Important to say he's been cleared. http://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/article.cfm?id=109352&headline=Man%20cleared%20of%20train%20grope%20charge§ionIs=news&searchyear=2017
A train passenger allegedly groped a 15-year-old girl's leg by sliding his hand down the side of her chair as he sat behind. Whitehead, aged 39, of Barton Crescent, Dawlish, denies sexual assault. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/exeter-central-passenger-denies-groping-girl-on-train/story-30251141-detail/story.html
A Dawlish teenager has landed her dream job that combines her love of the military and animals. Nineteen-year-old Helen Fewings from Dawlish has just landed a job as an Army dog handler. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/devon-student-lands-dream-job-as-army-dog-handler/story-30248817-detail/story.html
A village near Dawlish will get 20 new homes after a planning inspector allowed an appeal by developers. Leander Developments had proposed two separate developments of 20 and 15 homes on land at Little Leigh, Holcombe Road, Holcombe. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/developers-win-appeal-against-refusal-of-20-new-homes-in-village-near-dawlish/story-30245684-detail/story.html
Paul Rowntree, 36, and Ricky Ward, 28, both denied charges of robbery and causing grievous bodily harm with intent when they stood before a judge at Exeter Crown Court earlier this month. Now a third man, Ross Alan Morton, aged 29, from Gatehouse Close, Dawlish, has been charged with two counts of assisting an offender. Read more... ...
The water company allowed potentially dangerous sewage to flow down Dawlish beach in the height of the summer tourist season in one incident and caused a fish kill in the other. Read more... http://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/article.cfm?id=109306&headline=SWW%20fined%20%C2%A3150k%20for%20beach%20sewage%20spill§ionIs=news&searchyear=2017
All this money being spent on cycle routes and it appears that we'll have a beautifully flat piece of real estate from Exeter to N. Abbot (at a minimum) within 10 years that would serve perfectly. P.S. Can I have one of the tunnels for mushroom farming?
The South West needs central government to understand that it needs proper funding for a complete range of major projects to have any chance of being brought into the 21st century. The South West has been second fiddle to the rest of the U.K. when it comes to getting realistic funding for transportation, health, education, infrastructure, etc. If only we got the sort of funding Westminster ...
Calls for a second major rail line through Devon have been renewed following last week's closure of the main route - the latest in a series of events which have seen the county's rail network cut off. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/new-tunnel-or-new-viaduct-what-are-the-options-for-a-second-devon-train-line/story-30235146-detail/story.html