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Didn't the Clerk lose his head about 8 years ago during a big storm?

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IT is one of the most famous rock formations on the south coast, but the Parson and the Clerk are not what they used to be. The vicar is still with us but his secretary, I fear, is not long for this world. The headland stacks off the coast of Dawlish were so named in the 1850s when the first visitors arrived on the newly-built Great Western railway line. This early engraving shows the Clerk as ...

Fire engines from Dawlish and Teignmouth, along with a specialist rescue crew from Clyst St George, were sent to a report of a woman unable to get out of muddy Radford Ford in Ashcombe Road at 10.53am. Read more... http://www.torquayheraldexpress.co.uk/Elderly-woman-stuck-muddy-ford-Dawlish-rescued/story-26210163-detail/story.html#ixzz3V2DkDM00

A SCHIZOPHRENIC man has been ordered to receive psychiatric treatment in hospital after he shook a one-month old baby so hard the child suffered head injuries. The 20-year-old has a history of mental illness dating back to his teens and will now be treated at the Langdon Hospital in Dawlish under a Hospital Order. Read more... ...

The south-west Last year’s floods and infrastructure failings – notably the loss of railway tracks at Dawlish in Devon – highlighted the parlous state of the region’s transport links. Transport made up the bulk of the chancellor’s pledges, although most of the investment has been announced already. The £7bn figure unveiled on Wednesday covers road schemes, a few million pounds to ...

The three local fixtures will see the Red Arrows swoop over the Dawlish Air Show on the 22 August 2015, the Torbay Royal Regatta 26 August 2015 and the Sidmouth Regatta on the 27 August 2015. Read more... http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/mighty-Red-Arrows-set-soar-Devon/story-26194788-detail/story.html

More than 2,000 homes need to be built each year in the Exeter ‘Housing Market Area’, a new report says. The latest Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) recognises that between 2,172 and 2,601 dwellings need to be built to meet housing need. The Area covers Exeter, East Devon, Mid Devon, Teignbridge and part of Dartmoor National Park. The Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) ...

Philip Lindon and Cheryl Mee had been stopped for speeding on the A380 at Mamhead, near Dawlish when the drugs were found. Lindon had arranged the shipment to pay off debts. Mee was not directly involved but had been running a cannabis dealing racket in Devon for six years which had netted her £50,000. Read more... ...

The new Bishop of Exeter has weighed into the education debate, calling for schools to put people and communities above pupil results. “A school functions best when the contribution of all is valued,” he told the gathering of head teachers in Dawlish yesterday. Read more... ...

One year after the collapse of the seawall at Dawlish, UK, the marine plant is being prepared to leave the site now that the damage has been repaired. Read more... http://www.maritimejournal.com/news101/marine-civils/marine-civils/repairing-the-dawlish-seawall

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