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PEOPLE heading to the three of Teignbridge's main towns will now be able to enjoy free parking on Sundays. Newton Abbot, Teignmouth and Dawlish will have free Sunday parking in their council-run car parks. The trio are joining rural areas in offering free Sunday parking as part of a Teignbridge District Council pilot scheme aimed at boosting local trade and cutting costs to motorists. Read the ...

A crucial new plan which could radically change the face of Teignbridge for generations to come is set to be unveiled to residents. Major proposals to build thousands of new homes, create hundreds of jobs and build new roads and community facilities are outlined in the South Devon district's draft planning blueprint for the next 20 years. The authority said: "We need to preserve what's great ...

A babysitter has denied sexually abusing two little girls he looked after and claimed he is the victim of a conspiracy. Former Dawlish Carnival committee member Kenneth Harry told a jury at Exeter Crown Court the allegations had been concocted to ruin him. Harry, 54, dismissed claims he had raped one girl and touched a second by saying: “It did not happen. I don’t know why they have done this to ...

MAGISTRATES COURT REGISTER Thursday, October 6 Charlotte Anne Conington O’BRIEN, Second Avenue, Dawlish, Age: 40. Between 1/10/10 and 31/12/10 at Dawlish were concerned in the supplying of a quantity of cocaine, a controlled drug of class A. On 26/05/2011 at Dawlish had possession of 6.79g of amphetamine, a controlled drug of class B. Between 01/01/2011 and 31/03/2011 at Dawlish were concerned in ...

They started the ball rolling with a 55-32 victory over Shaldon and followed it up with a 56-52 success over Pinces Gardens and then rattled up a 79-27 victory over Dawlish. In the national triples, Christine Macaulay Liz Smerdon and Sue Harriott had a comfortable win against B Woods team from North Devon Read the full article: ...

The 500th location sign in a network which coastguards believe will save people's lives has been installed on the Devon coast. The signs contain the place name and a map reference which people can give coastguards when reporting an incident. The South West Coast Path Team is installing 2,500 signs along the 630-mile (1,014 km) route. Read the bbc article here: ...

A speeding car crashed through a stone wall along the Exeter Road last night. The car then hit an electric pylon bringing down live cables. The car ended up on its roof but the driver managed to climb out through a window and leave the scene of the accident.

Teignbridge District Council will be joining forces with other public services for a ‘Stay Safe, Stay Warm’ roadshow on Tuesday October 25th. Council staff will be giving advice on housing issues, energy efficiency and more. They will also be providing free energy saving devices like ‘Powerdown’ plugs, which automatically switch of electrical appliances like computers and TVs at the wall when not ...

A gang of eight men who "flooded" a city with heroin and crack cocaine have been jailed. Exeter Crown Court was told the LYNC gang boasted of being able to supply drugs in Exeter "all day, every day". The gang used a park at Cowick Barton in the city as its centre of operations. Two men from Greater Manchester - Kevin Newton, 30, and Billy Downing, 22 - were jailed for nine and five-and-a-half ...

A RED Arrows pilot was hailed a hero yesterday after he steered his stricken jet away from houses moments before the crash that killed him. Flight Lieutenant Jon Egging encountered difficulties as he took part in a daredevil air display with the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, which he joined in April last year. Witnesses told how the 33-year-old bravely wrestled with the controls of his ...

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