A weekend of disruption is predicted as the massive Easter getaway begins. See more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/good-friday-weather-travel-news-1401895
The police helicopter and Exmouth lifeboats are currently searching for a person in the water off Dawlish Warren. The helicopter from NPAS Exeter is also involved in the search. A representative of the force said the helicopter was called after reports of a body in the water just off Dawlish. Read more... ...
Plans for a proposed airshow in Teignmouth and Dawlish this summer have been grounded. Time has run out to put on a show this summer, but councillors remain confident that the show will take place in 2019. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/proposed-teignmouth-dawlish-plans-grounded-1399805
The Dawlish rail line is the only viable route for a railway between Exeter and Plymouth and will be protected until at least the end of the 21 century, councillors have been told. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/dawlish-rail-line-only-economically-1399467
Residents in Dawlish have seen severe bouts of weather and an Easter break scupper plans to get rid of their mounting waste. Some on social media claim they haven't had their bins emptied since March 5. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/devon-still-waiting-bins-collected-1382189
A holidaymaker who was jailed for 18 months for sexually assaulting a girl in a seaside holiday park Jacuzzi today failed in a bid to clear his name. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/man-who-sexually-assaulted-girl-1369123
A total of six fire appliances were called because of the large amount of black smoke reported coming from a shed containing dangerous liquid gas cylinders. It happened at 3.40pm above Gatehouse Close in Dawlish. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/large-clouds-black-smoke-shed-1351404
Just been told by one of the workman that they were hoping to lay a layer of tarmac at the weekend but been told by health and safety their not aloud because of the weather On an up side there will be no traffic lights and both sides of the road will be open.
A £14m reconstruction project at Dawlish Warren was only completed in October last year. It aims to protect the vulnerable main railway line and thousands of homes, and was carried out over the summer by the EA. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/storms-ripped-tons-sand-dawlish-1348557
A video shows a man dicing with death on the sea wall at Dawlish as trains and huge waves crash over him during yesterday's extreme weather. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/man-puts-life-risk-huge-1341586