But Plymouth MP Johnny Mercer branded the pledge as "just fantasy" In a surprising move, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told the BBC a Labour government would invest millions in improving the South West rail network. Read more.. http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/corbyn-just-pledged-electrify-devon-524684
Developers have appealed against the refusal of plans for three new luxury homes that were turned down after councillors raised serious concerns about the possibility of the Dawlish railway line being cut off again for months. The site, halfway between Dawlish and Teignmouth, is close to the South West Cliff Path, and also overhangs the railway line. Read more... ...
Residents voted yes last year, but a town councillor is petitioning against it now A Dawlish town councillor has launched a campaign to stop a new £260,000 play park from being built on one of the jewels of the town, the Lawn Teignbridge Council – who manage The Lawn – say nothing has been decided yet, but the town council have asked for a play park on the Lawn to be provided. Read ...
Fire crews from Dawlish and the animal rescue team from Exmouth were called out to Dawlish Warren at 8.33pm on Friday. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/dog-rescued-after-getting-stuck-485966
Since January work has included removing stone-filled gabion baskets from the Warren. The timber groynes have been refurbished, extended and replaced along the Warren to help hold sand. See more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/how-much-more-sand-dawlish-479819
A DevonLive campaign to save direct train services linking the north and the Midlands to Devon's holiday resorts has succeeded in saving the trains - for now. More than 1,000 people signed our petition after Cross Country announced their plans to axe services. The plans would have seen all but one Cross Country Trains service from Paignton axed. The only remaining service to stop at Dawlish, ...
Plans have been submitted to Teignbridge Council to update and renovate the course at Tuck’s Plot which has been running for more than 20 years but has been in need of updating. Read more... http://www.devonlive.com/whats-on/family-kids/safari-themed-plan-dawlish-mini-454073
Hundreds of people and their dogs came out on Monday to celebrate the opening of the vast new 65-acre Dawlish Countryside Park See more.. http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/every-dog-day-opening-new-431759
The famous black swans in Dawlish cannot stop breeding as there are yet more swans on the way. See more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/more-famous-black-swans-way-421506
opening ceremony for the new Dawlish Countryside Park which has been postponed until tomorrow (Monday). See more... http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/rain-stop-autumn-devon-starts-417614