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Pete B

Just been told by one of the workman that they were hoping to lay a layer of tarmac at the weekend but been told by health and safety their not aloud because of the weather On an up side there will be no traffic lights and both sides of the road will be open.

A £14m reconstruction project at Dawlish Warren was only completed in October last year. It aims to protect the vulnerable main railway line and thousands of homes, and was carried out over the summer by the EA. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/storms-ripped-tons-sand-dawlish-1348557

A video shows a man dicing with death on the sea wall at Dawlish as trains and huge waves crash over him during yesterday's extreme weather. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/man-puts-life-risk-huge-1341586

Cross-Country trains through Devon were disrupted again this afternoon as high seas battered the railway line at Dawlish. Winds were forecast to pick up during Wednesday afternoon with a band of rain coming with them. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/trains-through-devon-cancelled-dawlish-1339100

Resurfacing work on the A379 Exeter Road in Dawlish was due for completion on March 19. But Devon County Council have said that freezing temperatures and poor weather has caused the loss of nine working days. Now the weather has improved highways teams are making up for lost time and working every day to complete the scheme, but a spokesman for the council said that the delay in Dawlish has ...

A FORMER Drewsteignton man has appeared at Exeter Crown Court accused of stripping naked and exposing himself in the Accident and Emergency department of the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. Judge Erik Salomonsen adjourned his case for a psychiatric assessment after being told that Smith, who is currently remanded in custody at Exeter Prison, but is due to be transferred to Langdon Hospital in ...

If there’s one thing people in Devon hate, it is inconsiderate motorists who drive and park on the pavements. Meet the Catclaw, a device that punctures car tyres when you drive over it. In Devon Harry Hallan-Donald, two,stumbled near his home at Upper Longlands and gashed his head (pictured above) on the rear step of a van parked-up on the pavement. read more... ...

A wide-reaching review of special education provision in Devon could see cuts to services at some schools, but recommends increasing provision around North Devon, Exeter, Tiverton and Newton Abbot. But the 2017-18 SEND Strategic Review and Development Plan that is due to be endorsed does say that discussions are ongoing with the Governing Body of Marland School to bring forward proposals to ...

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has reassured West Country businesses and travellers that the Government IS on the case to make the Dawlish rail line secure for the future. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/chris-grayling-tells-devon-no-1303858

A mum whose daughter was the victim of a sex assault by two men has welcomed a Court of Appeal decision to send them to prison – but has called for the Devon judge who let them walk free to be reprimanded. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/mum-says-exeter-judge-should-1288224

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