A driver was threatened at knifepoint by a group of men who tried to steal his car in Dawlish on Tuesday night. The incident happened on Elm Grove Road near the junctions of Gatehouse Rise and Goodridge Close at 10.45pm. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/group-men-threaten-driver-knife-1748827
In the last few years I have seen a few housing estates go up around Dawlish/Warren and, in my opinion, these housing estates are far from alleviating the housing shortage for those people in local communities who need social housing. If you look at the developer/estate agent sites peddling these overpriced and poorly built homes, again in my opinion, they match and in some cases exceed the price ...
Councils in Devon have welcomed a multi-billion pound boost to social housing across England as part of the drive to build the homes communities need. A Teignbridge District Council spokesman said: “Teignbridge has been very successful this year in applications for government funding, securing a total of £10m for town centre regeneration and unlocking opportunities for key infrastructure ...
And not all of them are live - they couldn't afford to do that. So today Cowley Bridge road is alive and maybe Topsham Road is dead. Tomorrow they liven up somewhere else and kill off a live one. Nowing which is alive and which is dead is the problem. So we must assume they are all alive unless you know how to tell the dead ones.
In vestigation on going as no train driver reported a hit.
Disruption is currently expected to last two hours, with delays to CrossCountry and Great Western Railway Trains. Passengers have been told there is a fatality in the Dawlish area. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/devon-trains-delayed-dawlish-live-1723758
A woman was arrested at a Devon train station on suspicion of being drunk in charge of a child. The 42-year-old was arrested on Tuesday evening following a fight at Dawlish Warren train station involving adults and children. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/mum-arrested-being-drunk-charge-1721036
n Teignbridge, a council spokesman said that people are welcome to enjoy barbecues on the region's many beaches including the award-winning Coryton , Teignmouth Town , The Ness and Dawlish Town Beach . However, they said that barbecues are NOT allowed is Dawlish Warren as there is a byelaw in place that bans them. Read more... ...
David Chillery, of Dawlish, Devon, now marks the anniversary of his divorce from Madeline in 1996 each year by sponsoring a race at Newton Abbot. Read more... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5891319/Coach-driver-73-toasts-divorce-former-wife-naming-horse-race.html