DAWLISH is now ready for Christmas with the official switch on of the town’s lights. Mayor of Dawlish Cllr Rosie Dawson performed the big switch on for this year, marking the start of a festive weekend with a two-day Christmas market. Full article: https://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/news/light-the-night-as-dawlish-welcomes-in-christmas-653860
Young footballers in Dawlish will be able to play under floodlights now they have been granted a new lease on their ground at Sandy Lane. Read more... https://www.radioexe.co.uk/news-and-features/local-news/dawlish-youngsters-could-get-soccer-floodlights/
A tragedy but totally ridiculous. Doesn't common sense tell you not to go too close to the edge?
Network Rail revealed today that a new risk assessment of the area is under way and ‘all options’ will be considered. Albina and her mother Inna moved to the UK after the Russian invasion of Ukraine and had settled well into life in the town, where Albina attended Dawlish College. Read more... ...
STAFF and students at Dawlish College have raised more than £4,500 for a charity which aims to tackle the rate of sudden cardiac death among young people. Read more... https://www.dawlish-today.co.uk/news/students-and-staff-take-aim-and-help-boost-charity-652985
Sefton Hall received the rating for their approach to care by Meaningful Care Matters, who praised the team for creating a homely environment and the care home manager for her 'second to none' leadership skills. Read more... https://www.teignmouth-today.co.uk/news/care-home-excellent-rating-652794
The second phase of the Dawlish sea wall's construction, which was completed in May , won two awards at the ICE South West Civil Engineering Awards. The project won the top Showcase Award, in addition to the Over £8m Re-engineered Award. Read more... https://www.railadvent.co.uk/2023/11/dawlish-sea-wall-wins-top-prize-while-facing-storm-ciaran.html
Plans for twenty new mental health hospital beds for people with learning disabilities or autism have been revealed for the south west. The beds will be split into two 10-bed units in Dawlish in Devon, and Bristol. Read more... https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-devon-67582001
A walkway alongside a coastal railway line has been closed after about 20 large stone slabs were dislodged during Storm Ciarán . The pathway is part of the old sea wall at Dawlish, Devon. Network Rail said it hoped to have the wall repaired by the end of January. Read the full article here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/crgp1n9lyxpo
APPLICATIONS for the first wave of the rollout of an expansion of free childcare for working parents will open on January 2, the government has announced today. Eligible working parents of two-year-olds will be able to register to access 15 hours free childcare per week from April 2024. Funding will also be available for new childminders who join the profession or who completed their ...