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A man spotted swinging a young tot just inches from the edge of a perilous 100ft sheer cliff drop has been slammed as "crazily dangerous". At one point the boy appears to recoil in terror and struggles to release himself from the man's grasp. Read more... https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/man-slammed-swinging-child-around-13341400

Four bus loads of pensioners have become 'stranded' in Teignmouth, and their drivers and tour guides are blaming a 'council cock up.' Brian Bostock, 77, from Cannock, said: "We're all here from Wolverhampton – all pensioners that have been stuck an hour and a quarter. “We’re on a tour of the South, going to Dawlish and we’re missing the tour now. Read more... ...


Oaklands Park and Ratcliffe School have merged to become Orchard Manor School. Orchard Manor School caters for 165 students aged from three to nineteen years-old. They attend either as weekly residents or day pupils. Read more... https://www.devonnewscentre.info/new-dawlish-special-school-officially-opened/

On Tuesday morning, police searched a private property on Pidgley Road, Dawlish under a warrant issued by Exeter Crown Court, where two men and a women were arrested following the operation. “Three people have been arrested following today’s operation; A 39-year-old man was been arrested this morning on suspicion of money laundering offences; A 22-year-old woman and a 39-year-old man have both ...

For nearly two weeks in 1970 Devon held its breath in fear of disaster on its doorstep, after horrified locals woke to see the hulking burnt out wreck of the Pacific Glory, containing thousands of barrels of crude oil, had been towed from the Solent and moored in Lyme Bay. Now an author and historian is retelling the story and says it is a 'forgotten scandal'. "I would like to speak to ...

Other projects in the running for the awards are Dawlish Countryside Park, Making Changes — Bath Preservation Trust, McArthurs Warehouse in Bristol, Regeneration of the former railway lands in Radstock, planning to ensure nationally significant projects realise tangible legacies (NSIPs) by Sedgemoor District Council, The Carriage Shed in Swindon and Waking the Watergate by Sedgemoor District ...

A car has landed on its roof after overturning on the busy A397 between Dawlish and Exeter. Police were called to the incident near Shutterton at about 9am. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/live-updates-car-flips-onto-1963387


Teams from Middlemoor in Exeter and Dawlish raced to the scene, which was reportedly near Stile Farm, shortly before 8.30pm on Friday night. Eyewitness Charlotte Crouch said: "It's now smouldering. The fire fighters were there controlling it until the small hours. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/fire-crews-scrambled-tackle-massive-1958990

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