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Julie May

A robber has admitted spraying a noxious liquid into the face of a shop manager during a £5,000 cash snatch in a seaside town. Rikky Ward has already pleaded guilty to taking part in the raid on victim Neil Warner but has admitted being the man who sprayed the liquid in his eyes. Read more... ...

Exeter Crown Court heard how an employee of Steve Hoskin Construction Ltd (SHCL) was working at a construction site in Dawlish, Devon when he was crushed by a reversing telescopic material handler. Read more... http://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/contractors-fined-20k-for-site-death

Carlos do Rosario faces deportation to Portugal after a judge told him he had caused psychological damage to the girl, who has a history of self harming. He had sex with the girl on two occasions at his home in Dawlish before the girl wrote a Facebook message to a schoolmate which revealed what was going on. Do Rosario, aged 59, of West Cliff, Dawlish, admitted four offences of sexual ...

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after an attempted burglary in the Dawlish South area of the town. The incident, in which offenders gained entry to a property along West Cliff Road and smashed a number of large windows, happened at around 2:15pm on Wednesday 10th May. Six male youths were seen running from the premises. Read more... ...

Teignbridge Council planners had been asked to approve plans to build three, two storey detached houses in the grounds of La Falaise, 9 Old Teignmouth Road, The site, halfway between Dawlish and Teignmouth, is close to the South West Cliff Path, and also overhangs the Dawlish railway line. Speaking at the meeting, Cllr Prowse said: “In spite of all the numbers here, in the ...

A boat owner has said plans to ban small boats from areas of the Exe Estuary are an 'ill-considered sledge hammer to crack a nut'. The proposals would extend the existing Exmouth Voluntary Exclusion Zone to all users during low tide when the Brent Geese are feeding on the eelgrass (Sept-Dec) to include Kitesurfers / Windsurfers, Kayakers, Canoers, Dogwalkers and Bait diggers / Crab tillers, ...

Man denies helping alleged ammonia spray shop robbers escape from Dawlish Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/man-denies-helping-alleged-ammonia-spray-shop-robbers-escape-from-dawlish/story-30301007-detail/story.html

An iconic and historic beach kiosk on Dawlish seafront is set to be demolished. The beach kiosk, on Station Road, next to the railway station, was used for the sale of refreshments, but has been vacant for a while. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/iconic-dawlish-railway-beach-kiosk-set-for-demolition/story-30298308-detail/story.html

Carl Muff was caught with a small amount of the crack cocaine during a police operation in November last year, five days after he had been given a suspended jail sentence and told it was his last chance. Muff also broke a restraining order in March this year by returning to the home of the mother of an ex-girlfriend at Trumans Place, Dawlish, which he was banned from doing by a restraining ...

Police are investigating an arson attack which totally destroyed a large commercial storage container behind the Costcutter on Dawlish High Street overnight. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/arson-attack-in-dawlish-destroys-large-storage-container-and-damages-car/story-30291839-detail/story.html

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