Network Rail has announced community drop-in sessions in Exeter and Torquay to update local communities on ongoing work to improve resilience of the stretch of railway that connects the South West with the rest of the country. Wednesday 27 February – Mercure Rougemont Hotel, Exeter, EX4 3SP from 15:00-18:00 Thursday 28 February – The Grand Hotel, Torquay, TQ2 6NT from 15:00-18:00 Read ...
I take it it's a secret as to which bar it was as it hasn't been mentioned.
A man has been arrested after allegedly entering a bar carrying both an air rifle and a knife. The incident happened on Saturday night (February 16) in the Dawlish area, and a man is now in custody. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/armed-police-swoop-dawlish-bar-2554754
Maybe the conversation went something like " The cost for that section could be £61 million to £80 million depending on weather etc,etc."
They keep talking about "£80 million" but what he said (at least, what he wrote in the local paper) was "up to £80 million". That means "maximum £80 million", doesn't it ?
His visit was just a load of PR nonsense, we knew about these proposals a week ago. Failing Grayling thinks that raising the sea wall a little along Marine Parade will make the Voyager trains immune from stalling, that won't work at all. The obvious solution is to transfer the retired GWR HSTs to Crosscountry, they are 100% relaible in stormy weather, it's not bloody rocket science. And did ...
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling was in Dawlish today (Friday) to announce £80million of government funding to build a new sea wall to protect the vulnerable railway line. Read more... http://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/article.cfm?id=117103&headline=Transport Secretary Grayling checks out Dawlish sea ...
If people want to do these crazy things let the carry on, it,s their choice.
A body modification artist has admitted three counts of grievous bodily harm, by carrying out tongue splitting and ear and nipple removal procedures. Read more... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-england-birmingham-47198786?fbclid=IwAR0J7OC4whPHNJA9Wf1dIIZLOxk5VzU7L5o3Mu6rGfXX1BihnDZ-XOUBC78
As a Dawlish resident, who knows several other Dawlish residents who regularly use the railway, enjoying the beautiful journey and caring passionately about its future remaining in its present location as much as possible, I am rather confused (or perhaps bemused) by the above post, but definitely will not lose any sleep, or use up any further energy over it!!