They are calling it wait for it THE DAWLISH LINK they make it sound as though we have been cut of for the past 100 years.
So 150 responses eh of which only 71% are in favour of cycling as their chosen transport method through and around Dawlish. That really is an oustanding response from around 14,000 local residents and of course gives the idiot councillors concered the green light to waste even more tax payers money, and cause more damage and disruption to the town in general. The whole scheme is a total waste of ...
Just over 150 responses were received during the consultation. Of those who responded, 71% either supported or strongly supported improving pedestrian and cycling facilities through Dawlish. Read more... https://www.devonnewscentre.info/bid-submitted-for-teign-estuary-trail-section-from-dawlish/
The Environment Agency and Teignbridge District Council are working together on a new beach management scheme at Dawlish Warren, which will get under way in early 2017. Read more... https://devongeography.wordpress.com/2016/12/08/giant-sausage-to-protect-dawlish-warren/
The Environment Agency say that flooding is possible for exposed east facing coastal locations including Hallsands, Beesands, Torcross, Slapton, Blackpool Sands, Brixham, Broadsands, Goodrington, Paignton, Hollicombe, Torquay, Oddicombe, Teignmouth Promenade and Dawlish over the high tides on Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Read more... ...
THE FUTURE of Dawlish's iconic black swans is safe after the town council agree to spend £350 to protect their nest on the island at Tuck's Plot. Read more... http://www.torquayheraldexpress.co.uk/dawlish-black-swans-get-more-protection-as-council-invests-in-their-island-at-tuck-s-plot/story-29952903-detail/story.html
@FredBassett - a possible explanation for the the time scale may be down to the police believing the accident could end in loss of life. even if no one involved at the rtc was at the time the police arrived. a detailed investigation of the scene is required for assesment of the incident for a possible future arrest/court proceedings.
Perhaps an explaination as to why the road remained closed for seven hours may have helped. The two young female officers at the top of Dawlish hill Teignmouth and new road junction were less than polite to me and that was past 7.30pm. Good manners feeds both ways.
Police told to 'f*** off' as they close the road following serious crash, pedestrian critical Read more... http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/police-told-to-f-off-as-they-close-the-road-following-serious-crash-pedestrian-critical/story-29952468-detail/story.html What's wrong with some people, they should be ashamed.
Pedestrian fighting for his life after serious crash closes road near Dawlish - update Read more... http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/pedestrian-fighting-for-his-life-after-serious-crash-closes-road-near-dawlish-update/story-29951185-detail/story.html?%3F