be scrapped.

Other News Stories

Weeds and overgrown grass at a ‘gateway to Sidmouth’ have prompted calls for action before the arrival of Britain in Bloom judges.

Read more

Drivers are being warned to be careful in Sidmouth after today’s downpour which has caused flooding in the town.

Read more

Powers to tackle antisocial behaviour in Sidmouth town centre have been introduced.

Read more

Youngsters learning to save lives at sea got their first hands-on experience with state-of-the-art first aid training kit on Saturday.

Read more

A diary giving a woman’s perspective on 19th century life in the Sid Valley has been reprinted by popular demand.

Read more

Ottery’s ‘committed and dedicated’ PCSO will walk her last patrol next month after nearly 15 years of service to the town.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:44

A former Sidmouth College pupil has snapped up a blink and you will miss role in a Hollywood blockbuster.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:52

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Sidmouth to watch a Mardi Gras-style procession for a bartender extraordinaire who lived up to his ‘Mad Dog’ moniker.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:55

Tickets are on sale for a special anniversary concert to mark a successful year of fundraising for Sidmouth Town Band.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:45

Dog owners are being warned to watch out for adders in Harpford woods.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 17°C

min temp: 13°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications