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Texaco Garage on Exeter Road, near where the VW Caddy van was stolen from POLICE are appealing for information after an ‘opportunistic’ theft of a van from a driveway in broad daylight. The black VW Caddy van was parked on a private [drive] on Exeter Road in Dawlish near the Marine Garage Texaco garage on Friday when it was taken. Investigating officer DC Chris Empson has appealed ...

Teignbridge District Council's share of the Council Tax remains unchanged for the sixth year in a row after Full Council approved budget plans for the coming financial year. Prudent financial management, ongoing savings and additional income identified through a series of internal business challenge reviews have contributed to maintain front line services whilst absorbing cuts in grant ...

The eclipse, which will block out 94% of sun in the UK, will last for 90 minutes and is expected to occur at 9.30am on Friday, March 20th. People are urged not to look directly at the sun without specialist eye-wear. Read more... http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/Solar-Eclipse-2015-Devon-plunged-darkness-middle/story-26080723-detail/story.html#ixzz3SkV9HiHa???

I to thought wondering had left said "couldn't wait to leave" obviously couldn't stay away from us

wondering
wondering
1½ weeks ago

I'm always in Dawlish and know how many people use the buses.

Judith Chalmers
Judith Chalmers
1½ weeks ago

Wondering, there's nothing to laugh at.  OAPs don't use them at night therefore they're near-empty. They're full during the day (off-peak) because of the OAPs and their "free" bus passes.  How long is it since you left Dawlish anyway?

wondering
wondering
1½ weeks ago

Either they are 'full' or 'empty' lol.. Clearly Dawlish does not want buses in the evening,..point taken.

Mcjrpc
Mcjrpc
1½ weeks ago

Why free bus passes and not free train passes?   Is it just a throwback?   If you installed Oyster card type readers on buses and at train stations you could quantify how much each company is to be reimbursed by DCC for free/subsidised travel.  Presumably the driver already does something similar on buses.

Judith Chalmers
Judith Chalmers
1½ weeks ago

Wondering, the off-peak 'commercial' services are run at taxpayers expense due to them being full of OAPs and their free bus passes. They don't use the evening services hence them being near-empty.

wondering
wondering
1½ weeks ago

Service 2 Exeter - Dawlish - Newton is a 'commercial' service and not supported by DCC (taxes). Stagecoach choose to run an hourly service in the evening into Dawlish until Midnight. last arrives at 0021. In the days of Nationalised NBC in the 70s the services would certainly be discontinued. As the lack of passenger use/need has been highlighted, maybe Stagecoach will consider withdrawal of ...

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