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Organisers of Snooky Fest have said they are proud of the people of Dawlish after more than 2,000 streamed through the doors at Warren Farm on Saturday. The festival raised money for the locally-based charity the Snooky Trust, set up by Caz Steffens, 45, in memory of her brother Chris Snook, who died aged 27 in 2000 The charity's aim is to help 18-to-40 year olds in Dawlish and Devon ...

A vast new 65-acre countryside park in Dawlish will open in September. Work will soon be complete on the £250,000 project to create the new Dawlish Countryside Park which will be public open space with wild countryside and walks and will be home to native species including wildflower grassland, scrub and woodland, and native wildlife, such as cirl buntings. The event - “A Family Day Where ...

Ministers were under fire last night after suppressing a key report into HS2 overseen by the country's most senior civil servant. The review assessed whether the UK's biggest ever infrastructure project is on budget and provides value for money for taxpayers. Read more... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4701986/Government-refuses-publish-report-scrapping-HS2.html

Sarah Harris from south Devon had taken her pet skunk to a dog show in north Devon and was staying in a tent, when Dottie made a break for it. Now Sarah hopes her psychic friend, who has a track record of finding lost pets, will be able to home in on 16-month-old Dottie, missing in Bratton Fleming. Initial searches haven't been fruitful, so Sarah has turned to her clairvoyant friend ...

The duckling was saved by quick thinking wardens who fitted him with tape and cardboard shoes to help him waddle. The animal - known as Wonky - was born six weeks ago with clubbed feet and would trip over every time he tried to walk. Warden Don Phillips said: "We had two newborns in an incubator and one had clubbed feet. The poor thing kept falling over and couldn't walk. Read more... ...

Everybody moans about the price of rail travel these days, but this train might just be the most expensive ever seen on the railway lines of Devon. Early on Tuesday morning the rarely-seen Belmond Royal Scotsman Railtour passed along the spectacular seawall section between Dawlish Warren and Newton Abbot. Read more... ...

The news that a rehabilitation ward at Teignmouth Hospital will probably never reopen has been called 'symbolic of the current state of the health service'. The minor injuries unit and X-ray department at the hospital moved to Dawlish in January 2016 as part of proposals aimed at securing the long-term future of the two community hospitals. Read more... ...

Plans for 409 houses at Gatehouse Farm on Secmaton Lane were approved in July 2016 which followed on from the approval granted in April for Waddeton Park Ltd's plans for up to 200 homes, a 64-bed care home and three hectares of employment land on a 16-acre plot of land in the grounds of Langdon Hospital Now, plans for 201 new homes at land at Secmaton Farm in Dawlish have been submitted to ...

William Bryant left an elderly couple in hospital for a total of 26 weeks with serious spinal and rib injuries after smashing into their car when he failed to stop at a junction. Bryant was only 17 at the time and was on his way home to Dawlish from Torquay Boy's Grammar School, where he has just finished his A levels. Read more... ...

Cowboys quoted an elderly couple £170 for cutting down a tree in their garden, then quadrupled the price to £700 after the job was done. Reluctantly the wife called her regular taxi firm to take her to the bank to withdraw the extra cash, and driver Chris Smith quickly spotted something was wrong. Read more... http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/hero-cabbie-wades-stop-rogue-10742028

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