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Julie May

Work on recharging the scheme in Dawlish Warren as part of a £14million engineering project aimed at reducing the risk of flooding to over 2,900 properties around the River Exe has begun. The work is taking place after the Exe estuary flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy identified the narrow part of Dawlish Warren is at risk of being breached as a result of sea level rise ...

Trains through Dawlish have been cancelled and motorists are being warned to beware as heavy rain is battering Devon. A flood alert has been issued for the South coast from Start Point to Dawlish Warren. Flooding is possible at exposed East facing coastal locations including Hallsands, Beesands, Torcross, Slapton, Blackpool Sands, Brixham, Broadsands, Goodrington, Paignton, Hollicombe, ...

The money, coming from £250bn of borrowing for infrastructure projects, will go towards improving the line at Dawlish and electrification of the network to provide "faster and more resilient journeys". Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/labour-pledges-2-5bn-to-improve-devon-s-rail-lines/story-30369443-detail/story.html

Police are appealing for witnesses after a spate of burglaries in the West Cliff Road area of Dawlish Twice in the last month the criminals succeeded in breaking into properties in the area and made off with items and cash. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/police-appeal-after-burglaries-in-dawlish/story-30368583-detail/story.html

Police are appealing for witnesses and information from members of the public after they received several reports of a group of people attempting to kick down gates in Dawlish. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/police-appeal-after-group-try-to-kick-down-gates-in-south-devon/story-30366177-detail/story.html

The next phase of a beach management scheme that will bring economic benefits of £158milllion is set to get underway next week. Dawlish Warren is the focus of an innovative £14million engineering project aimed at reducing the risk of flooding to over 2,900 properties around the River Exe. The work is being led by the Environment Agency, contractor BMMJV and Teignbridge. Read more... ...

Judge Geoffrey Mercer, QC, adjourned his case until June 27 for a psychiatric report after hearing he had been moved from Exeter Prison to Langdon Hospital for mental treatment. Read more... http://www.dawlish-today.co.uk/article.cfm?id=109614&headline=Bombmaker%20detained%20at%20Langdon%20Hospital&sectionIs=news&searchyear=2017

And this year Dawlish Town Council entered Dawlish Main Beach for the first time, and the beach was awarded a Seaside Award - the independently assessed seal of approval is awarded to beaches which achieve very high quality standards excellent cleanliness, safe access and appropriate signage. Read more... ...

A Devon man who was paralysed from the chest down as a result of a motorbike accident was found in his bed by his carer after he took his own life, an inquest has heard. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/man-paralysed-in-motorbike-accident-took-his-own-life-inquest-told/story-30342833-detail/story.html

Police have appealed for witnesses following a burglary in Dawlish yesterday, Items, including computer equipment and a watch were stolen from a property on West Cliff Road between 8am and 4pm. Read more... http://wearesouthdevon.com/appeal-witnesses-following-dawlish-burglary/

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