Plans have been announced to move the rail line at Dawlish out into the sea as part of plans to tackle major issues the Plymouth to Exeter line has suffered in the past. The project to replace the flood-hit Dawlish line, which connects the south-west to the rest of the country, would see it built about 30 yards out to sea. Read more... ...
To celebrate their landmark 20 years of Blue Flag status, Dawlish Warren Tourism have organised a family fun beach day on Monday, May 28. Events will include a sandcastle competition, circus skills workshop, craft workshop, face painting, RNLI roadshow, beach clean and games. See more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/devons-eight-cleanest-beaches-1578393
I wouldn't have expected the country park car park surface to have deterorated quite so quickly.
I believe the pot holes are due to the weather which has been unexpected in the UK for the last 10000 years a spokesman said "wow who would have expected road surfaces to deteriorate" is there nothing interesting happening on this site!?
Hook isn’t confused, Devon Live have taken an old quote of his about the inner car park at the Warren, and wrongly inserted it into this story about the car park at the Countryside Park.
From the report it seems that Cllrs Clemens,Hockin, Mayne and Wrigley are talking about the countryside park. Cllr Gordon Hook, Leader of the Lib Dems at TDC, seems to be the one who is confused as as he talks about the car park at Dawlish Warren. It doesn't help that the article shows pictures of the Dawlish Warren car park. As DM says - it's Devon live that has got its wires crossed.
There are two separate projects. Devon Live has got itself mixed up, however despite appearances the councillors haven’t.
Is it me or is there the usual messed up reporting on Devonlive, along with the councillors comments, sounds like everyone is talking about the new Countryside park but aren't the repairs just at the Warren car park. Clemens, Hockin, Mayne & Wrigley don't appear to know what they were commenting on
Contaminated material was been found at the Dawlish Countryside Park – delaying long-overdue work needed to repair the surface of the car park. The work was needed because of the large numbers of visitors and recent poor weather conditions had caused the surface of the car park at Dawlish Countryside Park to deteriorate. Read more... ...
As a dog owner myself, it frustrates the hell out of me when I see bagged-up dog poos just left around the place. Those bags are advertised as bio-degradable but that's a relative term: it takes around 7 years for them to break down. So if people can't be bothered to take the bag to the nearest dog bin then they're better off not bagging them at all, and if you're frightened of carrying a bit of ...