What we need is 3 or 4 weeks of bad weather gales and rain to keep everyone at home.
The equivalent of around 500 wheelie bins full of discarded litter were removed from the district’s beaches and open spaces after the weekend Glass bottles and cans, disposable barbecue trays and even human faeces on a plastic picnic blanket at Dawlish Warren were left on Teignbridge’s beaches and open spaces over the weekend. Read more... ...
A man has been jailed after he spat at police and ambulance crews who were called to reports of a woman being attacked. Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police were called to The Strand, Dawlish at just after midnight on Monday May 25 with a report that a man was being violent towards a woman Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/man-jailed-spitting-police-ambulance-4175525
Officers from the British Transport Police (BTP) were called to the tracks at Starcross station near Teignbridge in South Devon around 12.30pm today. "Officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family. "The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.” Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/-4171798
An effort to raise money for waterfowl in Dawlish has been set up following the unexplained death of black swan cygnet. Neil Salter, founder of Dawlish Beach Cams, said: "Sadly we do not know how he died as he was missing for over a week and was under a bridge for some time." Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/death-black-swan-cygnet-dawlish-4165588
Work is nearing completion on the first section of the new sea wall at Marine Parade, but Network Rail has now confirmed plans for the second phase of the £80m project to protect the railway, passengers and pedestrians. Reconstruction of the timber seaward platform at Dawlish station will also improve accessibility, making it easier for passengers to get on and off trains at the Grade II listed ...
Jeremy Britton dropped the red handled knife when he saw the police but officers found it and a second weapon when they searched the area. Britton, aged 46, of Barton Villas, Dawlish, admitted two counts of having a knife in public and one of personal possession of heroin. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/heroin-addict-pulled-knife-two-4157100
A man was pronounced dead on the railway tracks between Exeter and Dawlish last night, British Transport Police has confirmed. This morning, a BTP spokesperson said; "Officers were called to Starcross station shortly before 7pm last night following reports of a casualty on the tracks. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/man-found-dead-railway-line-4152162