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Diane Mondeo
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Julias Sachin

The body of a man whose last words were about the size of the waves hitting the Devon beach he was walking on has been found. The 67-year-old Paignton man spoke on the phone about the size of the waves hitting the sea wall at Dawlish and drowned moments later, an inquest has heard. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/body-found-beach-mans-last-684809

Planners have given the go ahead to convert a barn at a farm in Dawlish with a long and complicated planning history into a home. Although part of the barn is used as a home, there is a current Enforcement Notice requiring the cessation of its residential use. The application is complicated further by the fact that the land owner, Leo Michaels, had recently admitted causing grievous ...

A railway-themed holiday park could soon be open all year round as a holiday destination. The Brunel Camping Carriages site in Dawlish Warren, which features eight chalets in converted rail carriages, was sold at auction for £261,000 last year. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/property/iconic-dawlish-warren-railway-carriages-669415

As a result of a weather warning that has been issued for the sea wall at Dawlish tonight, CrossCountry's 'Voyager' trains are unable to run between Newton Abbot and Exeter St Davids between 7.15pm and 11pm. Trains through Dawlish cancelled due to Storm Brian See more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/trains-through-dawlish-cancelled-due-656145

A patient who used butane gas to try to blow up a former NHS clinic is to be detained indefinitely in a psychiatric hospital. He was ordered to remain under the care of doctors at Langdon Hospital in Dawlish after a judge at Exeter Crown Court ruled he posed a potential danger to the public. Read more... ...

The warning says: “High water at Exmouth is at 7:45pm, times of high water will vary along the coast. Strong force 6 to 7 south westerly winds and offshore wave heights of up to 2m are forecast to cause wave overtopping of sea defences and sea spray in exposed coastal locations at Torbay, Dawlish, and Teignmouth. Read more... ...

Boat users are set to be ‘banned’ from areas of the Exe Estuary as part of plans to create two wildlife refuges. Advice from conservation experts urge that new ‘Wildlife Refuges’ are implemented to make sure protected birds are undisturbed and have safe places to rest and feed. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/wildlife-refuges-planned-exe-estuary-639786

Paul Rowntree aged 36 from Dawlish was jailed for 19 years, Rikki Ward aged 28 from Sunderland was jailed for 15 years 3 months, and Ross Morton aged 29 from Dawlish was jailed for three years for their role in the attack and robbery that took place in Dawlish on Monday 30 January 2017. Read more... http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2017-10-14/three-jailed-for-37-years-after-ammonia-attack/

A 31-year-old man has appeared in court accused of having a kitchen knife in a public place in Dawlish without good reason. Molland pleaded not guilty to the offence which allegedly occurred in Dawlish last month Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/man-denies-having-kitchen-knife-612326

A driver who took two men from Dawlish to Torquay after the robbery has told the jury that he had no idea they had just committed a crime. Ross Morton said he had been rung up in mid afternoon and taken the men shopping as an unpaid favour, picking up his girlfriend and her child at Teignmouth on the way. Read more... ...

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