Trains between Exeter and Newton Abbot have been cancelled this morning due to more storm damage to the main railway line at Dawlish. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/dawlish-sea-wall-damaged-storm-1285826
Urgent work to shore up the vulnerable stretch of line between Teignmouth and Dawlish and flood prone Cowley Bridge is among plans outlined by Jo Johnson, Minister of State at the Department for Transport. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/government-offers-no-miracle-cure-1277575
The four month old black Labrador was off the lead when it fell at Polzeath, just over the border in Cornwall, on Saturday morning. And the Exmouth Lifeboat was called out and crew members had to enter the water to rescue a dog trapped on a ledge at Langstone Rock, Dawlish Warren – the third time in two months crews have had to rescue a dog from that location. Read more... ...
Two men who sexually abused two 14-year-old girls have been sent to prison after the Solicitor General appealed against their initial sentences. Read more... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-43162688
Police were called to Dawlish Warren this afternoon after reports of two people on railway tracks. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/police-called-after-reports-two-1241186
A kind-hearted pensioner let a group of young people rent his house in Dawlish – only to find £30,000 had been stolen from his bank account. The victim, an ex-solicitor aged in his late 70s, was left feeling ‘distressed and angry’ that his kindness had been abused. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/gang-bought-gifts-amazon-using-1238561
COUNCILLORS in Dawlish have agreed to fund the ongoing maintenance of lighting which allows the Devon Air Ambulance to land at night in the town. Read more... http://www.dawlishnewspapers.co.uk/article.cfm?id=105842&headline=Council%20to%20pay%20bill%20for%20landing%20lights§ionIs=news&searchyear=2018
A £2.5 million shot in the arm to regenerate a key Newton Abbot site has been announced today by delighted Teignbridge councillors The LRF application was submitted by a partnership of Devon councils and public authorities. ?Today’s announcement comes days after Teignbridge benefited from the first wave of funding from the Housing Infrastructure Fund for key projects including a new countryside ...