General Discussion

A questionable butterfly


Diana Mond
North Korea
1½ weeks ago

Thank you for the copy, Diana Mond, from the Evening Standard. Further information can be observed from the DFID Development Tracker website regarding payments being made to North Korea -

1½ weeks ago

Let's talk about foreign aid and how much we still send to North Korea. How many taxpayers realise the amount of financial assistance that has been sent to this country over the last 6 years, over £4million from DFID. You couldn't make it up could you - write/email Priti Patel and ask her what she is going to do about it, but don't hold your breath awaiting a sensible answer

Congratulations Val, confident you will serve Dawlish very well.

Sorry put cafe in by mistake.  That is Network Rail's responsibility who say they are thinking of letting it out again next year.  They wont want to pull it down it is a barrier agaist the sea on they railway line.

23 Oct 2016

Back in September my wife phoned Teignbridge Council about this and was told it was the responsibility of Network Rail, so she wrote and complained to the Chief Executive of Network Rail about the whole sorry state of Dawlih sea front.  A letter came back on 27 Sptember to say that all the points raised  ie,  blocked stream water outlet, cafe, lack of seating, state of the surface of King's Walk ...

Are land trains expensive to purchase, Torquay has there train currently up for sale at £90,000, quite a lot of money,- but I do know of one going up for auction within the next 4 weeks at a suggested guide price of £23,000 - £25,000 - comments anyone ?

10 Sep 2016

Has anyone considered using a land train, a visitor attraction that is used in Torquay ( Ist Jan - 31st Dec ) This could be used not only as an added attraction for dawlish that I am certain visitors (and locals) would enjoy, especially if there was a drop off point at the Manor Play Park & lawns. Doing this, if it was cost effective, would save disrupting our lovely lawn, a ...

Any Ideas?
9 May 2016

Like so many persons I concern myself regarding the forthcoming referendum in June. For myself I am hoping for a Brexit result. We hear from the remain camp the dangers of leaving the EU, from the large corporations, Richard Branson, President Obama, etc. Please take a look at the facebook page of Tony Everest  and consider the views of the European Presidents of Europe's three main institutions ...

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