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According to AIS, they have both gone now. Wow, 8000 passengers spending nearly 2 weeks in Torbay spending all that money.

Boathouse
Duckileaks
Duckileaks
6 days ago

I'd happily name them, but for one thing - definite knowledge. What would happen if I named them and it turned out that I'd been fed malicious gossip? Sorry, Dil but maybe you'll have to wait for details to come via another source.

So, it has taken 4 long years to progress what was decided upon in 2016 (see newspaper report below) to where we are now (see my posting above this one).  Doesn't auger well for that link road being completed anytime soon, does it? A newspaper report from 4 years ago: ...

1½ weeks ago

At Dawlish Town Council meeting held early last month it is minuted that County Cllr John Clatworthy reported that; Regarding the Link Road I have been told there is a meeting with Persimmon this week regarding the draft legal agreements and it is hoped they will be in place later in the summer and the Planning application will then hopefully be made in the autumn. The application will only ...

Also with the new table arrangement, the attraction for seagulls etc. will be irresistible and the litter from serviettes, wrappings etc will not enhance the town!  I like many others have done more local shopping over the last few months but that has been because of the option to walk on either pavement should there be a queue outside any of the shops. I shall seriously have to have a rethink if ...

leatash
leatash
1½ weeks ago

And to make things worse a new study by the WHO has found that 40% of those tested for covid are asymtomatic. That tells me there are thousands out there who have no symptoms havent been tested and are now on there way to the South West.

Margaret Swift
Margaret Swift
1½ weeks ago

Leatash, you are so right! It will be utter chaos from Saturday, the R rate will rise, we will be in lockdown again through no fault of our own making, but alll the infected clowns will have gone home to Birmingham and Manchester!! You couldn't make it up but it will happen. Meanwhile, Dawlish will have ONE pavement for all whilst the other one is full of tables and chairs so the cafes can make ...

Well, to give a flippant answer I guess that depends on how old we are A serious answer? I'd be looking at 2025 at the earliest. If anyone wants to know why I think that let me know on here and I'll try and explain why I have come to that conclusion.

Planning application approved by TDC planner

And then all and sundry will descend on us this weekend as campsites are open from Saturday. My advice stay indoors they will be from all over the country and probably bringing Covid with them.

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