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NEW Mayor of Dawlish Lin Goodman-Bradbury tried out a new form of travel as part of events to celebrate National Shopmobility Awareness. Cllr Goodman-Bradbury had the chance to take a ride on a mobility scooter, one of a fleet available from Dawlish Community Transport.

BOVEY Tracey Bowls Club enjoyed another busy week of action, starting with a ladies’ triples friendly at Abbrook Park. Bovey men fared less well in the Foxlands competition, being well beaten home and away by Marina, Dawlish.

Nearly 1,000 homes in and around Dawlish were left in the dark because of a power cut. National Grid said 838 properties were without power in the area this evening. The high voltage incident lasted until 10pm.

What a joke of a photo on the mid devon newspaper.

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
6 days ago

BARBECUES have been banned at Dawlish Warren to protect a rare plant threatened with extinction. Ecologists have been working at Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve in a bid to save the Petalwort, a minuscule plant which is only 2mm wide and looks like a tiny lettuce.

A GROUP of teenagers were pulled to safety from the water in the River Exe after trying to swim to Dawlish Warren. Six youngsters were spotted in difficulties while RNLI volunteers were on a training exercise on Sunday afternoon.

Well done to the RNLI crews for rescuing idiots.

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
1 week ago

Six teenagers were rescued after getting into difficulty in the River Exe yesterday (Sunday, June 10). The teenagers had reportedly entered the river in the area of the Mamhead Slipway and attempted to swim across to Dawlish Warren.

STUDENTS at a Dawlish school enjoyed banging the drums at a workshop. Youngsters at Orchard Manor special school worked with musicians trying instruments from African drums to glokenspeils.

Went down to have a look, if it had not been for the big tent on The Lawn I would have thought it was just a normal day! Well done in putting so much effort into the celebrations Yeh.

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