Dawlish News



Diane Mondeo
Devon leisure
Julias Sachin

Visitors to Teignbridge will be able to enjoy swimming in cleaner water than ever before thanks to huge strides made to improve water quality – with all seven beaches having been rated as having ‘excellent’ bathing water quality standards. The results are based on weekly water sampling by the Environment Agency who visit each bathing water beach from May to September every year to see what ...

There must be ‘something in the water’ as the famous black swans in Dawlish cannot stop breeding – with a record-breaking fourth brood of cygnets having hatched this year, The trio made their first appearance into the world on November 8 and the Dawlish Waterfowl warden said that the three new cygnets are doing well and can now be seen on the water with mum and dad. See more... ...

A toddler in Dawlish suffered a shocking wound to his head - which his dad has blamed on an inconsiderate pavement parker. He had been walking with his mum and five-year-old brother Jack before being left bloody with wide cut to his head. He was rushed to the accident centre at Dawlish Hospital nearby. Read more... ...

The court heard that 18 window panes at Dawlish Baptist Church were allegedly smashed with a hammer The trial of a 52-year-old woman accused of smashing windows at Dawlish Baptist Church has been adjourned. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/woman-accused-smashing-church-windows-768843

Six different vehicles damaged by ‘corrosive substance’ in Dawlish See more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/six-different-vehicles-damaged-corrosive-761736

A 70-year-old woman was left terrified after a fire started at her home this morning. The woman had to be treated by medics after the incident in South Devon just after 6am. Three crews from Dawlish, Middlemoor and Teignmouth were mobilised following the call from the distressed woman. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/70-year-old-woman-terrifed-721876

Aleasha Scibilia was desperate for drugs or money to buy them and ransacked the other woman's room before stealing morphine, methadone, an iPad, money and jewellery. Scibilia also went shoplifting in Dawlish and Teignmouth on four occasions to get items which she could sell to raise cash to feed her heroin habit. Read more... ...

A proposal to merge two special schools in Dawlish into a single residential special school is being consulted on. Plans are being proposed to merge the schools to create one special school which could accommodate 190 children with 35 weekly residential places. The aim is to provide better opportunities for pupils with special educational needs and increase the number of places for ...

A father has told of his anger and disgust at learning that his 14-year-old daughter had been allegedly sexually abused by men in a seaside flat when he thought she was sleeping at a friend's house. His daughter lied about having a sleepover with a schoolfriend and instead the two girls went to stay with the older sister of another 14-year-old in Dawlish. Read more... ...

Jeremy Corbyn is currently travelling to North Devon, possibly on a low-speed rail line, to act as guest speaker at a special fundraising event tonight – but what questions should we put to the Labour leader? Last month he told the BBC he had bold plans to electrify rail lines from London, through Exeter, and as far as Plymouth. He also spoke of pumping money into alternatives to the ...

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