A decade after storms battered the main rail line in Devon, Network Rail says the route is now more resilient against bad weather. But there remains more to do to secure the rail network from flooding, warns the Peninsula Rail Task Force. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/news-opinion/dawlish-storm-devastation-decade-work-9081879
A new link road and bridge over the Shutterton Brook is being constructed. Phase 1 of the project will create a connection from the A379 to Secmaton Farm. Works are expected to be completed by summer 2024. Funding comes from £4.9m government grant and £1.3m developer contributions. No formal road closures are planned during construction. Phase 2 (area 2) through to Elm Grove Road ...
BANKING could return to Dawlish as early as this summer, the organisation responsible for introducing new banking hubs has said. Read more... https://www.dawlish-today.co.uk/news/summertime-banking-could-be-on-the-cards-667679
SKATERS are being encouraged to have their say on Dawlish skate park. Its Skate Park Working Group is calling for anyone who uses the facility to give their views. Read more... https://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/news/views-wanted-for-skate-park-revamp-667684
A pervert from Dawlish has been jailed for amassing a huge collection of child abuse images and videos downloaded from the dark web. Paul Powell, 56, also set up a spy camera to secretly film a woman in a bathroom. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/spying-devon-pervert-jailed-massive-9027761
ST GREGORY’S Church in Dawlish has welcomed its new vicar, Revd Linda Cronin. Read more... https://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/news/new-incumbent-at-st-gregorys-667595
IT wasn’t singing in the rain but singing in the sea for Dawlish Rock Choir as they did something funny for money. Read more... https://www.dawlish-today.co.uk/news/singers-brave-the-briney-to-raise-a-few-hundred-notes-for-comic-relief-667589
• Rated 5: Harrisons Amusements at Harrisons Amusements 8 - 13 Piermont Place Dawlish Devon; rated on February 20 See mure... https://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/news/good-news-as-food-hygiene-ratings-given-to-four-teignbridge-establishments-667484
Flooding has closed the train line between Exeter and Plymouth following after a heavy deluge of rain in the region. Heavy rain and strong winds have battered Devon throughout the day, causing major disruption and flooding across the region. Read more... ...
@1263 Yes, it's pretty feudal. Maybe a Director or two does an hour here or there, but judging from the website the sessions are predominantly delivered by unpaid workers. They don't even pay the Ukrainian translator who's an 'ad-hoc' volunteer, that's a highly skilled role. https://rootscommunityenhancement.org/about-us Nowadays the core work of charities and social entreprises ...