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Two 26-year-old men have walked free from court for having underage sexual activity with two 14-year-old girls during a drink and drug fuelled encounter at a flat in Dawlish. http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/men-walk-free-after-after-966637

Jonathan Grant was desperate for money after moving out of the landlady’s home into his own flat in Dawlish that he went back to raid it. Grant, aged 34, of West Cliff, Dawlish, admitted burglary and was jailed for eight months, suspended for two years, ordered to pay £1,500 compensation, do 100 hours’ unpaid community work and 20 days’ rehabilitation activities by Judge Graham Cottle at ...

Toby, who lives with his wife Lisa and family in Dawlish, South Devon, said: “You can keep your non-drop, I like a needle in my sock at Christmas, that is all part of the charm for me.” Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/celebs-tv/toby-buckland-opts-real-tree-952566

Plans for a revamped 12-hole safari-themed mini golf course in Dawlish are set to draw the backing of planners after councillors visited the site. Following the site visit, a report to councillors says that the revised plans have reduced the number of outside tables to six with 24 covers, and clearly identified the cycle route, the course would have 12 holes, and that the safari animals ...

A former chairman of Teignbridge District Council has resigned from the council. Mr Price has lived and worked in Dawlish for more than 30 years and was a shopkeeper and a retained firefighter. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/former-teignbridge-council-chairman-resigns-857841

Devon rail lines closed during the notorious Beeching cuts of the 1960s could be reopened, the Transport Secretary has announced. The route from Okehampton to Exeter has been included in the proposal. The route could provide a vital alternative to the Dawlish line - which closes during storms and high tides. Read more... ...

Panto season is upon us. Oh yes it is! Time to take your seats and prepare for sly digs, saucy jokes, slapstick routines and, most important of all, to join in with the show. Exeter’s Northcott Theatre – now thriving and celebrating its 50 anniversary after teetering on the brink of closure seven years ago – is preparing to raise the curtain on its first pantomime since 2009. Director ...

A combination of a high tide and strong winds will make it unsafe for trains to travel along the sea wall at Dawlish today from 9:30 until 11am. Source: http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/live-news-traffic-travel-updates-813211

Teignbridge Council is being told it should to end its winter policy of 'free on Sundays' and cheaper winter parking at Dawlish Warren, and instead impose seven day a week charges at the much higher summer rates. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/no-decision-yet-made-shock-805684

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