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An interesting observation by the photographer - "He also spotted the very rare sight of the DRS class66s no's 66424 and 68301 double headed. The yearly flask train from Crewe Coal Yard to Keyham Dock Yard (DEVONPORT)." Why would waste nuclear material be sent to a Naval Dockyard? and significantly only once a year. The schedules for all other shipments is very regular and all go from the ...

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2 weeks ago

This newly built train has been spotted for the first time in Dawlish. On Wednesday afternoon, the brand new built Colas Rail Freight Class 70 no 70812 worked from Westbury to Tavistock Junction, on a test run. Read more... http://www.middevongazette.co.uk/rare-train-spotted-in-dawlish-for-the-first-time-ever/story-30192119-detail/story.html

South West Water faces a fine of up to £150,000 after sewage spilled onto a beach in Dawlish during a Bank Holiday weekend. Exeter Crown Court was told the delay in dealing with the problem was made worse when a cleaning team initially went to the wrong address. Read more... ...

So awful, my heart goes out to her familly

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. It is further alleged they attacked him with a noxious chemical - ammonia - leaving him with serious eye injuries. Read more... ...

So very sad. Latest update; http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2017-03-05/woman-killed-in-farm-machinery-accident/

2 weeks ago

Two air ambulances were sent to Dawlish on Saturday afternoon after a major incident. The air ambulances landed at a farm behind Gatehouse in the town. According to reports on social media, a large number of emergency services vehicles and personnel attended. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/air-ambulance-in-dawlish-after-major-incident-at-a-farm/story-30179723-detail/story.html

The warning covers the South Devon Coast from Start Point to Dawlish Warren and south coast of Cornwall from Lizard Point to Gibbin Head near Par. In Devon flooding is possible for exposed east facing coastal locations including Hallsands, Beesands, Torcross, Slapton, Blackpool Sands, Brixham, Broadsands, Goodrington, Paignton, Hollicombe, Torquay, Oddicombe, Teignmouth Promenade and Dawlish over ...

Protecting the Westcountry's rail links is a government priority for investment, Rail Minister Paul Maynard has confirmed. Mr Maynard was speaking at a meeting in London this week with the Peninsula Rail Task Force to discuss the Government's response to the Task Force's 20-year investment plan report, “Closing the Gap". The Dawlish main line is the top priority, requiring work to protect ...

The cob structure in Kenton, about six miles south of Exeter, crumbled to the ground on Wednesday afternoon. Nobody was hurt and the owner was not at home at the time. They are said to be too distraught to speak about the incident and are staying with friends. Read more... ...

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