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Arun Allen
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Congratulations indeed. Well done to all involved in this.

South Sands, at Salcombe, in Devon was included in the top 20 of pristine beaches along with Westward Ho! and Dawlish Warren. “The sand spit at Dawlish Warren is also home to a renowned nature reserve and an 18-hole golf course which command impressive views of Devon and the English Channel,” it added. Read more... ...

Congratulations to all who took part.

2 days ago

On Saturday 11th  July in Plymouth the season culminated for TSW Dawlish Juniors Octopush at the National Championships.  The Dawlish youngsters were defending national titles, having held at least one age group championship every year since 2006.  Every team in Britain strives to beat the all-conquering TSW Dawlish, and the opposition is drawing closer; a tumultuous day’s competition unfolded.  ...

Don't forget about the large stones that get thrown around in waves that could hit anyone or anything in its way.  I remember seeing one of those photos in that shop in Park Road, Dawlish Blue I think it was called, that showed a large wave breaking over the station. The size of the rocks being thrown up in it were huge!!

2 days ago

@leatash I've tried myself but people (esp. holidaymakers) don't get it because they've never seen what the sea can do. Infact a 2m x 2m x 2m wave will weigh about 8 tonnes - and no one will stay standing if hit by that!

3 days ago

I tried to warn a family who where doing something similar i tried to explain that a wave 2 metres highx2metres wide and the same depth weighed 2 tons and it was like stading a child in front of a car doing 30miles per hour there reply "Dont be f*****g stupid it's only water".

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4 days ago

Shocking pictures of family playing treacherously close to sea at Dawlish in Devon prompt coastguard warning The images of the trio were taken by Christopher Poole at the same spot where the railway line was destroyed by waves in February last year. Despite the danger, the family were seen playing in the spray yesterday - and at one stage were fully engulfed by a giant wave. Read ...

Date: 24/07/2015 Time: 05:40 Location: Holcombe, Dawlish Area: Western County: Devon 999 calls were still be received into the Control Room at this time. First informative at 06:09 - ground floor well alight in cottage, crews using two breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets, a safety jet and a street hydrant to tackle the fire. At ...

The fire service were called to reports of a child locked in a car in Barton Crescent in Dawlish last night. One appliance from Teignmouth attended the scene. Read more... http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/Child-locked-car-Dawlish/story-26890657-detail/story.html

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