A kind-hearted pensioner let a group of young people rent his house in Dawlish – only to find £30,000 had been stolen from his bank account. The victim, an ex-solicitor aged in his late 70s, was left feeling ‘distressed and angry’ that his kindness had been abused. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/gang-bought-gifts-amazon-using-1238561
COUNCILLORS in Dawlish have agreed to fund the ongoing maintenance of lighting which allows the Devon Air Ambulance to land at night in the town. Read more... http://www.dawlishnewspapers.co.uk/article.cfm?id=105842&headline=Council%20to%20pay%20bill%20for%20landing%20lights§ionIs=news&searchyear=2018
A £2.5 million shot in the arm to regenerate a key Newton Abbot site has been announced today by delighted Teignbridge councillors The LRF application was submitted by a partnership of Devon councils and public authorities. ?Today’s announcement comes days after Teignbridge benefited from the first wave of funding from the Housing Infrastructure Fund for key projects including a new countryside ...
A pledge of £35million has been made to improve the vulnerable stretch of railway at Teignmouth and Dawlish. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/business/dawlish-totnes-plymouth-set-benefit-1217565
One of Devon's most popular holiday parks has opened a new, £20,000 indoor cycling studio. Helen Scott, Director of Cofton Holidays, said: “We’re extremely proud of the fitness facilities we have here at Cofton Holidays and are delighted to be able to host a free fitness weekend from 23 to 25 February. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/whats-on/inside-devons-new-20000-indoor-1215256
Fire engines from Teignmouth and Torquay stations were sent out following a call from the occupant of a flat in West Cliff Road at 4.28pm saying her tumble dryer was on fire. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/severe-damage-after-tumble-dryer-1210342
Two railway station staff have been hailed as heroes after they saved the life of a holidaymaker who suffered a near fatal heart attack on board a train. Mike Evans had just boarded at train at Plymouth railway station to head back to Dawlish where he was staying with his ex-wife, Jackie after the couple had spent the a day exploring Plymouth. Read more... ...