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At a recent full council meeting, Cllr Gordon Hook, leader of the Liberal Democrat Group, called for the free parking to be extended to Saturday’s afternoons to help boost trade in the town, saying that the town is ‘currently deserted on a Saturday afternoon’. Cllr Christophers said: “Car parking revenue has enjoyed a bumper year because the sun was shining, showing a surplus of £70,000, with ...

Some 1.2 million homes will be among the buildings at risk of coastal flooding, while 100,000 properties will be threatened by eroding coastlines, a report from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said. And places such as Dawlish in Devon, and Hemsby and Happisburgh in Norfolk are already being hit by floods, coastal storms and erosion. Read more... ...

Inconsiderate and irresponsible dog owners in Teignbridge will face £100 fines if they do not pick up after their pooch – and even if they do not have a doggy bag with them. SEASONAL DOG EXCLUSION AREAS (BEACHES) - an offence for a person in charge of a dog, between May 1 and September 30, or April 1 and September 30, in Dawlish Warren, to take the dog onto, or permit the dog to enter or to ...

Fortunately no one was hurt in these incidents apart from a few bruised egos Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/eight-truly-baffling-car-crashes-2128236

The enormous fire at the Victorian carriage and repair shed near Newton Abbot train station was so big it could be seen from miles around - from Dartmoor to the north and Torquay to the south. Fire crews from Newton Abbot and Torquay were called to the derelict building and quickly requested assistance from crews at Paignton, Bovey Tracey, Totnes, Danes Castle and Teignmouth. At 6.30pm ...

Figures released today on the Devon and Cornwall Police website show there were 105,455 recorded crimes in the force area between October 1, 2017, and September 30, 2018, up 10.4 per cent on the previous year. DROP IN CRIME The Isles of Scilly saw the biggest drop in crime, down 27.2 per cent, year-on-year, and is also the area where the fewest crimes took place, just 75. Crime in ...

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Just before 11am today whilst parked on The Lawns in Dawlish a marked Police van has been damaged. Officers were on foot patrol around the town when they were alerted by members of the public that the Police vehicle had been targeted. Read more... https://www.facebook.com/TeignmouthAndDawlishPolice

The main railway line through Devon is closed for repair after being damaged by storm Callum. This sinkhole in the line at Teignmouth is causing issues between Exeter and Newton Abbot with engineers having to wait until high tide before they can start repairs. Read more... https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/update/2018-10-14/hole-under-railway-disrupts-exeter-to-plymouth-line/

Police are looking for a missing Devon man who has not been seen by friends and family for almost two weeks. Craig Ford disappeared in Dawlish on Tuesday, October 2. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/missing-craig-ford-dawlish-2105651

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