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Diana Mond

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As you say jc, rumour. The Lawn, Sandy Land playing fields, and other bits of green land in Dawlish are designated as part of the Green infrastructure of Dawlish in the Local Plan. As long as they remain designated as such they cannot be built on. The new countryside park is also in the Local Plan (it was originally going to be on the the sea side of Warren Road -remember the fuss ...

21 Aug 2017

The rumour that I had heard about these country parks is that, since they constitute "green space", councils are saying that the town's green space is all out there in that country park and therefore we no longer have to provide it in the middle, where of course it happens to be much more attractive (= expensive) real estate which builders are only too happy to snap up.

Police were called to Dawlish Warren after a parent was seen to dangle their child over the perimeter wall of the railway line. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/police-sent-to-dawlish-after-report-of-child-dangled-over-railway-wall/story-30489471-detail/story.html

Well, as there are already houses on that side of Shutterton Lane the precedent has already been set for development and as the Redrow site development goes right up to the other side of Shutterton Lane I can see an argument being put forward that to build on the countrypark side would just be a logical urban extension. On top of that, the Countryside Park land, although paid for by developers, ...

20 Aug 2017

Lets hope you are right and they use it for Social Housing.

20 Aug 2017

As I understand it, the reason we had to have this new country park is due to environmental legislation that orginated from the EU. When we leave the EU what bits of EU legislation gets kept as UK legislation and which does not, will be up for grabs. So.........if it were to be decided that the environmental legislation that meant that park had to be created in the first place was to no ...

An animal lover has spoken about her joy after being reunited with her pet skunk which went missing during a camping trip in North Devon. After having no luck finding Dottie, Sarah returned to Dawlish on Monday, July 3. She described going home without her skunk as "very difficult". Sarah had previously told Devon Live that she had hopes that her clairvoyant friend, Becky Willoughby, ...

This sounds great, already looking forward to the first dog poo bag tree!

Dangerous rapist jailed for life after shocking attack Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/dangerous-rapist-jailed-for-life-after-shocking-attack/story-30487682-detail/story.html

Park Holidays UK, which owns 26 holiday parks in Southern and Western England, said the quick fire sales, which were first piloted in 2016, will enable the business to make big savings in administration costs. A three-night stay for six at Golden Sands holiday park in Dawlish, Devon, sold originally for £658.00 earlier this year, however it's now been discounted by 60% to £269.00. Read ...

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